• Borka2 vs Ossrum

    Tactician Rhulic is just plain cheating No, really.  Wouldn’ you love Tactician Trollbloods? Theme: hammerstrike General ossrum Earthbreaker Seige Crawler Seige Crawler Forge guard Forge guard Artillery corps Artillery corps Bokur I don’t even think this was two turns.  The huge based models negate Borka’s feat.  They don’t do stationary.  And the periscope from the battle engines kills stealth on two targets. My turn 1 had my shuffling around terrain, and trying to claim board space. He advanced pretty quickly for dwarves. My turn 2 saw my long riders trying to attack and block stuff. The driller charges 10″ and

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  • Borka2 vs Magnus2

    Eff this broke as eff caster, Magnus2 After a 3 hour drive to play in a Steamroller, I got my teeth kicked in by Magnus the Warlord.  I will admit; the drive was not bad.  The company and conversation was pleasant and fun.  The game venue was loud (due to the number of Warmachine players and 40k players in the same room), but the terrain looked nice, and the community is pretty awesome. But seriously, playing into Magnus2 sucks.  Let’s take a look at how this game played out, and how hard I got steamrolled. Lists Trollbloods War Room Army

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  • Borka2 vs Crosse2

    This will be brief, because the game was brief.  It serves as a reminder to play scenario,  since that is where the Borka2 double long rider list excels.  Assassinations can happen, but should only be attempted if 100% certain of success. The enemy: Crosse2 I sometimes get a little jealous of Mercs.  They are able to field two full 10-model units and 4 heavies and still pick up 4 free high-value solos.  This list runs 20 points of free stuff. War Room Army Theme: The Irregulars 4 / 4 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Lieutenant Crosse, Resistance Fighter –

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  • Borka2 vs Magnus1

    The Lists Trollbloods Borka and the double Long Riders are back.  This time with a unit of Raiders and the Krielstone. War Room Army Trollblood – Borka double riders (3) Theme: Storm of the North 3 / 3 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army 0 / 40 Specialist Borka, Vengeance of the Rimeshaws – WB: +27 – Trollkin Runebearer – PC: 0 – Rök – PC: 19 (Battlegroup Points Used: 19) – Earthborn Dire Troll – PC: 14 (Battlegroup Points Used: 8) Horthol, Long Rider Hero – PC: 8 – Horthol, Long Rider Hero (Continued) Fell Caller Hero – PC:

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  • Borka2 vs Magnus1

    Borka2 & Double Long Riders The idea of two cavalry units in an army is not new.  Some armies and factions love double cavalry.  The question I’ve been tossing around lately is whether Trollbloods have an effective double cavalry army waiting to be unlocked. Since I am primarily a Mk3 player, I don’t have much in the way of experience from which to draw. So off to the internet!  Problem is… there isnt much out there on running double long riders.  And to make matters worse, most of the info out there is based on the mk2 version of cavalry.

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  • Greygore Boomhowler & Co

    The Good, The Bad… Stat Line Review At first look, you have a ten model unit with Tough and Combined Melee Attack.  Their stats are typical of melee Trollkin, with a MAT 6, P&S 12, 1″ axe.  Comparing with the Trollkin Kriel Warriors, the Boomhowlers hit more often and hit harder.   They’re on par with Fennblades,  but the Fenns have further threat with the 2″ blade and an extra 1″ SPD. They do carry a blunderbuss, which is a POW 12, 8″ gun.  However, their RAT 4 places them on par with Pygs, and they have nothing in their

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  • Road to Texicon, Ragnor test, v2

    Things don’t always work.  In last night’s test game, things didn’t work. I played into a merc list. War Room Army   Mercenary – New Army   Theme: No Theme Selected 74 / 75 Army     Magnus the Traitor – WJ: +30 – Renegade – PC: 10 (Battlegroup Points Used: 10) – Renegade – PC: 10 (Battlegroup Points Used: 10) – Mangler – PC: 15 (Battlegroup Points Used: 10)   Hammerfall Siege Crawler – PC: 18   Master Gunner Dougal MacNaile – PC: 4 Gastone Crosse – PC: 4 – Mariner – PC: 14   Cylena Raefyll & Nyss

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  • Steamroller CID

    We played a 75 point Steamroller game, Mercs vs Trolls.  We tested with the intent of abusing the Fuel Cache and to evaluate the terrain placement rules.  We also discussed the measuring issue.   I played Trolls, My opponent ran Mercs, and I rolled initiative,  choosing to deploy second. Lists Trollblood Theme: Band of Heroes 2 / 2 Free Cards     75 / 75 Army Horgle, the Anvil – WB: +29 –    Dire Troll Mauler – PC: 15 (Battlegroup Points Used: 15) –    Pyre Troll – PC: 9 (Battlegroup Points Used: 9) –    Dire Troll Bomber

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  • Bearka Night

    Bearka 35 pointer The guys at the local store didn’t want to play 75 tonight, in an effort to get more games in and try some new dudes out.  I’ve struggled with rumble and small point Steamroller due to the support I’ve felt is needed with the Troll army.  I also get stuck on model count.  In general, the number of models trolls bring to the table at x points is fewer than other factions.  I’ve read many complaints about how unfair and unbalanced that feels, but I don’t believe the math supports the feeling of unbalance.  I’ll write about

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  • Cylena Raefyll & Nyss Hunters Day 8

     Nyss are almost Ready! Each model received a bit of a touch up, and the bases received a bit of autumn flocking. Bowstrings Initially, I was ready to call it quits.  However, I couldn’t let the lack of bowstrings go without some sort of solution.  I wanted to have some of the Nyss Hunters drawing back a bow, and I was ready to cut and fashion an arrow out of a paperclip and clay, but I realized it would look utterly ridiculous.  To begin with, the archers’ drawing hands are way beyond their shoulder.  I was taught to pull to

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