Game two was my Nids vs Beau's IG. The game was 1250 points, Capture and Control, with Pitched Battle set up-- I went first.
|Terrain set up|
Using my Calgar-like tactical acumen, my first turn consisted of everything moving forward. I know, I'm an awesome general.
|Mad dash for cash... or biomass|
Beau's first turn had him moving up a couple of squads and unleashing blast template hell on my army with his various vehicles and mortar squads. Gaunts fell here and there, but nothing too exciting.
|Notice the zombie observer on the near hill.|
|Very lonely and self-wounded Zoan is lonely...|
Top of 4--The genestealers make up for their failure last turn by blowing up the manticore, and kill off two of their own in the resulting blast. (As scary as it was, all it killed all game was one warrior and the suicidal stealers). The Gants kill off the Commissar's squad and he flees (sadly, commissars do not execute themselves in this scenario). The Warriors charge in and wipe out the vets, and the far side stealers are about an inch out of range of charging the command squad.
Bottom of 4-- Beau unloads on the both sets of stealers and does a lot of damage killing off the far side completely and picking off a couple on the near side. The last Zoan passes all of it's saves (amazingly).
|The flamer template was left there as a subtle warning|
Top of 6-- The Stealers charge the Executioner and whiff, the Warriors (well, the Prime with them) manage to bring down the Valkyrie despite needing a whole mess of sixes to hit and hurt it.
|Not much left on the table|
|It all came down to this|
|The guy on the right is awesome. True story.|