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30-07-2009, 21:38
Evening all,

Thought I'd share a few pictures from a couple of games Necris and I played last night. Although technically we did win one game each, as you'll see, things didn't exactly go well for my warband with most of them being repeatedly taken out of action and/or captured (in a few cases, without them even having chance to do anything!) whereas Tony's warband were comparatively unscathed (losing just one member in each game).

As you can see, although I had a Valkyrie and a 4' board, we were forced to use some old Necromunda terrain which, despite being a little short, actually served us rather well; but chances are we'll start to replace it with some custom build terrain as we play more games.

- Game 1 -

Tech-priestess Orla Riall is attempting to deliver an alien artefact to her master Magos Vaal Kryzak. Little do they know, members of the Inquisition have taken an interest in their activites and are about to spring an ambush.

Saphentis & Orla Riall (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5232.jpg) exit the Valkyrie and prepare to meet Magos Vaal Kryzak to hand over the alien arfefact; while Kryzak (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5233.jpg), accompanied by 'The Pariah', heads towards the rendezvous point. Meanwhile, Cross (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5234.jpg) hides in the shadows overlooking the meeting where he observes Orla and Kryzak (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5235.jpg) meeting and Kryzak taking possession of the artefact.

Kryzak (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5236.jpg) and his team leave the rendezvous point, at whioch point Valka (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5237.jpg) springs the trap by blasting Orla in the back. Fortunately her armour protects her from the worst of the blast and she retaliates by chopping down Cog (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5238.jpg). Valka and Saphentis (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5239.jpg), become locked in close-combat, and as the rest of his team escape, Saphentis falls to Valka's chainsword and is captured.

Kryzak escaped with the artefact and Orla was forced to flee when attacked by three members of the opposing warband. The Pariah took one hit and was out of the game before it could do anything.

- Game 2 -

Kryzak and his team attempt to rescue Saphentis before he can be properly interrogated and give away too many details of Kryzak's operations.

Valka, Cross, Serpentine & Drake (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5241.jpg) escort their prisoner towards a waiting Valkyrie, while Kryzak and The Pariah (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5244.jpg) and Orla and the Praetorian combat servitor Johann-4251 (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5243.jpg) lie in wait ready to attempt a rescue.

Johann (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5245.jpg) stalks into the open firing inneffectually at the enemy, who scatter into cover. Drake (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5246.jpg) returns fire, and Kryzak (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5247.jpg) falls to Valka's chainsword and is captured himself. The Pariah (http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/kaled100/Inquisitor%20Games/Mancunian%20Conclave%2001/IMG_5248.jpg) again falls before he is able to do anything, and Johann crashes to the ground after being hit by a powerfist.

Kryzak is captured, but Orla is unlikely to let her master be detained for long - as members of the AdMech they have quite a few fancy technological tricks up their sleeves that are beyond even the Inquisition...

Hopefully we'll be having a return match in the next few weeks, so expect to hear more from these characters then.

- Dave

Magos Errant
30-07-2009, 22:34
Great reports, Kaled! They sound very interesting. I wish I could have seen them.

Inquisitor Cade
31-07-2009, 09:01
Nice battle report.

Amazing Valkyrie!

31-07-2009, 09:05
Thanks for the reports, love the picture book story-board. Orla looks mighty standing over her fallen opponent.

02-08-2009, 19:56
So, would Mancunian Conclave perhaps become more common? See, I have a place to stay in Chester - could easily make a day trip and finally play a game...

02-08-2009, 20:23
Hopefully we'll be playing fairly regularly - at least that's the plan. Although I've dubbed it 'The Mancunian Conclave', that's mainly because Manchester is roughly the mid-point - it's not that we all live there; these games were played at my house in Preston. Also, as we're playing at people's houses using dining tables and the like, numbers are somewhat limited... but yes, let us know when you're going to be in Chester and we'll see about arranging a game.