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Know I haven't posted for a while, but I have a suggestion. There seem to be a good number of BFG veterans here and many aspiring admirals. Why don't we start a Clan? This would promote the game, and create a greater sense of community among the BFG players. It would also allow for the playing and formation of campaigns, and help other members get into what I think is GW's best game!
So, anyone interested?
I like your idea, man.
But how? Video game clans, for instance, all take part in the same game over the internet. Game clans like this one would be would be more difficult due to the fact that folks can't actually play together. Clans are usually location based.
EDIT: Just to clarify... I'm not against the idea at all. This is just a "how" question.
Last edited by Rogoth; March 3rd, 2006 at 15:25.
I see your point . But thats not really what I'm getting at, it would be more like the SM traits clan or the order of the white sword clan. Just purely LO based, for promoting the army or game and helping people with tactics, fluff and lists etc. I just think it might be more fun than having it all just in the forum, although I guess thats what the forum is for.....hmmm. Well, its just an idea.
I'd be in full support!!! Let's do it!!!
My 40K Armies:
- Thousand Sons
- Mordian Imperial Guard
- Dark Eldar
My Fantasy Armies:
- Lhamian Vampire Counts
Cheers Neferata. I'm sure there'll also be more interest once it gets going. Soooo, We just post a new thread in clans right? Can anyone make a decent signature to go with it? I also like the idea of a kind of rank/position sytem. So I guess we would need:
Fluff master - the resident BFG historian.
Tactics master - soemone who knows thier stuff with BFG tactics
We could have a representative for each race too that could be cool. We seem to have a lrage variety of different race players here. Any more suggestion to get started anyone?
mEGALOMANIAC and Strewart, you appear to be the most senior members of this forum (sorry if I forgot somebody !) Would you be interested in the idea?
So everyone, cast your votes aye or nay for the creation of the BFG clan. We've got nothing to lose
Anything that helps promote this wonderful game, I'm in on it. I think we should have a clear view of what we are actualy trying to achive though. Would it be for the puropse of sharing tactics, resources and ideas etc, as we have no physical contact with each other, obviously playing campaigns would be out of the question.
So... Would this be a guild focused on promoting BFG?
Both in our own area, by introducing people to the game, and on boards such as the ones at the GW Specialist Games site?
Perhaps lobby for re-introduction of the game by GW as a staple in their stores, and get our escorts re-instated in the Online Store, that sort of thing? Requesting or suggesting "specialist game's nights" where we can play IN their stores again...
That would be an activity that could be carried out worldwide... A case where LO's large, intercontinental memberbase would serve as an organizational, coordinating tool.
It would suggest that we'd have to DO something, though. Don't know if THAT'd be worth it. :rolleyes:
Originally Posted by Rogoth
Sounds like some fairly worthy goals, even if they are huge ones.
If something like that isn't done I don't see how it could really sustain itself... I mean, theres a forum for BFG already, why do we need one thread?
General interactions between the LO BFG fans and encouraging others to join, perhaps we could get articles going and stuff like that. Definitely worth thinking about.
Some wothy goals indeed rogoth, and yes strewart it would make it worthwhile. Okay, we have some good ideas going. If nothing else it would be nice to achieve a little more recognition from the game. I.E. if we increase the playerbase, we (perhaps) have more power to change the way the game is at least sold. Even if that means a few blisters in stores and perhaps the odd BFG game at a vet night. You're right they are big goals, but I reckon we could do something.
I think we would have a good chance of BFG games nights in stores. It is probably the the most popular SG they sell. I know the guys in Cardiff GW quite well, and one of them has several fleets, but no one to play with. Perhaps something could be arranged at least there.
OK, so, we would be based in this forum, and we would be a small organisation that would introduce new players to the game through clubs/stores/word of mouth. These people could then be shown the forum if they were getting interested.
I would run small games of privateer as it is fun, small and objective based. Plus the international advantge we have could be very useful.
It would probably be worth starting by the creation of some solid articles to help BFG noobs. Hmm, these are big goals indeed....but worth thinking about.
Tell me if i'm getting ahead of myself, or being plain stupid. But there have been some very good ideas posted.
What harm becomes of anyone if our goals fail? Nothing. So what have we got to lose? Nothing. Go for it!
Will J, since this thread was started by you and it was your idea for a clan I think you should make it, run it and be the leader.
My humble opinion.
Oh yeah, the idea of rules revisions/interesting new rules, maybe even new armies is pretty good. We could work on that and playtest stuff too. It will be interesting to see if BFG plays a part in the upcoming Medusa V campaign.