Thursday, July 28, 2011

Planetsrike Apocalypse, LA Battle Bunker Battle Report

The latest SoCal Apocalypse game saw an AMAZING Apocalypse game based around Planetstrike.  It was absolute carnage and so much fun!  A group of regulars showed up, and were joined by some new players.  Much fun was had.

I brought the Crimson Templar Air Force, but no Super Heavy Tanks and only one "D" Weapon, on my Thunderhawk. 

The Defenders set up the terrain.  Attackers got nothing!  The 4 Bastions were objectives and they got the Leviathan for free.  It was an objective as well.  It was treated like a Warlord Titan (8 structure points and 6 shields) and they got it for free (we knew it wouldn't last).

Turn 1 - The Attackers Drop Pod with 2 squads of Sternguard from Alec and 2 squads from David Ashworth.  Plus 2 Caestus Assault Rams full of Termies and 2 Dreadnaughts with Lucius Pattern Drop Pods.

 Hey!  What happened?  Well, after the last structure point was gone, I rolled a 6 for the catastrophic damage and so a 3D6" "D" explosion!  Bye bye EVERYTHING.

Two more Bastions get destroyed! 

Eldar Super Heavies get plastered!

The endgame develops.  A close game that comes down to one objective!

This was really a lot of fun.  It is also the LAST game I ever use a GW flying stand.  I came home and the next day put the Dragonforge flying base adapters on all my Vendettas.   Now, every flyer has Dragonforge bases.  

6 Vendettas
3 Vultures
3 Lightnings
3 Thunderbolts
2 Arvus Lighters
1 Marauder Destroyer

As well as my Caestus Assault Rams.  Those required a bit of shaving of the adapters, but worked great.  I can't reccomend them strongly enough!
Next up, Cityfight Apocalypse!


6 comments:

The Inner Geek said...

I only see two Caestus Assault Rams, what about your rule of 3's?

Looks like a fun game. That Leviathan looks nice too. I'm glad it went out with a bang!

Alec Peters said...

The third Caestus is with Aaron Lovejoy for painting! Good catch. ;-)

The GunGrave said...

That looked AMAZING! Very jealous!

Liking the Leviatan as well - i can feel the cogs turning for a conversion of my own!

I've seen those DragonForge bases before, but was reluctant to buy one without a review. As you recomend them i'll probably invest in some soon!

M3M said...

omg awesomeness.

Redscorps a.k.a Red said...

Wow! Incredible, looked massive!

Who's Red Scorpions, they got a blog?

Alec Peters said...

The Red Scorpions belong to David Ashworth. I have asked him to send me detailed photos and a description of his army and I will blog about it as David doesn't have a blog.

Alec

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