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The H Man27 Jan 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Any companies jumped on these yet?

28mm Fanatik27 Jan 2018 2:24 p.m. PST

My vote's for Warhammer 401K.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jan 2018 5:24 p.m. PST

20k is the Dark Age of Technology and could be very interesting era.

50k Is just ancient Gork and Mork punching each other in a dark void. devoid of players and imagination

The H Man27 Jan 2018 10:36 p.m. PST

Nice ideas, but I was not talking about games set in the GW universe, just others using similar names that kids may get confused by and buy.

I thought some other company may make a not40k game and call it 20k or 50k and get away with cashing in on the name, since 30k and 40k are floating around already. Also as Warhammer 40,000 is the proper name, 20k and 50k are well different.

I can see it now:

"Battles in 50K: Titanic armies clash in space", or such like.
"Includes 20 armored assault droids and 12 Martian alliance centurions, full colour battle map, 6 battlefield creators and 2 alliance bunkers, rule book, dice and ruler."…

You get the idea.

Insomniac28 Jan 2018 3:56 a.m. PST

I guess it depends if the people putting the game out are happy being thought odf a idealess hacks who just want to jump on a bandwagon. If that was the case, then I reckon it could work :)

The H Man28 Jan 2018 4:00 a.m. PST

Hold on, are you saying there is a company out there that's not!!!!???

Yeah, its a pretty big band wagon, always room for one more.

Insomniac28 Jan 2018 4:07 a.m. PST

Like I said… it depends on whether someone is happy riding on the crest of someone else's wave… if they are… that's up to them :)

Dr Mathias Fezian28 Jan 2018 9:48 a.m. PST

I like to think of "Dune" as 10K.

Scary Robots ate my Puppy28 Jan 2018 1:23 p.m. PST

I'd love to see the battlesuits, robots and ships from before the 'Dark Age of Technology'. I like my sci fi to look advanced.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2018 4:54 p.m. PST

Warhammer 3k…the recovery from the Trump Era game.

malleman28 Jan 2018 5:17 p.m. PST

Not sure what that is supposed to mean, but why try to mix current politics with this subject?

MiniatureReview28 Jan 2018 6:43 p.m. PST

I much prefer the name PeaceHammer – Make Love Not War…Whoops maybe not.

How about WarSickle – The better half.

REMMAHRAW – Backwards in Time We Go.

…hmmm I guess I will go back to painting and smelling glue.

Zephyr128 Jan 2018 10:30 p.m. PST

I probably spent 20K collecting 40K stuff back in the day. Might even be worth 50K someday… ;-)

The H Man29 Jan 2018 3:25 a.m. PST

Or south park's Mr Mackey style. "It's 50-k, k"

Centurio Prime29 Jan 2018 6:41 a.m. PST

Not very many kids buy a lot of 40k, compared to the adults with jobs. So if you are going for the really low IQ confused kids niche market, you might sell a few copies I guess.

Earl of the North29 Jan 2018 8:55 a.m. PST

Could somebody make an official game called 10K, 20K etc, set in the future of our universe with orcs, elves, undead robots etc factions that closely resembled GW figures without getting sued?

It would be interesting to play a golden age of humanity game setting, just as it starts to go wrong with hints towards it being linked to the 40K universe, such as Eldar from before the creation of the eye of terror etc.

The H Man29 Jan 2018 4:40 p.m. PST

I see no legal issue. GW don't own orcs and evles, as Mantic and other's games proves. Not to mention the years of other comps pumping out minis. They also don't own sci fi or space, so again, no issue.

GW, themselves have spent years copying others, from the terminator franchise, Lord of the rings, D&D, Alien movies, and so on and on and on….

Unless 20k and 50k are TM GW, there is no issue there either. They may be soon, now though, so best get in quick! Just call it 50,000, they can't own every number!

Agent Smith Inactive Member30 Jan 2018 11:33 a.m. PST

Yeah 50K battlemallet

no problem

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