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The Waltrop Campaign / Day 6

Posted on August 4th, 2015 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

campaign map day 6


On the 6th day of the Waltrop campaign, the Greeks under the command of Fibos explored the jungle next to the beach where they have their camp. (Hexagon 21 on the campaign map.) There, they encountered a group of ferocious orcs and a silly looking dinosaur. Fibos, a young unexperienced officer, was not prepared for the battle that ensued. We used Hordes of the Things as a ruleset to simulate the battle.

I invited our neighbour Simon to play the orcs. He likes strategy games but had never played HotT before. I hope I explained the rules well. I always have a difficult time explaining the combat outcomes. Don’t know why. 

We used the following army lists:

THE GREEKS

Spears (General), 5 Spears, 4 Shooters, 2 Riders

THE ORCS

Warband (General), 5 Warbands, 1 Behemoth, 4 Riders

I was the defender and placed 4 tropical forests as the terrain.

I deployed my whole army on my right side of the board. I placed a phalanx of 6 spears in the centre, flanked by 2 shooters on each side. On my left side, a little apart from the rest of the army, I placed 2 riders.

Instead of deploying the orcs opposite to my army, Simon placed them on his right side.

In the first phase of the game I attacked with 2 riders and 2 shooters on my left flank. Simon lost 2 riders, one was shot down, the other was destroyed standing in the way of a recoiling dino (behemoth). I lost 2 riders and a shooter.

In the second phase of the game, I attacked with my phalanx. The spears were able to destroy an orc warband and an element of goblin wolf riders. Then Simon’s behemoth, in a forest, but supported by an element of riders and a warband, destroyed one of my shooters and 2 of my spears.

All in all I lost 2 spears, 2 riders and 2 shooters, while Simon only lost a warband and 3 riders. The orcs won. Officer Fibos wasn’t able to occupy hexagon 21, but at least he didn’t get himself killed in the battle. Well done, Simon!

ancient greeks versus orcs & goblins

This picture was taken shortly before Simon’s behemoth killed 2 of my spears, thus ending the game. It was taken with a pink Fisher Price kid tough digital camera which belongs to my daughter.

Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Realms of Conflict Ep 06!

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Battle Report – Infinity N3 – Radio Free NeoTerra Ep 13!

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Battle Report – Mordheim – Throwback Thursday Ep 09!

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Battle Report – Warhammer 40k – Dark Millenium Ep 09!

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Summer win, Autumn begins

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I’m delighted to announce, somewhat belatedly, that my Ajax was voted joint first place in the Data Sphere Summer Painting Challenge. Nice that voters liked what I’d done with the crazy big dude and nice to see a front page post on the website where they picked out some key features they liked on the […]

Battle Report – Fallout – This is Not a Test: Nickle City Stories Ep 03!

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The final chapter in the clash between the Keepers of Peace Bridge and the Nickle City Marine Corps takes place in ‘A little Slice of Heaven’. Holed up for the night, the Keepers are ambushed by the Raider gang without warning. Who will survive?! Thanks to all of my Patreon backers for making this indie […]

Hell’s Highway Play Testing

Posted on July 27th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

This last Saturday was the play testing of the Hell’s Highway scenario.  In short, it was fun but I need to make several adjustments to the map and forces in order to facilitate moving the game along at a faster pace (very doable).  Thomas Fo…

Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Realms of Conflict Ep 05!

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Battle Report – Warmachine – eStryker vs. High Reclaimer – Robot Rampage Ep 04!

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Battle Reports – Mordheim – Throwback Thursday Episode 08!

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Battle Report – Warhammer 40k – Dark Millenium Ep 08

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Battle Report – This is Not a Test – Fallout: Nickle City Stories Ep 02!

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Histporicon 2015: My ACW Battle Game in Review

Posted on July 20th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

On Friday (July 17th) Mike and I ran our second game – a fictional land battle pitting a combined CSA / British Intervention Forces (BIF) against a Union army.  The objective of the game was simple – the CSA/BIF had to exit two regiments off the r…

Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Realms of Conflict Ep 04

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Historicon 2015: My Ironclad Game – A More Detailed AAR

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On the first day of Historicon (2015), I ran my American civil war ironclad game twice.  The scenario was rather simple – the combined British / CSA fleet had to escort 4 transports off the map.  The Brit/CSA fleet consisted of the HMS Warrio…

Battle Report – Infinity N3 – Radio Free NeoTerra Ep 12

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Match Report – Blood Bowl – Throwback Thursday Ep 07!

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Battle Report – Warhammer 40k – Dark Millenium Ep 07!

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Battle Report – This is Not a Test – Fallout: Nickle City Stories Ep 01!

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Round 1 Keystone GT 2015

Posted on July 14th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Kasual’s 8.1 Daemons vs. Alex S’s 8.1 Warriors, Enjoy!

Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Realms of Conflict Ep 03!

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Battle Report – Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Realms of Conflict Ep 02!

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I bring my freshly painted Stormcast Eternals against Chris’ Khorne Bloodbound! Also check out our reviews and reflections on the release!

Battle Report – Warmachine – Khador vs. Cygnar!

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Battle Report – Mordheim – Marienburgers vs. Witch Hunters!

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