Twiggy (left, our Rogue Trader) and Jeff (right, our Astropath).
We used to use Lego Star Wars models for our ship combat, but they're a bit too big for the battlegrid, so we started using makeshift minis and dice. Here we're being attacked by a Chaos frigate class ship, totally kicking its butt.
John, our awesome GM.
So far it's been fun times all around. We've claimed a whole solar system (only having to eliminate a few God Emperor-less heretics and space tigers in the process) and accidentally discovered a list of planets where the Imperial Fists' geneseed is kept (oops), we're not sure what we're going to do with the latter. We also just hit rank 2, and my Explorator finally got her shoulder mounting for an extra Boltgun to go with her amazing OP Storm Bolter, next on the list is medical Mechadendrites.
So the GM says we'll get 200 extra exp if we turn in a backstory to go with our characters, but I'm kind of at a loss of inspiration. Her rough background that I picked in character origin gen says that she came from a forge world, is a stubjack, a renegade, was press-ganged, and is motivated by fortune. I can't really think of anything because I'm not that knowledgeable with Tech Priest fluff to come up with a page worth of history, so any ideas? All I have so far is she's borderline insane, obsessed with big guns and war ships, and her Servo Skull is the only remains she has of a past lover that scorned her. Not much of a start, but I hate to half-ass things, even when it comes to a little extra exp.