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kylek2235
17-09-2015, 04:37
After the AoS fiasco, my gaming group, like many of your groups, gathered together with a tough decision to make: What gaming system do we want to play.

AoS.... was not for us, so we decided to soldier on with 8th edition for awhile. That and I got voted to be our group's videographer. I don't even remember volunteering for the job, but here I am. Anyway, we tested out a few rules changes, but then we happened upon The 9th Age and we've been rocking out ever since.

I'll keep updating this as I post more videos, so let me know what you think since I'm always looking to get better:

1. Ogres vs Beastmen (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63z-9I-mMSw)
Big Fat takes on Triple T in an 8th edition battle where we laugh at how bad I am.

2. Dark Elves vs Orcs and Goblins (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUAjaUrWvEQ)
More 8th Edition action where Boned67 uses every unpainted model he owns, just to spite me, and calls out Martin van Buren and his Dark Elves.

3. Ogres vs. Beastmen (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXq7t7fmlTM)
Yep, Beastmen again, but more different Beastmen led by WP Piglet! That and it's all Yhetee action for me. We also make the switch to The 9th Age Beta.

4. Ogre Tribes vs. Vampire Covenants (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nwM1YL3bCI)
More 9th Age Beta action where my Yhetees and Thundertusk do actual work against Turkey Sub's VC.

5. Ogre Tribes vs. Warriors of the Wastes (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZKQ631WVQY)
Ack, the elderly decide to take me down a few pegs for our last game using The 9th Age Alpha. Next up: Beta rules!

6. Ogre Khans vs. The Undying Dynasties (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8H-QhM34MY)
To prove I'm not dead, I've got another Battle Report. This time against the undead..... which isn't me.

kylek2235
27-09-2015, 07:41
Just put up episode 5. It's still an Alpha video, but its the last. It's against a pretty balanced Warriors list and made for a great game.

kylek2235
12-11-2015, 02:17
Episode 6 is up and I take on a friend's midget Undying Dynasties. Yep, midgets. The amy, although unpainted, is heavily converted and looks great.

Lil' Ed's List:
Nomarch on Sphinx
Death Cult Hierarch w/ pathfinder and Cloak of Dunes

20 skeletons with bows
20 skeletons with bows
6 chariots with flame banner
5 skeletal cav

4 scarab swarms
3 sand stalkers
sand scorpion
6 shabtis
2 winged reapers

war colossus
soul colossus
casket of phatep



Big Fat's Ogre Khans:
Warlord (+3 attacks and potion of Strength)
BSB

8 Tribesmen w/ shields FC
8 Ironclad FC

4 Yetis
4 Yetis
6 Ogre Mercenaries w/ brace of pistols FC
deformed outcast
deformed outcast

giant
giant
Frosthorn

All of that leads up to a day of fun. My overall plan? Not get run over. My list has no magic and I need to get rid of his support units if I want any sort of chance of staying in this game.

ewar
12-11-2015, 13:17
Thanks for the batreps, interesting to watch, so good work.

Over in the tactics thread we're talking about how ridden monsters work and the prince on royal sphinx has a combined profile, so you shouldn't be able to shoot his mount out from under him any more. The whole model also benefits from his armour and ward saves too.

As a long time TK player I know ogres are a rough match up for us, but that did go particularly badly for him! I don't think his list had enough focus, it just had a bit of everything from the list which is always going to struggle to put down all those fast moving hard hitters coming across the board.

kylek2235
13-11-2015, 02:19
Thanks for the batreps, interesting to watch, so good work.

Over in the tactics thread we're talking about how ridden monsters work and the prince on royal sphinx has a combined profile, so you shouldn't be able to shoot his mount out from under him any more. The whole model also benefits from his armour and ward saves too.

As a long time TK player I know ogres are a rough match up for us, but that did go particularly badly for him! I don't think his list had enough focus, it just had a bit of everything from the list which is always going to struggle to put down all those fast moving hard hitters coming across the board.

No Ward on the prince, he was really just trying to survive using that toughness. Unfortunately for lil Ed, we remembered that I can't just shoot the pony: Both Pony and Mount were dispatched. :( His shooting really let him down as it usually does some softening and then the monsters swoop in on his opponents. He adapts quickly and is already doing well with a new list.

SlyRebirth
15-11-2015, 16:45
This is interesting - I'm fine with AoS, but I applaud what you're doing in terms of moving past the frustration and making the hobby you want to play. Great stuff.

Skargit Crookfang
23-11-2015, 15:31
Fantastic job!