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Dawn of War Speculation

A wise man once said; “Good writers steal from other writers, great writers steal outright”. Right, rationalisation out of the way, it’s time for me to steal an article from Rock Paper Shotgun. Way back before the release of Dawn of War 2 Kieron Gillen wrote an article assessing the odds of various races of the Warhammer 40k universe being included. With the news that the second expansion pack (with Ork campaign!) will feature a new multiplayer race, I got to thinking. We know a lot more now about how Dawn of War 2 works, so I’m going to assess…

My Last Stand

The Space Marine is gone, pinned under the furious fire-power of the Shuriken cannon, the Farseer has been murdered by his own kind, a swarm of Howling Banshees overpowering his feeble armour. All that is left is me, a lone Mekboy, half my health gone, dead meat if they catch me, only my trusty teleporter stands between me and total annihilation. Wave nine is where the Last Stand first begins to show its teeth. Huge numbers of Eldar flood the screen, mostly the fragile but devastating Howling Banshees and Shuriken Cannons, whose suppressive firepower can reduce even the most stalwart…