Druchii take on Druchii, Ogres turn on each other and DoC descend on the Denizens of Athel Loren
Good night's gaming last night. Got there late as I was on call. Actually was not intending to go, but when I arrived home after 7 pm the Aspiring Champion of our house was ready to go, Ogres all packed.
Gulped down me tea, grabbed the closest prepared list without really looking at it, threw all the Druchii in the car; and set off down the Road to Paraparaumu to join the fray, stopping briefly for a hot chocolate.
By the time we got there everyone was already engrossed in games. All sorts going down: Wood Elves taking on Chaos Demos at Rex and Dave's table, Nick havin' a game of Memoirs 1944 with one of the junior players, and likewise Sam having a game of Magic. Jack and Jayden had a 40K clash of Necrons vs alternate Imperial Guard (In this case, the British Empire) Just love those Red Jacket figures, Hayden!
Anyhow Sam eventally emerged from his Magic card game, and then Civil war broke out between his ogres and Luc's!
The unlikely watchtower scenario.. as if Ogres cared about things like that. Anyhow, king of the castle, or the maw, or wathever... I think Sam triumphed in the end, getting control of the tower and holding it.
Nick brought up his Druchii and a pitched battle followed with my Cold-one bus vs his mobile strike force with a hammer of executioners. Good use of terrain and outflanking with fast moving cavalry saw him negate my punching power, and forcing me to engage my Corsairs against his Dreadlord- wasn't going to end pretty, low borns taking on a high born on a pegasus, buffed to the teeth, and out of reach of the BSB and Generals sphere of influence...
Pretty much a draw, and time limited, as we only started around 9, and Nick had to be in time for the last train home. He did succeed in routing and killing my Lvl 4 Sorceress, who sat in a the bunker of Corsairs/ May put her in the Cold-one bus next time, rather than the Lvl 1. Interesting to see an assassin deployed too, did a wee bit of damage. I've always questioned the amount of points invested in them vs possible gain.
I believe the DoC triumphed over the Denizens of Athel Loren. Had an interesting discussion about the value of taking a Soul grinder (or not) as artillery with Dave.