Author Topic: Championship 2017 Round 2 Marcus (Dwarves) vs. Blakely (Umenzi)  (Read 602 times)

Kevin

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In this epic grindfest of a game, which featured 2200 points, Secret-and-Simultaneous deployment, and another Special Situation, Marcus's Dwarves eked out a narrow victory over Blakely's Umenzi.


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Re: Championship 2017 Round 2 Marcus (Dwarves) vs. Blakely (Umenzi)
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 10:49:55 AM »
Hang on a minute. Do I see Worthy beating Longbeards?!! They seem to have Atlatl support, but still!
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Re: Championship 2017 Round 2 Marcus (Dwarves) vs. Blakely (Umenzi)
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 04:40:59 PM »
Hang on a minute. Do I see Worthy beating Longbeards?!! They seem to have Atlatl support, but still!

Yes, I'm pretty sure I was carping about that exact thing in this pic here:


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Re: Championship 2017 Round 2 Marcus (Dwarves) vs. Blakely (Umenzi)
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2017, 02:50:22 PM »
I thought I had this game at deployment.  There was a unit of Worthy directly across from my Longbeards.  The Worthy where backed up by Atlatlmen but that didn't bother me much with the 1/4 defense.  Then something funny happened - The Beards got completely HOUSED.  Then they routed.  See below.



It is 99.99999% likely that I'm carping about this event in the pic below



Now my big "secret" vs. Umenzi or any other faction containing a lot of units with poor defensive stats is to bring lots of Hammermen.  I had 3 here.  Fortunately for me, a unit of Hammermen next to the Longbeards saw their (un)Worthy opponents route away and I was able to bring the hammer against the Super Worthy with a flank attack.  It started going downhill for Blakely at that point but she scratched and clawed all the way to make this a really tough one to pull out.  She got her revenge Sunday morning  :)
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Learning that we're only immortal for a limited time"
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