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bfeijter
25-07-2010, 11:23
Yesterday i played a game against my self. (lack folks to play with)
And i lost! ... kidding.
I try to play these games to get a feel for the game and the rules.
Both sides had 700 points.
And i play to the death, not a setting or anything.

Anyways, the question:

I had a verry hard time to get his units down..
I owned, 40 clanrats, 20 plaque monks, 2 rat ogres (batalion any1? :) ) 3 jezzails, a warplock engineer (lvl 2 wiz)

His block of 20 saurus wariors didnt want to go down, i had the clanrats at the front and the plague monks in the flank and i was loosing.

The unit had spears n shields, and was 5 wide and 4 deep.
The 20 attacks of str 4, toughnes 4, and the armor save 4+ is just nasty!

My magic and the jezzails were to busy trying to soften the temple guard unit up. so it wouldnt steamrole into the flank of anything. (3+ armor save..arghh)

How do skaven handle these elite infantary blocks?

Lotl Botl
25-07-2010, 18:33
HPA, Doom Wheels, Plague Catapults, weapon teams, and lots of magic all in the same army, combined with outnumbering the enemy 5:1 with clanrats and some cheap slaves. Well to be honest at low point levels skaven struggle against elite armies because their massses and monsters/machines can't really be incorporated that well yet