Last Saturday we had another megabattle of Warhammer 40k.
I would be fielding my Death Korps of Krieg Assault Brigade alongside Blood Angels and Sisters of Battle. We would be facing two Imperial Guard armies with an Ork mercenary force in support.
Each player had an 2000pts force which means 6000pts on each side.
Three objectives were placed in the centre of the table and one points were given to controlling side each players turn meaning that if you hold the objective in both your turn and in the enemy turn you got two points.
The living saint is seen along side an Blood Angel...
By now it was late and both the enemy guards players had taken a beating. We called it a day, the end result stopped at like 16-12 or something. As I failed (yet again) to capture the Forlorn Hope objective two of those points were given because of that. I should really stop using that option because I have by now managed to capture it an just handing free points to the enemy...
It turned out to be a interesting battle with different tactics for each side. The enemy more or less divided the table into three sectors with one player trying to get the objective in front of them. On our side we instead spread out the Sisters of Battle and the Death Korps over the whole table with the Blood Angels dropping down all over the place. I felt we had better cooperation and could help each other out when that was needed.
We rather early into the game felt the Ork force in the centre would be hard to crack with all that terrain blocking our fire and we started to allocate forces from the centre to the flanks to instead have greater forces there.
Trading one objectives for two and I think that it really paid of in the end.
Thanks to all players involved.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Monday, 9 January 2017
A friend "forced" me to start 30k... Horus Herasy
He gave me a good deal on some Marines and together with some other miniatures I plan to atleast get a Zone Mortalis themed 500pts Alpha Legion force to start with.
Here are some work in progress pictures of my tactical squad, the base marines are from the Betrayal at Calth box with some added kit from Anvil Industry and some small things from other sources.
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Finally.. My squadron of Leman Russes for my Death Korps of Krieg is complete.
Well, good enough at least... I could always had added more details and thought about motifs and maybe some text and so on, on the side armour but this will more then do for the table top.
I could always add more details later on.
The miniatures all have different backgrounds, some are second hand tanks that was in a really bad shape when I got them. I have started to like to fix old battered tank miniatures, add bits and greenstuff and finish it of with painting like my Thundered Siege tanks posted earlier. (http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2016/09/thunderer-siege-tanks-death-korps.html)
Leman Russ variant with lots of firepower...
Vanquisher, anti tank variant. Here with an tank commander with an binocular. He could be used squadron commander or as the artillery spotter option.
The Vanquisher barrel is masked in the same way as an WW2 British Sherman Firefly tank to make it blend in with an regular Leman Russ with Battle Cannon.
Basic Leman Russ configuration.
All of the vehicles are magnetised and I got lots of different options, all vehicle can be equipped magnetised side sponsons If I so chooses. In future I can always ad more magnetised weapon options. The tank crews are loose so I can change or skip them from the tanks.
Same tanks but with different weapons layout.