Yeah, I stopped paying attention to GW for a while and didn't get back into it until about a year before Dawn of War came out. At first the sort of goofy and over the top tone of that computer game hit me as pretty damn entertaining and all-around fun even if it was pretty absurd. Sure, it was silly and the orks in particularly felt more like Gorkamorka than "In the grim etcetera...", but I've never really believed in taking the hobby too seriously anyway, so that was OK too. I mean, I've played Blood Bowl before, for god's sake. Unfortunately, it does seem like in retrospect that game was less of an offshoot and more of a harbinger of where they're taking things. Especially with the orks.