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12 Apr 2019 1:40 p.m. PST
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emckinney09 Feb 2019 12:55 p.m. PST


Oh, you know what? It turns out I-I am… I am too muscular, and I-I can't fit through.

And thus the team had to find another route to the objective, because the Adeptus Astartes was too fat. First Patreon reward for the month.

Made with Garry's Mod and Photoshop.

If you like what I do and want to show some support, drop by my Patreon. $1 USD gets you an image of a character of your choice:

leidang09 Feb 2019 10:05 p.m. PST

He just has to bend a little more and angle his shoulders. Plus get a bit of a shove

Oberlindes Sol LIC10 Feb 2019 2:11 a.m. PST

Maybe spray some lubricant on his shoulder armor

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 9:11 a.m. PST

Space marines, by their very name, seem like they would be made to board starships and that is a big part of the fluff.

So why would you make them big, it would seem like economizing on size would be pretty key in building a space ship. After all, even if the materials are free, it is that much more air you have to purify, keep warm etc.

And even if human spaceships have been designed to be these massive space born leviathans, other races wouldn't necessarily have the same philosophy.

And the Space Marines were not intended to board ships of the nascent Imperium after all. It just so happened that the story line got really interesting when they did start doing that.

Making them stronger, putting them in tough armour, giving them extra organs and enhances senses all is logical but bigger . . . not so much. At least for boarding actions, planetside it does make more sense.

SymphonicPoet Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2019 12:41 p.m. PST

Yeah, the classic space marines in the good old days were pretty much the same size as everyone else. As they should be. No matter what the fluff said. Silly scale creep. But . . . lovely art!

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2019 2:58 p.m. PST


ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Apr 2019 4:14 a.m. PST

Actually, this is very interesting. If you were a species at war with another species which was substantially larger than you, then hey, yes, let's build all the doors and corridors in our spaceships too small for them to fit through!

nugrim12 Apr 2019 7:39 a.m. PST

I'm sure tha the physics that go into his armour can bend time and space

alpha3six12 Apr 2019 9:03 a.m. PST

The Imperium has plenty of mortal troops to send into cramped corridors to defeat lesser foes, many of them being just as elite as those "sensibly scaled" guys in the foreground.

The Space Marines were created to face xenos monstrosities and the horrors of Old Night.

Aethelflaeda was framed23 Apr 2019 8:56 a.m. PST

Spacecraft are going to drones. No corridors at all.

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