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I fear I don't have my computer in front of me at the moment and my phone only has limited space. Is there an errata file somewhere to bring what is in the Printed Rulebook up to the current Living Rulebook?

I ask as I have a Copy of the Printed Rulebook (along with Exterminautus 1,2, and 5) coming through Ebay here shortly and was wondering if I need to create my own.
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Community News and Announcements / Re: 2019 Conclave Events
« Last post by mcjomar on November 20, 2018, 07:50:32 PM »
A short hike isn't too bad given either A) other people to follow or talk to and/or b) plenty of time to make the walk for the event.
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by mcjomar on November 20, 2018, 07:49:32 PM »
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concept of an Inquisitor who likes to use expendable nobodies

I had a plan for this before gas interrupted me.
In the one-day campaign rules used at LGT and other events, should a main warband member be sufficiently injured that they would be in danger in a successive mission, then the Inquisitor will protect his assets (reasonable, given the amount of time invested in training them, and making sure of their loyalty), and replace their "spot" on a deployment, with a suitable mook (guardsman or similar). The mook still has character, but we're talking bulletpoints and maybe a limit of 250 words, rather than the full 20 questions treatment.
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Community News and Announcements / Re: 2019 Conclave Events
« Last post by MarcoSkoll on November 20, 2018, 04:04:18 PM »
Trains I suspect will partially depend on how many people choose to drive.

There are, as you say, two stations sort of nearby, but Ponders End is a reasonably small station with only half-hourly service, and Edmonton Green is a bit more of a trek unless you can get the bus.
Lots of people trying to all arrive by public transport simultaneously could result in pretty packed trains/buses, but assuming that not everyone is trying to get to the exact same station last minute, I think things will probably be okay-ish.
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by MarcoSkoll on November 20, 2018, 01:07:00 AM »
Suggestions for faceless mooks: this is born more out of problems that I may have to face with a player who is more swarm inclined.
While the suggested NPC article will likely cover faceless mooks (I've contrived a more streamlined and balanced version of some older Fanatic NPC rules), I don't think I would recommend using them in that way.

Inquisitor is largely a tabletop form of improv theatre, so mooks devoid of personality are generally better kept for the GM - it's not a great idea to have a large number of player controlled characters as faceless nobodies, as it immediately risks turning the game into more of a conventional skirmish, which isn't its forte.

If you've got a player who wants the concept of an Inquisitor who likes to use expendable nobodies for their work, there are perhaps ways to do that, but if it's a matter that you've got a player trying to bring in their favourite playstyle from other games, that's probably a bad idea. They're likely to be thinking about Inquisitor the wrong way if that's what they have in mind.

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Converting between systems: The introduction to the conclave site mentions carrying characters over from Dark Heresy
Potentially an interesting article, although the Dark Heresy system is of course itself now OOP.

I think the main thrust of such an article though would perhaps be more need to be from the perspective of how to adapt equipment and talents to Inquisitor, as the basic stat-lines aren't too difficult.
All there really is to that is to condense DH's Agility and Perception to get Inquisitor's Initiative, and split DH's Willpower to get Inq's Willpower and Nerve stats (as the others all match up pretty neatly), but after that, I usually reckon that adding 15 points to DH stats is usually about right to make them roughly equivalent to Inquisitor.
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by SwordlordRoy on November 19, 2018, 10:29:07 PM »
Forgive me if none of these ideas really fit here, I'm just throwing these at the wall to see what sticks.

Suggestions for faceless mooks: this is born more out of problems that I may have to face with a player who is more swarm inclined. Perhaps they should be handled in a manner similar to how the Savage Worlds system handles "Extras"? One-hit kill?

Converting between systems: The introduction to the conclave site mentions carrying characters over from Dark Heresy (and by extension most if not all 40k RP lines from Fantasy Flight (no idea on Wrath and Glory)) to inquisitor and back again. WS and BS are self explanatory, but what is the equivalent of Sagacity? What becomes Initiative?
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by mcjomar on November 19, 2018, 08:33:24 PM »
Ahh, okay.

Mail order Marines does make for a good main title, as long as the subtitle provides the explanation for it.

Regarding warband approaches, I think I've done 3/4 of those. The only one I've not done is pure sculpting.
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by MarcoSkoll on November 19, 2018, 06:54:28 PM »
It may well be prudent to investigate the forthcoming '28 Mag' - its Facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/28mag/
I've been keeping track of 28 Mag (and I'm also aware that INQ28 has often ended up in the pages of White Dwarf), which is part of why I've not added much to the ideas list as far as "hobby" articles.

Still, I do think there's room for some. Some of it more with 54mm in mind, but I would like to get in at least some 28mm content. Not to compete with 28 Mag, but because I think Dark Magenta should properly reflect the full spectrum of Inquisitor.

... and to be honest, also to try and dispel some of the elitist attitudes that had been known to waft through older Inquisitor articles.

To4I (ToFI?) might run into issues, as part of the reasoning is that these players regularly face each other, and thus have reasons for their collection and modelling choices relative to that.
The format will obviously need to be adapted somewhat from the normal take, but the broad idea will be having several players put together a new warband, demonstrating different creative approaches (someone starting with a pile of bitz and making ideas as they go, someone starting with specific character concepts and trying to make models that fit them, someone who just goes "frak it, I'll sculpt it all", someone seeing a model and thinking "that's cool, I want to make a character with that", that kind of thing).

Once they've got the warbands, some battle reports with them.

Yes, it's not quite the normal Tale of Four Gamers, but it's a good way of showcasing a variety of approaches.

It's not to say that there couldn't potentially be more than one "round" of this though, with the Inquisitors going away and recruiting more characters before they next meet, making it more like the traditional format.

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Or how an Inquisitor acquires the services of Marines in general? (or the Ordo specific chapters).
Precisely. But perhaps I should have explained that better.
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Dark Magenta / Re: Resurrecting Dark Magenta
« Last post by mcjomar on November 19, 2018, 06:42:49 PM »
Not wrong, but that mag appears to be a generalist 28mm SG mag, in the vein of old Fanatic?

DM is going to be Inquisitor specific, across all scales (but not Inquisimunda I assume).
Two angles on similar niches, with vaguely similar approaches. However, 28 Mag looks like it'll have multiple systems and settings to worry about, vs our singular focus?


So my questions on the above list:

To4I (ToFI?) might run into issues, as part of the reasoning is that these players regularly face each other, and thus have reasons for their collection and modelling choices relative to that.
For Inquisitor, that'll end up being more about roleplaying choices, I think, in addition to warband generation, and there will need to be the thread of "we fight each other a lot" running through it. Otherwise it's just a series of warband generation articles, with maybe a battle report eventually, which is a little different to my understanding of the ToFG structure?


Also - Mail order Space Marines? Eh What? Are we discussing the background of the deployment of Primaris Marines there? Or how an Inquisitor acquires the services of Marines in general? (or the Ordo specific chapters).

The rest all looks good.
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Community News and Announcements / Re: Greetings fellow Inquisitors!
« Last post by mcjomar on November 19, 2018, 06:26:42 PM »
We're pretty welcoming of both scales.
you can check in our painting and modelling section for threads on resources and sales (all sales are done via ebay for member security).
Resources will often link, and if you're interested in 54mm, then scanning ebay for "54mm Inquisitor" or "Inquisitor 54mm" will throw up a number of results.
Do please share any modelling efforts in either scale though, as it's always good to see hobby efforts progressing!  ;D
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