Circle take on Trolls

Posted: September 1, 2014 in Circle, Gaming, Uncategorized

I haven’t played Warmahordes for quite some time. This evening I got the Circle out to take on some Trolls. 50 points, which in hindsight was a bit ambitious for a refresher game, and a good game. If followed a fairly typical pattern with the Circle hitting first and making a decent impression on the Trolls. I did make one error in directing a beserking Stalker into a gaggle of Champions. Little did I know that they would be so durable and he was only able to take a couple out. The trolls, a little shaken, retaliated and boy did those Champions hit hard! I saw all three heavies I had taken go down as Pygs, Champions and mish-mash of other infantry laid into them.
At this point the advantage was with the trolls and Kromac was forced to consider a reckless assasination run on eMadrak. The Troll warrior was well procted by two Champions and had camped 3 focus to boot. We decided at this point to call it a day but truth me known the Trolls would have polished off the remaining Circle had we played on.
It was a good game and a useful reminder of what I still consider to be the number one pick and play system. The learning point for me is just how hard Champions are and not to go after them with the Stalker. Perhaps I should consider some for my Trolls 😉

EDIT : Sadly no pictures this time as my iphone and WordPress have decided to play silly buggers. Oh well . . .

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