• Madrak2 vs Dreamer1

    Continuing from my last battle report, my second game was Grymkin.  Good thing I’ve had lots of practice. List selection He presented the following: The Child and Dreamer, but in the same sort of configuration.  I figured he would throw the Dreamer my way, since it had Rattlers.  They would be able to hit my DEF 13 guys with her Star Crossed opposite running.  So I opted for the offensive list. War Room Army Trollblood – madrak2 Theme: Storm of the North 2 / 2 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Madrak Ironhide, World Ender – WB: +28 – Trollkin

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  • Calandra1 vs Maelok1

    I feel privileged to have played into a Top Level Warmachine player at the Steamroller last weekend.  I won’t name drop, but will say that even though it was an uphill game into someone with much more practice than me, it was still a very pleasant game.  Although it was a loss on paper, it was a win for me. I’m still struggling with pairings and list selection.  I probably should have stuck with my original Calandra/Borka plan, but wound up sticking Madrak2 in as Calandra’s battle buddy.  Reason being was that I figured weapon master Raiders could be neat,

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  • Borka1 vs Venethrax1

    The Borka1 Beast experiment scraped out a win tonight. Faced Cryx. Could not knock down their jacks, because they were steady. Mortality and AOEs from Desecrators was hard on the stone. They out-threat Borka all day. SPD 6, range 12. The amount of Grievous Wounds was sick. So the warbeasts couldn’t heal, despite whelps being everywhere. Venethrax1, Deathjack, Desecrators, shrikes, and arcnodes everywhere. I got lucky with a Blitzer who was able to get to his caster with Mosh Pit, and barely killed him. If this is representative, then I’m still searching for a pairing. I feel like knockdown, tough

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  • Calandra vs Scaverous

    The local Cryx guy is testing new warcasters,  and today’s Dragon Father representative is the Lord Exhumator Scaverous.  I won’t claim my recent experiments with Calandra are influencing my group, but I do find it coincidental that three of us are all messing with dice manipulating casters. Lists Trollbloods War Room Army Trollblood – Calandra sotn Theme: Storm of the North 3 / 3 Free Cards 74 / 75 Army Calandra Truthsayer, Oracle of the Glimmerwood – WB: +27 – Trollkin Runebearer – PC: 0 – Dire Troll Brawler – PC: 16 (Battlegroup Points Used: 16) – Earthborn Dire Troll

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  • Calandra vs Wanderer

    Bottom lines It’s funny how a mis-read feat (or trump) can ruin a game. Time is a required win option when playing Star-Crossed vs Star-Crossed. I need to work on keeping cool when a plan falls flat. I need to work on not getting excited, and forgetting to do step 1 of the plan before step 2 (you can’t attack with ambush units unless you place them during maintenance,  duh!). The Lists Trollbloods War Room Army Theme: Storm of the North 3 / 3 Free Cards 74 / 75 Army Calandra Truthsayer, Oracle of the Glimmerwood – WB: +27 –

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  • Nemo1 vs Heretic1

    Maybe it’s me Ah, Grymkin.  My least favorite faction to play into.  The last few times I’ve played into them, I came away feeling like the game was really tilted.  Maybe it’s not Grymkin.  Maybe it’s me. I asked myself what I can do about the worst part of the faction… their Trump Cards.  Is it really possible to work around the trumps?  They all seem to be inevitable. Maybe it’s the lists Cygnar War Room Army Theme: Storm Division 2 / 2 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Commander Adept Nemo – WJ: +30 – Squire – PC: 0

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  • Brisbane2 vs Venethrax

    As promised, Colonel Markus Siege Brisbane (Brisbane2) with the Gravediggers.  The list is almost a carbon copy of the Brandon Owens ATC list, without Aiyana and Holt. War Room Army Cygnar Theme: Gravediggers 3 / 3 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Colonel Markus ‘Siege’ Brisbane – WJ: +28 – Rocket Turret – Hammersmith – PC: 12 (Battlegroup Points Used: 12) – Triumph – PC: 18 (Battlegroup Points Used: 16) Captain Maxwell Finn – PC: 0 Patrol Dog – PC: 2 Trencher Master Gunner – PC: 4 Ragman – PC: 4 Trencher Master Gunner – PC: 4 Trench Buster –

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  • Haley3 vs Wanderer

    Grymkin can feel quite tilting.  Their feats, the cards, happen during your turn, and can impact the game on three turns rather than just one.  There are only a few warcasters or warlocks with magic as potent as these strange spirits. Lists Cygnar, Haley3 War Room Army Cygnar – Haley3 Theme: Gravediggers 3 / 3 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Major Prime Victoria Haley – WJ: +25 – Haley Past – Haley Future – Thorn – PC: 13 (Battlegroup Points Used: 13) – Ironclad – PC: 12 (Battlegroup Points Used: 12) Trencher Blockhouse – PC: 14 Captain Maxwell Finn

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  • Haley2 vs Morghoul2

    Last week, Haley3 found her way onto the table, for a bout with Morghoul2.  My opponent has been interested in running minions with the Skorne army, and has been toying with some pretty killer combos.  Having more than one Skorne player in the local group (Shreveport), as well as in the extended meta (Dallas), means these guys get a lot of extra feedback on what works and doesn’ work, as they get to experience not only their own games, but those of their peers. I feel like my list development for Trollbloods and Cygnar sometimes stagnated in the past, although

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  • 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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