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Offline joshuaslater

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Bloody Hell!!!
« on: July 15, 2011, 05:09:21 PM »
I just played my first game with some black primed Four A Dwarfs.  I completely pooped the bed, and lost terribly.  Now I have to paint them even faster and get them out there to redeem themselves.   >:(

I faced Dalton's Blackblood OEF army.  Orc Expeditionary Force.  Two big squads of Orc Swordsmen, and a squad of Orc Assault Warriors.  Backing them up were TWO Alchemists and a Troll Deathseeker.

I forgot the cardinal rule of Chronopia.  Always attack.  I manoevered behind terrain expecting the rain of missiles on my Dwarves when I should have just gone forward.   ::)

My overconfidence from Talamania has been shattered. 

Hopefully I can finish painting the Axemen from Andy and show off some cool Tunnel Fighter proxies I've painted.  'Looks like my dang project log will get some photos this weekend.

I hope everyone is having a great summer. 

Cheers.
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2011, 01:55:14 AM »
Aw. I feel with you. Somehow the temptation to hang back and not engage in strength is always there with Dwarves – note my timid approach to Jackal-hunting! And then, of course, there´s the old gamer´s adage about painted models performing better. What was your army setup? I recall Four A having Wolven Axe and a Vulture marksman?
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2011, 09:09:18 AM »
Two squads of Axemen, Leader plus seven.  I emailed Andy and special ordered the squads to get two fewer leaders.  He's good people like that.  It's true, painted performs better on the table.  I also had a squad of four Desert Wolf Warriors, but I really wasted them on some long odds.   ::)

The Marksmen would have been better than a Scavenger and a Keeper.  I needed some missiles last night!!  Updates to come. 

I've got to snap some pics today of some progress too.

Cheers.
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2011, 11:05:42 AM »
 At least you are getting some games in Josh.Looking forward to seeing the full force painted up.

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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2011, 10:30:10 AM »
A painted force  & a victorious battle reported with pics will be forthcoming.
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011, 03:04:28 AM »
Yip! I´m looking forward to both.
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2011, 04:20:36 PM »
There will be some photos tomorrow.  The O.E.F. remains unbeaten!!  Three Alchemists is tough.   :-[ :P
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2011, 02:01:03 AM »
Take your time and put in some extra effort painting them Dwarves. Remember about dishes best served cold.
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Re: Bloody Hell!!!
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011, 10:17:59 AM »
Photos? *nudge nudge*
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