Got My Dice Cup...

...complete with my digital headache and topped by my Avatar!

How cool is that?

I didn't get a chance to play my Blood Angels, but I did get a chance to kick the shit out of them.  He Who Shall Remain Nameless played them, complete with a Death Company lead by a Reclusiarch and a Sanguinary Guard accompanied by a Sanguinary Priest.  I dropped my alpha strike and managed to shake enough of the big guns to make life comfortable in the next turn, then planted my little Daemonic heels in to take a Slaanesh-style pounding.

Frankly, it was disappointing.  He utterly dismantled what he charged, but it was no great shakes to leave him out of position, and payback's a bitch.  In his defense, we again tested a scenario from the Battle Missions book, and he felt pretty strongly the game would have been much different had he a standard setup.

I also had my first shot at testing my Khornedogs - sorry, I called them that once and it stuck.  I was happy with their performance, given they tied the Death Company up for a turn while I set my charge in place.

I leave you with this: He Who Shall Remain Nameless assaulted from a Rhino, so the points saved from Jump Packs he used for Power Weapons.  Obviously that was wasted on me, but I'm curious what others think of that unit... 

Worth the 370pts?

Later - Brent


Chumbalaya said...

Neat cup, you make it?

DC are a weird thing. They are incredibly killy and tough, but cost so damn much for even a moderately toothy unit.

I <3 Khornedogs. They're like a poor man's Fiends, but cav with massed S5 attacks on the charge can do nasty things.

Brent said...

My boy Big Whit has a mini-business on Ebay. He's got a workshop of dudes that do this kind of thing for fun. They're pretty committed.

Whit, shoot me some pics of the others you've sold/have and I'll get them on for you.


SAJ said...

Very cool cup, I need to come up with a design to have done.

Still no Mephiston in HWSRN's list? If you decide you want to run him in yours, I have a model for you.

Brent said...

Oh yea? That sounds great Simon - love to see it.


The_King_Elessar said...

That cup is Win. Stop making me jealous of material possessions! lol

Green Blow Fly said...

I used to use a dice cup. They are nice but for whatever reason I use a dice tray now. It has a lot of evil chaos runes carved on it and I seem to roll better with it. That and my evil Dakka dice.


Green Blow Fly said...

I am not a fan of the new DC. auto rage sux. Still I think if you ran a squad with a chaplain in a raven they coukd make back their points. Supposedly this codex was written with 6ed in mind. Yeah it's been awhile.


Big Whit said...

Brent, committed is the perfect description of the team.

GBF, don't even whisper the name
6ed. I love the way the game plays now, and I don't want to think of how bad GW could ruin this for me.
I have ebay nightmares of my armies being sold for pennies on the dollar.

DRWIZ223 said...

Hey Brent you can name me most everyone knows I am drwiz223.

Yea the scenario sucked for me it stongly favored you army. Also that was my first game with the new dex and I failed to use alot of the tricks. I agree that the DC is over priced and I have a few tricks to try after talking to sev people and ready some stuff on line.

Sorry about being so bitchy lots of things with the screwed up game and my sinuses were killing me and I could not breath.

I do believe it would have gone diff. I really had no options that I could think of I know some things now. I really hate the new battle missions. They seem to favor one army over the other and that sucks. They should be equal to the armies.

Well enough of that. I will post on here if you let me and track my BA build

Brent said...

...but I like He Who Shall Remain Nameless better...

I'm about to post the video of our game last night - so let me know what you think.


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