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Rick Priestley

Författare till Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (1st Edition)

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Verk av Rick Priestley

Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (1st Edition) (1986) — Formgivare — 209 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 3rd Edition Rulebook (1998) — Författare — 119 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader (1987) 100 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 (5th Edition) (2008) — Författare — 99 exemplar
Warhammer Rulebook (6th Edition) (2000) — Författare — 73 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 4th Edition Rulebook (2004) — Författare — 58 exemplar
Mordheim Rulebook (1999) — Författare — 40 exemplar
Codex: Eldar (2nd Edition) (1994) 31 exemplar
Necromunda (Necromunda) (1995) 22 exemplar
Warhammer Armies: Dogs of War (5th Edition) (1998) — Författare — 22 exemplar
Codex Imperialis (1993) 22 exemplar
Warhammer: Ancient Battles (1992) 22 exemplar
Warhammer Armies : Hordes of Chaos (6th Edition) (2002) — Författare — 17 exemplar
Gorkamorka:Da Uvver Book (1997) — Författare — 14 exemplar
Judge Dredd: The Role-Playing Game (1985) — Författare — 13 exemplar
Warmaster (2000) 13 exemplar
Index Astartes I (2002) — Författare — 11 exemplar
Warmaster Ancients (2005) — Författare — 8 exemplar
Necromunda: Underhive (2003) (2003) — Författare — 8 exemplar
'Ere We Go (1991) — Författare — 8 exemplar
Gorkamorka: Da Roolz (1997) 7 exemplar
Warhammer Siege (1988) 7 exemplar
Necromunda Sourcebook (1995) 7 exemplar
Warhammer: Battle Bestiary (1992) 6 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000: Compilation (1991) — Författare — 5 exemplar
Renegades (1992) — Författare — 3 exemplar
Warhammer: Battle Magic (1992) 3 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook (digest size) (2008) — Författare — 3 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 4th Edition Rulebook (digest-sized) (2004) — Författare — 1 exemplar
Warhammer 40,000 1 exemplar
Space Marine 2nd Edition rulebook (1991) — Författare — 1 exemplar
Eldar Exarch (Warhammer Warriors) (1999) — Formgivare — 1 exemplar
Ephrael Stern: Sister of Battle (Warhammer Warriors) (1999) — Formgivare — 1 exemplar
Terror of the Lichemaster (1986) — Författare — 1 exemplar
Beyond the Gates of Antares (2015) 1 exemplar
Tyranid Warrior (Warhammer Warriors) (1999) — Formgivare — 1 exemplar
Warlords of Erehwon rulebook (2019) 1 exemplar
The Citadel Journal 23 (1997) — Redaktör; Inledning — 1 exemplar
The Second Citadel Journal (1985) — Redaktör — 1 exemplar
The Citadel Journal Spring 86 (1986) — Redaktör — 1 exemplar
The Citadel Journal Spring 87 (1987) — Redaktör — 1 exemplar
Leonatos: Blood Angel Captain (Warhammer Warriors) (1999) — Formgivare — 1 exemplar
Warhammer: Rulebook (1992) 1 exemplar

