Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Waaagghhh what it is good for?


Well being on Holiday and all Engineseer and I decided that we should get together to play a game of Warhammer 40,000. As for once we both had a Day off on the same day. So figure cases in one hand and rulebooks in the other we set off for HQ where we were going to use the gaming hall there. And yes ironically these did mean on one of my days off I would still be technically going to work.


Neither Engineseer and I had played for a while so with both of us using new armies and there being new rules, this was going to be a interesting game. I would be fielding my Orks for the first time whilst facing them across the board would be the technological might of Engineseers Tau Hunter Cadre.


This is my Ork Horde on the table next to our ready for me to begin (best emperor palaptine impression) "deploying my troops" or Boyz as their more commonly known

With both armies ready and deployed it was time to begin
The Ork Horde begins their long march towards the enemy.
The Tau send in a fast attack to try and break up the Ork advance
But it's swiftly beaten off by massed firepower

The Ork charge hits home
Whilst the Lootas draw bead on the Tau armour

With the Tau Flank starting to collapse
The Ork Army pushes straight into the centre of the Lines to keep the pressure on!
Orks don't do subtle and turning up to fight in a battlewagon is certainly not subtle! But you won't have make the other boyz jealous!
So after a long and drawn out fight in turned out that my Ork horde has just narrowly beaten Engineseers Tau. However it could have gone either way and I'm sure Engineseer will be wanting a rematch at some point. So time for the Boyz to get some new toys I think. How about some deffkoptas?
Anyway it was a very good day and we had lots of fun. Even if some people consider it sad and geeky :-) That's totally wrong....
It's not sad in the least :-)
later folks!

11 comments:

Dan said...

And next time you can throw in another variable by having some Salamanders to contend with perhaps... though that means I have a lot of painting to do.

Enginseer said...

Well the Tau were narrowly beaten. LEt down by an inexperianced general i think... ah well next time revenge will be mine!!

Saxon said...

to reach 2000 points of Salamanders you sure do!

Saxon said...

yeah, yeah. As the boyz say

" Cumz and has a goz if u fink ur hard enoughz"

Dan said...

Oh dear, any pile of green geezers with that command of the language can be no match for highly trained (excessively highly trained in the case of residents of Nocturne) marines.

Pah. Let the painting begin (dips brush...)

Dan said...

It's funny. When J and I were at HQ we saw some Tau getting caned by some ork boyz then. Are the Tau just not up to it? They need more armour I tell you.

Saxon said...

can be no match for highly trained (excessively highly trained in the case of residents of Nocturne) marines.

Would that be the highly trained marines who were one of three legions to be all but wiped out during the Heresy?

(he, he, let the trash talking begin)

Saxon said...

The tau are not a very forgiving army, in the sense that you have to use the right tactics otherwise victory becomes a heck of a lot harder to achieve, and even harder to achieve if you make a mistake.

Saxon said...

a veteran Tau player is one scary opponent!

Dan said...

"Would that be the highly trained marines who were one of three legions to be all but wiped out during the Heresy?"

That's only because there were hardly any of them on account of their extrememly strict entrance examination. (Not like Ultramarines where all you need to have to get in is a pulse). :-D Tee Hee

Besides, everyone knows you take down the big guy first... that's clearly what happened during the heresy. *Cough cough*

Saxon said...

Besides, everyone knows you take down the big guy first... that's clearly what happened during the heresy. *Cough cough*

You forgot to mention you take down the most modest one's too :-)