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21 Feb 2019 21:34 #292883 by GorillaGrody
Not everyone who works in the American pharmaceutical industry is...

My First Warhammer Tournament, An Autobiography, Part 6 and Conclusion: or, Total Bullshit and a Complete Travesty

 

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21 Feb 2019 23:34 #292884 by hotseatgames
Bravo! Bravo!
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22 Feb 2019 03:30 #292888 by mc
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Thanks for the journey Gorilla. Really great stuff, and it seems like despite all the bullshit it was a good time.
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22 Feb 2019 08:13 #292891 by Jexik
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So what's next? Will you be playing in another tournament? Skaven?

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22 Feb 2019 08:27 #292893 by jaynay
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This is the most wonderful piece of writing on GW! I didn't realise how much I needed something like this to help make sense of 'the hobby' I've recently returned to after a 20 year break. Please keep it up!
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22 Feb 2019 08:27 #292894 by Shellhead
Great session report. I have long been curious about Warhammer, but the steep barrier of the minis kept me from trying it. Based on your writings, it seems like I made the right choice, because the minis are time-consuming and the rules and play balance are more of an afterthought. And yet, your reports make it seem like the rules do a great job of bringing the setting to life.

I too worked in the pharma sector, for nearly a decade. My employer was a plucky startup that turned into a contract research organization after our science advisory board determined that our own research wasn't promising. I was the accountant, and also the receptionist and the person who ordered lab supplies and animals. Once, I got to order a rat guillotine, which was used for the quick and efficient collection of core blood samples or some such. Our specialty was pain. Migraine pain. Intestinal pain. Acute pain. Chronic pain. We even developed a study model where we shaved the rats and induced sunburns so we could study UV pain. Perhaps to balance the kharmic scales, nearly every one of our employees owned at least one pet. On the occasions that I needed to enter one of the labs, I learned to look without seeing.

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22 Feb 2019 08:29 - 22 Feb 2019 08:30 #292896 by BaronDonut
HEY GG, KEEP WRITING ABOUT GAMES PLZ
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22 Feb 2019 10:01 #292908 by GorillaGrody

Shellhead wrote: Our specialty was pain. Migraine pain. Intestinal pain. Acute pain. Chronic pain. We even developed a study model where we shaved the rats and induced sunburns so we could study UV pain. Perhaps to balance the kharmic scales, nearly every one of our employees owned at least one pet. On the occasions that I needed to enter one of the labs, I learned to look without seeing.


Oh man, yeah. I guess it's important to note that, while pharma is an obvious target for this line of interrogation, I work on the outskirts of academia. I can only image how much debt and heartache I've burdened my own students with by counting my own accumulating debt load.

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22 Feb 2019 10:06 #292909 by GorillaGrody

Jexik wrote: So what's next? Will you be playing in another tournament? Skaven?


Not sure. I've had my eye on picking up a few 40k games. With some work, I'd have all the Space Wolves and AdMech I need for it. I have been reading the Genestealer Cults Codex, too, and just picked up the beautiful Atalan Jackals motorcycle squad. I love the lore of the GC, but I'm not sure yet that I love painting them.

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24 Mar 2019 00:20 #294353 by RolandHemisphere
Warhammer is a strange canvas on which to paint, but you’ve managed to deliver something truly beautiful.

Thank you.

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