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Dark Heresy: Core Rulebook (2008) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor171 exemplar
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (2nd Edition) (2005) — Bidragsgivare — 141 exemplar
Sigmar's Heirs (2005) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor50 exemplar
Realm of Chaos: Slaves to Darkness (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 48 exemplar
Tome of Corruption (2006) — Formgivare, vissa utgåvor47 exemplar
Codex: Eldar (3rd Edition) (1999) — Författare — 41 exemplar
Warhammer: 8th Edition (2010) — Författare — 34 exemplar
Warhammer Armies: Dwarfs (6th Edition) (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 23 exemplar
Warhammer Armies : The Empire (6th Edition) (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 17 exemplar
Collecting and Painting Wargames Armies (1998) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor13 exemplar
Warhammer Armies (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 9 exemplar
Warhammer Annual 2002 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 7 exemplar
White Dwarf 99 (1988) — Författare — 6 exemplar
Tamurkhan: The Throne of Chaos (2011) — Bidragsgivare — 5 exemplar
Warhammer Dark Shadows (2001) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor5 exemplar
White Dwarf 115 (1989) — Formgivare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 178 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
Index Chaotica: Apocrypha (2016) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 98 (1988) — Författare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 48 (1983) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 97 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 104 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 4 exemplar
White Dwarf 191 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 101 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 100 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 96 (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 94 (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 137 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
White Dwarf 146 (1992) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor2 exemplar
White Dwarf 337 (2008) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor2 exemplar
White Dwarf 144 (1991) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor2 exemplar
White Dwarf 209 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 257 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 250 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 173 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 211 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 249 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 141 (1991) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor2 exemplar
White Dwarf 185 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 189 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 190 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 192 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 216 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 181 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 136 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 140 (1991) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor2 exemplar
White Dwarf 102 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 119 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 138 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 108 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
The Talisman Dungeon (1987) — Designer/developer — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 125 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 116 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 105 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
Warlock 6 (1985) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 95 (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 133 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 93 (1987) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 217 (1998) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 135 (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar
White Dwarf 243 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 244 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 245 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 246 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 247 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 212 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 338 (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
Codicium imperialis VI : Los Lobos Espaciales (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 152 (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
Warhammer Rulebook (7th edition; pocket version) (2006) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 251 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 252 (2000) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 253 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 254 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 255 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 256 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 258 (2001) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 265 (2002) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 339 (2008) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor1 exemplar
The Third Citadel Compendium (1985) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
The First Citadel Compendium (1983) — Författare — 1 exemplar
The Citadel Journal Spring 85 (1985) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 206 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 207 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 177 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 205 (1997) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 121 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 143 (1991) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor1 exemplar
White Dwarf 132 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 131 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 130 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 129 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 128 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 127 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 124 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 122 (1990) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 120 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 149 (1992) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor1 exemplar
White Dwarf 118 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 117 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 114 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 113 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 112 (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 107 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 106 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 103 (1988) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 156 (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 148 (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 150 (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 204 (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 172 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 202 (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 198 (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 195 (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 194 (1996) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 188 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 184 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 183 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 182 (1995) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 180 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 171 (1994) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 151 (1992) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor1 exemplar
White Dwarf 168 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 167 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 166 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 165 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 163 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 162 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 161 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 160 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 159 (1993) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 154 (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar
White Dwarf 222 (1998) — Bidragsgivare — 1 exemplar

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Allmänna fakta

Födelsedag
1959-03-29
Kön
male
Nationalitet
UK
Relationer
Priestley, Lindsey (spouse)
Organisationer
Games Workshop
Warlord Games

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Recensioner

Warhammer 40,000
Games Workshop / Black Library

Warhammer 40,000 (hereafter Warhammer 40K) is epic space fantasy at its most nightmarishly dystopian. As in many other science fiction and fantasy scenarios, humanity must be defended at all costs. A military roleplaying game developed in the UK in the 1980s by Games Workshop, Warhammer 40K evolved into a multifaceted setting. The RPG presents many examples that could answer the question, “What does it mean to be human?” On this occasion, I’m choosing to focus on the Space Marines.

In the far future, the human race has many enemies. These range from political dissidents to religious heretics on one end to ravenous aliens like the Tyranids, the corrupting influences of Chaos daemons, and the ever-present Orks. (Unlike Tolkien’s creations, Games Workshop based their Ork design on soccer hooligans.) How is humanity even to stand a chance amidst all the daemons, heretics, and aliens? I don’t play the game, but I am an avid reader of Black Library’s countless novels associated with Warhammer 40K. It’s Guilty Pleasure reading I discovered while a grad student. While writing quality varies with the writer, the game setting is wonderfully complex and the set-piece battle scenes are enjoyable to read.

The Imperium of Man operates as the bulwark against these various enemies. Aiding in its perpetual struggle, the Imperium possesses Inquisitors, Commissars, the Imperial Guard, and the Space Marines. Wasn’t expecting the Inquisition? To those who don’t, they have harsh punishments. This dystopia is utterly lacking in comfy chairs, soft pillows, and two, no three! three last chances. Commissars are styled after the ones in the Soviet Union and their uniform design is reminiscent of the Nazis. The Imperial Guard is the Imperium’s vast Redshirt Army (the trope name taken from Tvtropes.com) of the untold billions who were recruited or volunteered. But the cream of the crop are the Space Marines, humanity’s last best hope for salvation.

