• Caine 2 vs anyone

    I almost didn’t post anything from this battle. I don’t enjoy a cheap kill, even if it is played fairly. By cheap kill, I mean having a warnoun hand themself over on a silver platter. That being said, there is a lesson here. So bear with me. Caine’s list… 75 / 75 Army Captain Allister Caine – WJ: +27 – Ace – PC: 12 (Battlegroup Points Used: 12) – Hunter – PC: 11 (Battlegroup Points Used: 11) – Hunter – PC: 11 (Battlegroup Points Used: 4) Arcane Tempest Rifleman – PC: 4 Gun Mage Captain Adept – PC: 5 Gun

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  • Caine 2 vs Amon

    I decided to try out Captain Caine as my next caster. I’ve got Ace and the Hunters painted, and am trying to run a list similar to one of his old themes. War Room Army Cygnar – Caine 75 Theme: No Theme Selected 75 / 75 Army Captain Allister Caine – WJ: +27 – Ace – PC: 12 (Battlegroup Points Used: 12) – Hunter – PC: 11 (Battlegroup Points Used: 11) – Hunter – PC: 11 (Battlegroup Points Used: 4) Arcane Tempest Rifleman – PC: 4 Gun Mage Captain Adept – PC: 5 Gun Mage Captain Adept – PC: 5

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  • Stryker on a hoss like a boss

    My first time out with Stryker 3. I played him only to get the point for painting him in the Crossroads of Courage Narrative League. This is our last week, so I’m making the best of it. Stryker on a Hoss like a Boss 79 / 79 Army Effigy of Valor – Steamroller Objective Lord General Coleman Stryker – WJ: +28 – Lancer – PC: 10 (Battlegroup Points Used: 10) – Lancer – PC: 10 (Battlegroup Points Used: 10) – Lancer – PC: 10 (Battlegroup Points Used: 8) – Firefly – PC: 8 – Hammersmith – PC: 12 – Ironclad

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  • Beth vs Hexeris

    Another Sunday, and more Hordes. My main meta consists of the following: Skorne Skorne/Retribution Menoth Menoth/Mercs Khador Circle Circle Cryx Cryx/Convergence Retribution Thing is, there are only a few people I play with regularly, so I end up mostly playing Skorne, Khador and Circle. Tonight was Skorne. I made a change to Beth’s list, taking out a Firefly and adding Ragman and Sylys Wyshnalyrr the Seeker. War Room Army Cygnar – Beth’s Mad Wall Theme: No Theme Selected 75 / 79 Army Major Beth Maddox – WJ: +30 – Sylys Wyshnalyrr, The Seeker – PC: 4 – Stormwall – PC:

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  • Beth Maddox vs Master Tormentor Morghul

    Another Skorne battle. This time. My son was my opponent. We ran on the mine battlefield from the Crossroads of Courage league, but with the Seek and Destroy scenario from the book. Because it was a school night, we ran a 60 min death clock at 75 points. Some scenarios didn’t get ported to the Steamroller booklet, and I believe there were reasons. Also, the timed game necessitates scoring on both your turn and your opponent’s. I continued running Beth, with Holden attached to the Blades. War Room Army Cygnar – Beth’s Mad Wall Theme: No Theme Selected 79 /

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  • Beth vs The Butcher

    I didn’t expect this opponent to bring Khador. He is a scorned Skorne player, who is still trying to figure out where he fits into Mk3. I haven’t really played against him, so I wasn’t sure how he’d react to the two huge bases. Being a vet, he wasn’t intimidated. My list was the Mad Wall, as discussed in an earlier post. Cygnar – Beth’s Mad Wall Theme: No Theme Selected 75 / 75 Army Major Beth Maddox – WJ: +30 – Stormwall – PC: 39 (Battlegroup Points Used: 30) – Lightning Pod Storm Strider – PC: 18 Stormsmith Stormcaller

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  • Siege vs Karchev, Rumble

    I only played one game last weekend. It was a 35 point Rumble with Holden added to bring our total up to 39 points. We rolled for scenario, and then realized the Prime and Primal scenarios weren’t exactly rumble friendly. We rolled Hold the Line, but got rid of the center flag. I went first, setting my Trenchers out dug in with their advanced deploy. Khador deployed their Widowmakers next. Then I advanced my battlegroup onto the field, layed down a Foxhole I hoped to take (and to mark range for my Ground Pounder). Unfortunately, the Arcane Tempest Rifleman can’t

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  • Beth’s Mad Wall

    Playing what you own means you don’t always have the most popular or theoretically optimized pieces in the game.  I think Warmachine is actually fairly forgiving when dealing with what you own versus what the Internet says you should own.  But I also believe that the winners win because of skill.  They win because they understand how their pieces work, how their opponents pieces work, and they have a clear plan from the beginning on how they intend to win.  I’ve seen supposedly unbeatable lists lose due to gotcha plays, Terrain issues, dice spikes and just plain poor positioning or

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  • Beth’s E-Leap of Faith vs Skorne’s Dominar Rasheth

    Beth needed a bit of a revamp. As others have pointed out, being able to throw an Arcane Shield on one of my heavies would help its survival rate.  The new list adds a Journeyman Warcaster, and I test it on my Tuesday night game.

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  • Beth’s E-Leap of Faith vs Vice Scrutator Vindictus

    My next adventure with Beth was against another Menoth player, this time running Vindictus at 75 points. We started the Crossroads of Courage Narrative League this week, so attached Holden as a freebie. In reality, he should have cost 4 points. The scenario was Blizzard. The scenario’s LOS limitation severely impacted my ability to engage his forces with my Storm Strider. That, and the lack of magic weapons in my ranged shots prevented much of my disruption hijinks from messing with Menoth’s jacks. The scenario winning condition also prevented me from taking and holding zones of flags for control points.

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