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  • saweendra#3399saweendra#3399 Registered Users Posts: 19,592
    Crossil said:

    Why are people salting over Cathay getting their own gods? This was obviously going to happen when they announced them.

    Yeah, and to be honest, a part of me expected the Dragons to fill that role.

    It's just that.... it feels strange to suddenly have the Dragon Emperor fill that role.

    And I think the comparison with Chaos Gods is largely misplaced or misrepresentative and just bad writing rather than an accurate statement.
    eh the GW one doesn't say they are that powerful so its just CA going over board

    #givemoreunitsforbrettonia, my bret dlc


  • Maedrethnir#1968Maedrethnir#1968 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 17,377
    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.

    Now that we know what we know, I even stronger* think that Imrik should have been DLC in Game3. Maybe a story where this very Princess asks for his help in awakening her father. He would fight against Galrauch over the Dragon Emperor's fate. Imagine her flirting with Imrik while giving him quests. A bit of drama and romantic comedy.


    *Yes, it's possible!
  • HeresyHoundHeresyHound Registered Users Posts: 8,285

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.

    Now that we know what we know, I even stronger* think that Imrik should have been DLC in Game3. Maybe a story where this very Princess asks for his help in awakening her father. He would fight against Galrauch over the Dragon Emperor's fate. Imagine her flirting with Imrik while giving him quests. A bit of drama and romantic comedy.


    *Yes, it's possible!
    Get back you Scaley heathen! Back to Furaffinity with you!
  • Maedrethnir#1968Maedrethnir#1968 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 17,377

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.

    Now that we know what we know, I even stronger* think that Imrik should have been DLC in Game3. Maybe a story where this very Princess asks for his help in awakening her father. He would fight against Galrauch over the Dragon Emperor's fate. Imagine her flirting with Imrik while giving him quests. A bit of drama and romantic comedy.


    *Yes, it's possible!
    Get back you Scaley heathen! Back to Furaffinity with you!
    I'm not a scaley! I just like dragons a lot, like a lot more than a lot. And I like rom-coms! The cheaper the better.
  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483
    Oh, gee look, they were given absolutely E V E R Y T H I N G in the game.

    Enjoy your high-elf tomb king chaos sorcerer dwarf thunderbarge vampirates, guys.


    ...Dwarfs better get their damned thunderbarges now. Should be day 1 FLC.
  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

  • PraiseSigmawPraiseSigmaw Forlì, ItalyRegistered Users Posts: 3,059
    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    Warcraft, our mortal enemy.
  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483

    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    Warcraft, our mortal enemy.
    Nah. Look at Age of Sigmar. It's the inevitable descendant, sadly.

    WHFB will get slowly retconned into something more compatible with Age of Sigmar over the years then SNAP! before you realize it, OW will be Age of Sigmar, just at a larger unit scale.

    Kislev and Cathay are just the first tastes of that insidious chaos corruption.
  • Surge_2#1464Surge_2#1464 Registered Users Posts: 11,954
    Itharus said:

    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    Warcraft, our mortal enemy.
    Nah. Look at Age of Sigmar. It's the inevitable descendant, sadly.

    WHFB will get slowly retconned into something more compatible with Age of Sigmar over the years then SNAP! before you realize it, OW will be Age of Sigmar, just at a larger unit scale.

    Kislev and Cathay are just the first tastes of that insidious chaos corruption.
    You are going to farm disagrees but your not wrong.
    Kneel

  • DarthEnderX-#6513DarthEnderX-#6513 Registered Users Posts: 5,295
    Crossil said:

    Welp. Take the old lore and throw it in the garbage can. Now there's only a single Dragon Emperor who's older than the Old Ones.

    I will, cause who cares. The new lore is better.

    "Assassination's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it."
  • GamgeeGamgee Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 2,266
    Finally my redemption as prophet of Cathay. This faction blows Kislev out of the water for me and even Tzeentch looks awesome. Definitely getting my first playthrough. Bring on Nippon as a dlc race and life will be complete.
    Prophet of Cathay.
  • MagicspookMagicspook Registered Users Posts: 942
    That aerial scene with the two flying frontlines connected by so much firepower was just... *makes italian gesture*
  • Maedrethnir#1968Maedrethnir#1968 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 17,377
    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    I don't see it myself. Personally, I don't mind that Cathay is over the top. That's pretty much what I expected and wanted. Floating cities and transforming characters are exactly what I desired.
  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483
    Surge_2 said:

    Itharus said:

    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    Warcraft, our mortal enemy.
    Nah. Look at Age of Sigmar. It's the inevitable descendant, sadly.

    WHFB will get slowly retconned into something more compatible with Age of Sigmar over the years then SNAP! before you realize it, OW will be Age of Sigmar, just at a larger unit scale.

    Kislev and Cathay are just the first tastes of that insidious chaos corruption.
    You are going to farm disagrees but your not wrong.
    Oh, I know it. Gotta speak truth, though.
  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483
    Just to add something positive though:

    Tzeentch looked FRAKKING AMAZEBALLS.
  • #326352#326352 Registered Users Posts: 580
    I'll love it but hate to wait until next year. ;) But I've waited 7 months so I can wait 5 more. :smile: I hope not 7 more that’s not early anymore but I don’t know. Hope we get a release date till Christmas for 2022.

    The mythyical theme is honestly visually amazing. I’ll like the Chinese lantern canons , the terra-cotta statues (they are more dynamic as me for a statue but I can live with that) and the cannons. The Infantry looks good. My expectations are fulfilled for the start. :) thanks for the work. And the trailer team is dope. Love these trailers , they never disappoint me visually.

    Looking forward for future units and monkey king. And please let the dragon emperor and moon empress do something in the game or the anger of the celestial dragons will be with you.