Space Marines are nothing like their human counterparts in the Imperial Guard. Standing at nine feet, genetically modified, with redundant internal organs, and, on occasion, other specific superpowers, the Space Marines push the envelope of humanity. Herein lay the internal paradox of Warhammer 40K. The Imperium of Man is, by necessity, hierarchical, absolutist, dictatorial, religiously tyrannical, and racist. But not racist in the narrow sense like with Nazi ideology or the KKK, but in a broader sense, one that sees humanity as the Superior Race. Does that make Space Marines superior to humans? Some, like the traitorous Warmaster Horus, seem to think so. He rebelled against the Emperor, sided with Chaos, and set about tearing the Imperium asunder in a galaxy-spanning civil war.

The paradox of the Space Marines would never be voiced in-game by a character, since he or she would be crushed or annihilated for spreading such foul thoughts of sedition. But how can one defend the genetic purity of the human race with genetically modified superwarriors? It’s an inescapable conundrum, because without the Space Marines, humanity would face immediate obliteration. Space Marines do not reproduce like humans either, with dead Space Marines having their gene-seeds harvested by Space Marine medics. They are closer to clones, albeit with the exceptional actual human recruited into the fold. Unlike humans, Space Marines do not die from old age, although they definitely can get killed. The immortality and clone-like nature set them further apart from humanity. In addition, a legion like the Space Wolves have non-human superpowers. Space Wolves, when given to a certain warfare-induced madness, unsheathe a set of wolf fangs and behave like Viking werewolves. (Yes, these are the good guys.) Except for being bipedal and having opposable thumbs, the Space Marine has very few similarities with the humans they are sworn to defend. (A more realistic example would be France’s Foreign Legion, sworn to defend France yet comprised of foreign and colonial volunteers.)

During the Great Crusade that occurred in the 30,000s, prior to the Horus Heresy, the Space Marines fanned out from Earth to reclaim the millions of inhabited worlds for the greater glory of the Emperor. In these campaigns, the Space Marines committed countless acts of genocide. The genocides came in various forms — against alien species, humans under daemonic possession, and political dissidents. In one story, the Space Marines slaughter several thousand humans, not because they worshiped the Emperor as a god, but because they were worshiping him in the wrong manner.

Over the last couple years, the Black Library, the publishing arm of Games Workshop, has published an ongoing series chronicling the Horus Heresy. Unlike Warhammer 40K with its decrepit Emperor, crumbling galactic infrastructure, and perpetual threat of human extinction, readers of the Horus series enjoy seeing the Imperium of War in its nascent glory. Amidst the countless conquests and victories, we see the Emperor in his youthful vigor. Put another way, the Space Marine is superhuman, the Primarchs who run the Space Marine legions are superior Space Marines, the Warmaster Horus stands superior above all the Primarchs, and the Emperor of Mankind stands above Horus like a living god.

In the dark dystopian vision of Warhammer 40K, being human means life in the most Hobbesian sense: cold, nasty, brutish, and short. Yet the preciousness of humanity means creating an arrayed internal and external defense system to preserve this weak little species. Coming to the human’s aid is the Space Marine; and while not human in the pure genetic sense, the Space Marine will die to save the human species from any foe foolish enough to cross his path. Chainsword optional.

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kswolff | Sep 20, 2020 |
Ever wanted to enforce the laws in Mega-City One? Ride your department-issued warbike and use a Lawgiver in the name of the Law? Well, probably not; but if you did, this would be the game to play. Based on the popular UK comic book, the Judge Dredd game is long on action and gear, and rather short on characterization (just like the source material). It's a good simulation of the source material.
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Verk
83
Även av
134
Medlemmar
1,448
Popularitet
#17,749
Betyg
½ 3.7
Recensioner
2
ISBN
106
Språk
6

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