Friday, December 24, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010
A problem I had with the scoring system; They had 4 victory conditions and used 3 per game, changing up the order. I found this to be less than ideal. It just seemed like I was playing the same mission every game. I hope the TOs go to a different system for the next tournament as it could have been more fun with different missions. Overall, they did a good job, terrain was great, the schedule worked pretty smooth, and prize support looked good.
Go Roll Some Dice!!!|
Friday, November 12, 2010
Go Roll Some Dice!!!
Sunday, November 7, 2010
I'm really stoked to be able to get some tournament play in. Winning yesterday was just great way to come back to the local tournament scene. Next week, a bunch of us(about 15-20) are migrating north to Grapevine Tx for a 50 man tournament. Hopefully, my luck will hold or atleast the IG win button will still function.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Yesterday, I got three games in. 1500 pts of Space Puppies was the first one. I played against a Black Templar player. He was actually using the BT codex and I brought a wolf heavy list. The next game I played an Eldar list with the Praetorians. I used an 1850 list that I have been working on and my opponent brought 2000pts of space elves. The last game was a pretty epic team game. Caldera02 and I teamed up against the Eldar player and Paul the treadhead. Paul was using his IA armor company list. Corey and Paul each played 2000pts each and Caldera02 and I each brought our 1850pt lists. After the last game we all went out for breakfast and some good old fashion smack talk. We also came up with a few tweaks for my 1850 list.
Well, the tournament schedule is looking like I'll be playing here in Austin on the 6th, in the Dallas area the 13th, and then going to Killeen on the 20th. November is looking like fun already....along with overtime.....It will be a busy month.
Go Roll Some Dice!!!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
I finally got to play some good old Praetorians tonight. It was a blast. I played a team game against Fluff Bunny Paul with his IA armored company. His partner was a new player that is playing Elysians and had a Vulture on the field. My partner was also a new player that was using Eldar. It was a lot of fun and a nice break from playing harder lists.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
The Girl and I both are qualified to comment on this subject. We have both logged many hours cleaning up after smelly gamers. The Girl worked in a game store for quite a while and I owned game stores for a number of years. You would think that if gamers left that much of a mess at home that their parents would force them to live in the basement........OHHH, that's how that stereotype got started. Amazing how that works isn't it?
Get clean, smell good, and go roll some dice!
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Yesterday, I went to my teammate Cheeseburger Josh's house for a day of shit talking, ballbusting, and terrain building. It was a manly day of epic proportions. Josh banished his wife and kids to the bedrooms so that we could have the kitchen for a day of terrain construction. We talked 40K, drank gallons of Mountain Dew Throwback(with real sugar!!!) and ate a couple of tons of Taco Bell....Oh, and talked a bunch of shit at each other. It's amazing how brutal the insults can get with 5 guys in the same room.
The reason for the terrain building day was Josh now has his own man cave! It is not attached to the house and has room for two 4x6 tables. We did get in one 2000pt game and the setup worked really well. We have decided to play at his place a few nights a month. That way we can cuss and trash talk as much as we want without offending the soccer moms, D&D players and dirty card flippers....and we will still make appearances at the local shops to get fresh opponents and play tournaments.
I'll get some pictures of the terrain next week....and maybe even a battle report.
Go roll Some Dice.
Monday, August 2, 2010
A couple of my teamates and regular opponents did pretty well, coming up just a tad short.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The last round I played Kingsley's great looking Mantis Warriors. We ended up in a draw, thanks to some smart play by Kingsley.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Game 1 I played BAs, I ended up with a massacre, game 2 was against SMs and I also got a massacre, Game 3 was the toughest game of the day against Splug's foot Eldar. I managed to take out his Avatar in the first round of shooting the game was hard fought but Splug ended up conceding on turn 5. So I ended up with a 3-0 for the day and had my first victory at BFG.
I am playing in another Team tournament this Saturday, a Heavy tournament @ BFG, and Ard Boyz this month. Unfortunately, I will miss the last Will of Chaos Hobby Tournament due to work.
On the hobby front, I have some Sky Claws with Green stuffed mullethawks on the paint table and an Iron Priest/Canis conversion WIP. I am also working on some Nid drop pods......and I have started another Praetorian platoon.......oh and another Hydra turret and another Manticore turret.
Go Roll Some Dice!!!
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Now go roll some dice!
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Even though, I won't be able to attend, I will be there in spirit and 2 of my armies will be there, as well. The III Praetorian Rifles and my Space Wolf armies will both be used in the team tournament. So, if you're at Adepticon and happen to see my armies and have any questions or comments about conversions, feel free to leave a comment here on my blog.
I have played quite a few tournaments lately. That is partly to blame for me not writing a blog for a while. One tournament in particular was a real downer due to some flat out cheating. It really left a bad taste in my mouth. In my world 22 is always more than 18 but, I will write more on this later. Despite the one bad tournament I have been involved in a some really good tournaments, lately.
We had a 2500pt Hobby tournament that was fun, I was able to use 2 squads of Ogryn, a 1250pt Super Hobby tournament that was an absolute blast, A 2500pt Hobby Team tournament, my partner and I went to table 1 for the last game and got beat by Jwolf and Goatboy, and a 2000pt Heavy tournament that was pretty intense. I got to table 3 in that one but, pulled a draw against Colby Anger(BoLScon 2009 best general) and got knocked out of placing. The turnouts at BFG have been really outstanding lately(30+) and one tournament they actually had to turn a player away. Also, I have been playing in an escalation league. We are up to 1250pt, so far. The Space Wolves are coming along and I look forward to getting the whole army done.
If you're going to Adepticon, have fun. If not, are you planning to be at any other GT level event? Hopefully, I'll see you at BoLScon 2010!
Now, get out there and roll some dice!
Friday, January 15, 2010
Tomorrow, there is a Heavy tournament at Battle Forge Games, the local hot spot for 40K. The best in Austin will be bringing there hardest lists to fight it out for the plastic. I have decided to run a different list and I have to assemble and paint a Chimera, it's still on the sprue...and yes, ANOTHER Chimera! I also, need to get three gun servitors painted and possibly three special weapons troopers. I'm still not sure about the last three. I have about twenty-one hours to get this done....if I don't sleep....and I'm writing this blog....AWESOME!
The Killeen tournament didn't go too well for me, I got 2 minor wins and a draw and ended up in 6th. However, I did get the highest appearance scores and my buddies got 1st, best sportsman, and tied for best best sportman(tie breaker was victory points). The first week in January, I played in a team tournament at Dragon's Lair in Austin. It was a random pairs tournament, 1500pts per player. It turns out that there were 5 teams and 4 of those teams had newbies, newbie with Necrons and Tau. My newbie was a young man with a Necron list. We managed to get third place and took home some swag. It was alot fun. Last weekend, a buddy of mine and I went to San Antonio to play in a tournament there. The system for pairings was a little different. I'm still trying to figure out how the guy that won was able to pick his tables for the last two games and he played the guy in 8th place for the final game..........strange. Ah well, it was fun and I had three great games, finished just out of the prizes though.