Battle Reports


Battle Report: X-Wing 9/21/2018 (Scum vs Rebels)

Last night we got in another game of X-Wing 2.0, this time a full 200 points vs 200 points.  We were still a bit slow on time (much slower than the 75 minutes allowed in a tournament game), but we are still learning 2.0 and some of the new symbols on the cards.Since I just opened 'Lando's Millennium Falcon' expansion pack, I thought it would be fun giving it a fly.  Han Solo and Boba Fett flying siide by side with an escape pod.  Since I am still fresh on 2.0 and all the upgrade cards, I based their upgrades on the quick build lists that Fantasy Flight Games offers on their website (and in the new 2.0 packaging).Customized YT-1300 Light Freighter - Han Solo - 71    •Han Solo - The Corellian Kid (54)        Marksmanship (1)        Chewbacca (4)        Rigged Cargo Chute (4)        Tactical Scrambler (2)        Lando’s Millennium Falcon (6)Firespray-class Patrol Craft - Boba Fett - 103&nb

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Battle Report: X-Wing 9/20/2018

Last night my son and I finally got in a couple of games of X-Wing 2.0.  Just to begin with and refresh my memory on how the game plays (since it has been over 3 years since I played X-Wing) we elected to just start of playing with the Starter Sets.  My son was flying the Rebels with a T-65 X-Wing and I was playing the Galactic Empire with 2 Tie Fighters.Game 1 Deployment.It was actually really fun playing again, our first game (as with all new games) we had our heads buried a lot in the rules manual, it was more of me forgetting on how things worked.  I spaced out my 2 Tie Fighters in deployment to try and draw the X-Wing towards one of them while I flanked with the other. In this game, the X-wing managed to destroy 1 Tie Fighter and the second Tie Fighter finished off the X-Wing.  A win for the Galactic Empire.Lone Tie Fighter destroys X-Wing,In game 2 I deployed both of my Tie Fighters next to each other (no pic, just to try something different).  This game moved along much faster

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Battle Report – Mordheim: City of the Damned – Fimir vs. Norse!

The Woad Warriors have heard tell of Treasure in the ruins of the City of the Damned. Will they find it and return to their Longship before the hunting Fimir find them once more?  

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Battle Report – ARENA REX – Ludus Magnus vs. Legio XIII ‘Damnatio’

Gaius has been sentenced to death and the Ludus Magnus have been tasked by the Master of Games with his execution! Between him and them are his fellow Cohort… will they be able to stop Septimus and his fighters?  

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Aeldari vs Astra Militarum – 1,500 Points

Two games in a week! What! I do t think this has ever happened before! It’s Aeldari vs Astra Militarum today at 1,500 Points at Boards and Swords again. Mission The mission was Tactical Objectives, Deadlock. Draw six cards turn one then up to five on turn two, up to four on turn three, etc. Stratagems cost double Command Points from turn three onwards. This leads to a lot of pressure and action towards the start of the game. If you can’t score early on, you won’t score. Deployment I finished deploying last of course. Greg, my Aeldari enemy, chose […] The post Aeldari vs Astra Militarum – 1,500 Points appeared first on Warhammer 40K Blog.

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Genestealer Cult vs Astra Militarum and Custodians – 2,000 Points

It’s a biggy today! 2,000 delicious points of gaming at Boards and Swords! The Astra Militarum with some Custodians will take on Chris’ Genestealer Cult again, it’s a rematch. Last time we played this Genestealer Cult vs Astra Militarum match, I lost on the Supply Drop Mission from Chapter Approved. Not got an Astra Militarum army, but interested? Check out my Getting Started series. Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum 2,000 Points This gives me 15CP which is knocked down to 10 before the game begins because my extra Astra Militarum relics cost 3CP, the Custodian relic costs 1CP and […] The post Genestealer Cult vs Astra Militarum and Custodians – 2,000 Points appeared first on Warhammer 40K Blog.

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Battle Report – Warhammer 40000 Kill Team – The Fortis Binary Campaign: Ep 07

The Space Wolves enter the fray! For unknown reasons the Wolves of Fenris have arrived on Fortis Binary and are hunting the Adeptus Mechanicus through the ruins!

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Battle Report – Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse – Ep 06

With Hank’s Group intervention in his robbing of local Survivors, Vince looks to get revenge on these do-gooders by stealing their supplies. Catching them cut off from the main lot of their friends, the unscrupulous leader orders the attack!

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Battle Report – A Song of Ice and Fire – Ep 01 – Lannisters vs. Starks

It’s time for a Clash of Kings today as Clarence takes command of House Stark to face the Lannisters under my command as we play another game with the models from the Starter Set!

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Death Guard vs Astra Militarum & Custodians – 1,500 Points

Well, the games are coming thick and fast at the moment! This latest game was Death Guard vs Astra Militarum. This game looked great! Mark’s army was all superbly painted and most of mine were painted too. Heavy Weapons Teams *cough*. The table at Boards and Swords with the Gothic Ruins by Gamemat.eu was looking excellent too. Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum and Custodians List The following were split into an Astra Militarum Battalion, an Astra Militarum Vanguard and a Custodian Patrol Detachment. Company Commander with Bolt Pistol, Grand Strategist Warlord Trait, Kurov’s Aquila Company Commander with Bolt Pistol […] The post Death Guard vs Astra Militarum & Custodians – 1,500 Points appeared first on Warhammer 40K Blog.

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