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Space Marines

Space Marines is a science fiction miniatures wargame created by A. Mark Ratner. There were two editions. The first was published by FanTac Games (1977) and the second by Fantasy Games Unlimited (1980). Both versions include artwork by David C. Sutherland III.

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Supreme Grand Master Azrael - Chapter Structure
... A typical Space Marine Chapter consists of about a thousand Space Marines, plus an unspecific number of Initiates and support staff ... Subordinate to him are Captains who command Companies of 100 Space Marines, which in turn are divided into Squads of 10 Space Marines led by Sergeants ... Though small, each Space Marine Chapter is a fully integrated military machine, boasting naval and ground forces and a homeworld from which to draw supplies and recruits ...
List Of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War Characters - Space Marines - First Captain Apollo Diomedes
... Diomedes is the main character of Dawn of War II Retribution, still loyal to the Emperor - and Kyras - but he keeps the condemned renegade Cyrus alongside him, still doubtful ... When Kyras drops the charade on Typhon, Diomedes is devastated, and has to struggle to overcome his hurt pride ...
A. Mark Ratner - FanTac
... formed FanTac Games primarily to market Space Marines ... FanTac published 3 titles Space Marines (a science-fiction wargame), Gi'ac My (a Vietnam wargame), and Orbit War (an interplanetary combat wargame) ... Mark was the author of Space Marines and he collaborated with Fitzhugh MacCrae and Bruce Lutz on Gi'ac My ...
List Of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War Characters - Imperial Guard - Governor-Militant Lukas Alexander
... the Imperial Guard would destroy the cannon in such desperation if defeated by the Space Marines, although perhaps Alexander's desperate last shout to his men "(These marines ... most likely after what we see in the introduction of the Space Marines where Davian Thule orders Lukas Alexander to step down while the Space Marines purged Kronus, and Lukas bluntly refused, causing a ... Thule judged the Governor a good man, but had little choice but to send his Space Marines to battle the Governor's troops along with all the other powers ...

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