    Hyped for Cathay. And what’s to come in the future.

    Chaos Dwarfs and dogs of war. Or the possible factions like nippon or others :)
  • SaurianDruid#4682SaurianDruid#4682 Registered Users Posts: 1,724
    CA_Andy said:

    Hey,

    Just to clarify a discussion point in here from the FAQ.

    I'm certainly NOT suggesting the Celestial Dragon Emperor is on a power level equal to the Chaos Gods. But he and his wife are extremely powerful and comparable to most regional gods of the world, such as Ulric or Myrmidia for example.

    This is what I assumed. The Dragon Emperor, being a being from before the Old Ones arrived, would be on-par with Krakanrok, Kholek's daddy. And he's way too massive and powerful to be a playable character. That is why we play his son Kholek.

    Also loved the trailer! But then I am a sucker for playable dragon characters.
  • mightygloin#2446mightygloin#2446 Karaz-a-KarakRegistered Users Posts: 6,123
    makar55 said:

    Only 50k views in 2 hours?

    Seems to be a bit disappointing numbers for so called the most anticipated TWW3 race.

    Wait till the China wakes up proper.
  • Fingolfin_the-Golden#2157Fingolfin_the-Golden#2157 Registered Users Posts: 6,790
    Nice CA, nice.
    BEARS, Beets, Battlestar Galactica 🧝‍♀️ Pandas too please CA!
  • SaandroSaandro Registered Users Posts: 73
    The dragon emperor paragraph feels like a 12 year old talking about their OC sonic design.
  • dge1dge1 Moderator Arkansas, USARegistered Users, Moderators, Knights Posts: 23,788
    edited September 2021
    Love the promo video! Might drag me back to playing some more Warhammer. Depends on the information about the game posted over the next few months.
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  • Gustaf97Gustaf97 Registered Users Posts: 79
    Tzeentch is my favorite Chaos god and i rely care for his Aestetics and theme. The Tzeentch Chaos warriors on the Iron Dragon image and in the trailer looks like Undivided chaos warriors covered in Skulls and Sharpened bone spikes with the only hint that they belong to Tzeentch being a blue tint. Tzeentch isn't known for Skulls and Bone spikes, he is known for his EYE iconography and the Dark blue armors with golden trim. Please give Tzeentch's chaos warriors and chosen a unique look and feel like you did with Khorne. The miniatures that exemplify this artistic style is "Gaunt Summoner", "Fatemaster" and "The Changeling". Here is a image portraying the style of armor and crest the community wants to see for Tzeentch
  • Esus51Esus51 Registered Users Posts: 28
    edited September 2021
    Cathay don't seem to be fantasy space marines, thank goodness. Relief.

    Otherwise was not fused either way about Cathay. Thought Warhammer was fine without them.

    So far they look quite fun. Pleasantly surprised.
    As long as they remember game 3 clearly should be a chaos dwarf delivery device and a siege fix. Everything else is just icing. :)
  • Tyrant#1234Tyrant#1234 Registered Users Posts: 4,126
    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    This was one of the things I feared about GW giving Cathay an older dynasty look. The design for the elves already took soon inspiration from those. Elves also appropriated the Yin-yang symbol.
    1234 I declare a thumb war! 5678 I use this hand to mass-debate!
  • Jam#4399Jam#4399 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 13,070
    Bies said:

    The Change is here!

    Do Horrors in-game look like that?
  • saweendra#3399saweendra#3399 Registered Users Posts: 19,592
    jamreal18 said:

    Bies said:

    The Change is here!

    Do Horrors in-game look like that?
    kind of

    #givemoreunitsforbrettonia, my bret dlc


  • Jam#4399Jam#4399 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 13,070
    saweendra said:

    jamreal18 said:

    Bies said:

    The Change is here!

    Do Horrors in-game look like that?
    kind of
    Picture please!
  • saweendra#3399saweendra#3399 Registered Users Posts: 19,592
    jamreal18 said:

    saweendra said:

    jamreal18 said:

    Bies said:

    The Change is here!

    Do Horrors in-game look like that?
    kind of
    Picture please!
    it has the basic shape and probably the 4 arms



    #givemoreunitsforbrettonia, my bret dlc


  • Itharus#3127Itharus#3127 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 16,483
    Abmong said:

    Itharus said:

    saweendra said:

    Talmorean said:

    Imirk: I am a master of dragons, I ride a beautiful one.

    Princess Miao Ying: Hold my Wushu Pork

    Imrik is master of dragon, lorewise dragons refuse to attack him
    i am surprised imrik isn't going out of his way to make one his wife
    She probably can turn into an Elf.
    She already looks like an elf. Reminds me of Tyrande from Warcraft.

    In fact... the entire faction of Grand Cathay reminds me FAR more of Warcraft than Warhammer. The aesthetic is wrong.

    This was one of the things I feared about GW giving Cathay an older dynasty look. The design for the elves already took soon inspiration from those. Elves also appropriated the Yin-yang symbol.
    That symbol is actually associated with Anu, of Sumer. Which makes sense -- a lot of the root culture of China is Sumerian. Then again... they're the root of most still extant cultures ROFLMAO. GG Sumer.

    The High Elves (and especially the Eldar) took absolutely massive amounts of influence from Sumerian and Egyptian cultures.
  • Jam#4399Jam#4399 Senior Member Registered Users Posts: 13,070
    edited September 2021
    saweendra said:

    jamreal18 said:

    saweendra said:

    jamreal18 said:

    Bies said:

    The Change is here!

    Do Horrors in-game look like that?
    kind of
    Picture please!
    it has the basic shape and probably the 4 arms


    Regarding Blue Horrors:
    Where are their pointy flesh head?

    Anyways, let's wait for unit spotlight.
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