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Old 10 Jul 2009, 11:45   #21 (permalink)
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does a hive fleet name need to have any real meaning or like story line behind it or can it just be made up
There does not need to be any link at all. Going by the existing background of the 40k universe, Tyranid Hive Fleets are given designations to identify them and these designations come from the names of 'great beasts from the history of Terra'. Ergo, naming your Hive Fleet for a mythical monster of some kind is the norm, to fit in with the existing background.
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I call my 'Nids army Hive Fleet Briares.
The-Hundred Handed One from greek mythology.
read percy jackson if u dont know what I'm talking about

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