Friday, 13 July 2018
Thursday, 13 April 2017
"Azog: [in Black Speech] Do you smell it? The scent of fear? I remember your father reeked of it... Thorin, son of Thrain."
Azog The Pale Orc, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Tale of Many Painters - Azogs Hunters (Month 3)
Below is my progress for month 3:
I managed to complete another full warband of Hunter Orcs with Yazneg a hero on warg to lead them.
So far I have 3 full warbands of hunter orcs, another 2 on foot and a full warband of mounuted, along with their leader Azog on his white warg.
Here are my progress pictures:
|Hunter Orcs - work in progress|
|This months work|
|Hunter Orcs, and Yazneg|
|Yazneg and Hunter orc Captain Conversion|
|My Hunter orcs for month 3|
|My progress so far...|
|Next month Fimbul the Hunters warband|
|Banner and Horn conversion|
|Dismounts - fell warg|
|Azog and mounter hunter orcs on fell warg (winter wild warg in the back)|
So far I am maximum points having completed all the painting challenges and defeated James's Fiefdom army, although I am due another battle this month.I plan to paint Fimbul the Hunters - hero and another 12 warriors! and fight another battle at 750 points, Azog has to wait for now.
Follow the other participants of the Tale of many Painters 2017 at Midsussexwargaming.
We welcome anyone interested in playing The Hobbit SBG, Lotr SBG, WotR or any warhammer/40K battle - why not let us know so that we can arrange some starter battles, like the one above, or if you/your club want to challenge us. We have all the LOTR/Hobbit SBG figures and LOTR scenery from the Mines of Moria to the siege of Helms Deep, snow fields to desert boards ready and waiting.
Why not join our watch list for updates and look out for Easters weekend battle event... two days of fighting in the ruins of Osgiliath, Helms Deep and Far Harad, you cannot afford to miss it.
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Friday, 7 April 2017
"There is no curse in Elvish, Entish, or the tongues of Men for this treachery.”"
Treebeard The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien's, The Lord of The Rings
Sam's duel game 2!
This is the second instalment of the double game played by Same Page. This time it was his Galadhrim army with Legolas, a storm caller Galdhrim Guard and a host of elves versus my Isengard berserker army, led by Vrasku and a berserker captain...
|My Isengard Army|
|Sam deploys his first warband|
|I then deploy my warbands between his, I am trying to double team one of his warbands|
|The Galadhrim and Berserkers clash|
|My crossbows advance, there is no target for them to shoot at|
|Sam makes a break for the objective|
|Meanwhile, the elves pin my Berserkers against the side of the table trapping them|
|The Storm Caller looks like he is in trouble...|
|...but wins the fight and pushes the Berserkers back|
|Still little to see for the crossbows|
|The fight rages on|
|The elves are now trapped|
|Legolas joins the fight to try to turn the tide, he targets the Berserkers captain|
|Sam holds the objective in the centre of the table|
|The battle so far|
|The Berserkers manage to re-group|
|Some of my Berserkers move towards the objective|
|and my crossbows now have a target|
|The elven flank has failed, Legolas is all that stops me now|
|Berserkers running across the battlefield|
|Legolas takes on the Berserkers Captain|
|while the Berserkers mop up and trap the elves|
|Vrasku moves the crossbows forward - the objective must be taken for Saruman!|
|Sam's remaining elves move round to take on the crossbows|
|can the elves hold on a little longer?|
|The fighting on the objective|
|Legolas is now in trouble|
|The objective is now in contention|
|Legolas still holding on|
|more Berserkers move across for the objective|
|There is everything to play for|
|Legolas will not die!|
|the Berserkers cut the elves down to size|
|now completely outnumbered the elves are done, game over.|
|A win to Berserkers Isengard 11 vs 0 Gladhrim|
Again, this was always going to be tough for Sam, playing two games simultaneously. Divide and conquer seemed to win the day for the Beserkers - they had the numbers and strength to out fight the elves. Legolas was a strong hero for the elves, but he wasn't enough to hold of the savagery of Isengard.
Good effort for Sam though, but two games and no wins, but both were fun
Man of the match
|Man of the Match:|
Legolas was a good hero for the elves, and tried to hold off the swarm of elves, but couldn't do enough to stop them, so he could have been in the running.
However, I think the being on the winning team and helping his side win the objective, the Man of the Match has to go to Vrasku, the Uruk Hai named crossbow captain - he timed his attack about right and managed to get a few shots in before a well timed charge to knock the Galdhrim off of the objective!
I hope you enjoyed it - please leave comments and feedback.
We welcome anyone interested in playing The Hobbit SBG, Lotr SBG, WotR or any Warhammer/40K, X-Wing or Bolt Action battle or table-top war game - why not let us know so that we can arrange some starter battles,
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