• Haley2 vs Rasheth

    Again.  I still feel dirty, just not as much. Skorne double engine War Room Army   Skorne – Reference Army   Theme: No Theme Selected 0 / 35 Army     Dominar Rasheth – WB: +28 – Agonizer – PC: 0 – Basilisk Krea – PC: 0   Siege Animantarax – PC: 0 Siege Animantarax – PC: 0   Extoller Soulward – PC: 0 Extoller Soulward – PC: 0 Venator Dakar – PC: 0     —   GENERATED : 08/16/2017 10:44:48 BUILD ID : 2047.17-07-25 Something like that.  Two engines facing Cygnar.  I know I’m missing a few beasts

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  • Haley 2 vs Rasheth

    I apologize. I’ve been playing a lot of Trollbloods this year, so it’s easy to forget my first faction was Cygnar.  A local Skorne player decided he had a good list to throw into Warmachine, and asked if I could play my Cygnar.  I did, and now I feel dirty. Tricks are for… Warmachine? Major Victoria Haley, and even her other incarnations are so full of tricks that can make a game seem downright unfair.  Even a terrain heavy environment doesn’t seem to impair her ability to run the battlefield.  Thing is, I feel like Warmachine factions are the most

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  • Grim 1 vs Zaal 2

    The last game I played was a CID game with Grim and the Sea King.  My opponent, a Skorne player, brought Zaal and his Exalted.  The Sea King in CID crushed Zaal after Grim feated and scratched the stone warrior with a shot from Headhunter, his axe rifle. Being that the CID is over for Northkin and a bunch of Trollblood support,  I wanted to play a normal game.  I don’t feel like running the stone; CID ruined it for me.  I can’t play a stone that won’t fill itself. I almost turned back to Cygnar for a day, but

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  • Grim vs Makeda in CID

    Testing these models Sea King Grim Krielstone Runeshaper Lists Trollblood Theme: Kriel Company 1 / 1 Free Cards 75 / 75 Army Grim Angus – WB: +29 – Trollkin Runebearer – PC: 4 – Sea King – PC: 36 (Battlegroup Points Used: 29) – Dire Troll Bomber – PC: 19 – Swamp Troll – PC: 8 War Wagon – PC: 16 Troll Whelps – 5 Whelps: 4 Krielstone Bearer & Stone Scribes – Leader & 5 Grunts: 9 – Stone Scribe Elder – PC: 3 Thumper Crew – Gunner & 2 Grunts: 5 Pummeler Crew – Gunner & 2 Grunts:

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  • Texicon 2017 Day 1, Borka2 vs Butcher3

    Butcher3 or Vlad 1.  Either way, I had just played two Madrak games in a row, and his army wasn’t feeling very strong into Khador.  I think it needs a Mauler. So I picked up the bear and vowed not to throw away the wagon.  First turn, I should have played slower.  Turn 2, I could have feated.  As it was, I wound up facing a top of turn 2 assassination. So I found myself cramped in, Borka repositioned behind the wall.  I wish I had feated.  But I didn’t think he would make a run at the beginning of

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  • Texicon 2017 Day 1, Madrak3 vs Butcher3

    The second Khador player I ran against presented Butcher 3 and Strakov 2. I had never played into Strakov or the third Butcher, and figured the Fennblades could take the impacts from the pikemen.   So I picked Madrak3.  He picked Butcher, and I did a quick read on his abilities.  There weren’t a lot of ways to score, and I knew I needed to keep the Butcher at bay. The blurry photo illustrates how I tried to screen with fennblades and other meat, while presenting a retaliatory threat if the Butcher tries to move in. The meat falls to

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  • Texicon 2017 Day 1, Madrak3 vs Vlad1

    I hate getting clocked.  So much so that it affected how I played the second game.  It’s weird, because I designed the Madrak3 list knowing the meat would require lots of time for my opponent to cut through. I played well, spacing out, and claiming the zone.  However, I should have dominated the flag.  Instead, I swarmed the center, took out his objective, and led by a few points.  If I had run over to the flag, I could have won the race to 5. He did manage to put zone pressure on me, with the armor.  But it took

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  • Texicon 2017 Day 1, Borka2 vs Rask

    I played several games over the three days of Texicon.  Friday was a 75 point steamroller 2016 tournament, and I played 4 games. I learned that there is so much variety in this game.  Despite variety, some people will end up playing similar lists with similar playstyles.  In planning my own strategy and play, I probably shouldn’t get hung up on how to combat certain lists, but focus on win conditions and combating overall win strategies. First game, I ran Borka 2 into Gators.  He had tough, snacking gators, and I had snacking trolls. Minions Theme: The Blindwater Congregation 2

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  • CID Borka2 vs Harkevich

    I played Borka2 with Kriel Company. **RED** None **ORANGE** Automatic knockdown on Borka’s mount may be too much.  Combined with the free Pyre troll animus, warrior northkin buff, and the Defiant Rage, it means 5 automatic 3d6 pow 20 hits.  Although I enjoyed killing Harkevich with the bear, my opponent felt this may have been too overpowering. **YELLOW** Snow Shroud doesn’t allow models or units to have protection from cold, so the list building for Borka2 will be limited to things that will benefit from his feat.  The War Wagon would have lasted one more turn had it made things

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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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