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Warphawks - Blightraven drone by TD-Vice Warphawks - Blightraven drone by TD-Vice
Blightravens are the Warphawk's answer to the horrors of Imperial servitoring, and a testimony of their Heretech's greatest offense against the will of the Emperor.

Constrained even by the titanic productive capabilities of their Forgebarge, "Ruch", the renegade guard's Mechanicus, in order to save human lives and yet still produce working robotics, have ventured into the the most restricted area of Imperial knowledge. Dipping into the pool of chaotic energies, these sages have ripped from the Warp the knowledge on how to produce AI's - true artifical intellgence, just slightly infested by the daemon.

Blightraves, unlike any other complex calculating Imperial tech, lack organic components. They are truely mechanical, but there is more than electricity that powers the data-cores of their processors - a hunger to observe, hunt and kill. Blightravens are immune to human error, extreme conditions and other problems that plague Imperial units, making them cold and effective machines, that are intelligent enough to skew orders in favor of an opportunity.

Using scraps from Tau drone-producing factories, the Warphawks managed to start mass production of these light, agile recoinssance/assault unites, and their battle tests were stellar. The Mechanicus warn the traitor generals that the technology is yet to be scaled further onto larger jets or tanks. While devastating, a drone is a drone. And these machines have a will of their own.

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Junk-angel Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
I've got  to say, it makes me think more of what our current technology would look like under chaos influence and that in itself is quite cool
PhaidrosthePeep Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
Now that is stuff for those Pentagon-deskjockeys to fap on..
TD-Vice Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hah, spot on.
algoul Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
Всегда удивлял дефицит внятной массовой робототехники у империума.Запрет на ИИ тут не причем - думаю тут дело в паршивых технических знаниях создателей сороковничка.И кстати - Forgebarge.По моему это внезапно свежая идея - такие были если не ошибаюсь только у скватов-покойничков и у демиургов.Конкретно по поводу этого дрона лишь смущает факт наличия собственных идеек об организации боя - больно умен сучечка,прозреваю такой будет склонен к самоплясу без нужды.
Neetsfagging322297 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
Does the eyes move fast? I like how this gives them a wide angle of vision so the loyalists canīt escape missile-induced incineration.
pyro-social Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
I love this series, it's fantastic. looking forward for to tank designs.
Inexstinctus Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
Quality work as usual . 
TD-Vice Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
not exactly, but thanks)
Oh come on , its good stuff . I am the one that should thank you . I am gland you are continuing the warplanes series . 
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