|Can you beleive some guys didn't even have their army list done ? ^^|
We had plenty of tables next to one another to fit the 12 or so players at once !
One of my opponents for this game would be Shane/Papafakis and his unsufferable Renegade :
My second opponent (and game master behind the whole campaign) was Colin/Whiskey Priest :
There were of course plenty other players on the neighbour tables like Jon/Axiom or our very own Ottovonbismark :
So ! My orks did what I had planned them to do and covered the advance of both the minotaurs and my renegade leader who'd rush to grab the objectives and stay alive long enough to bring them back to security :
|Shane's champion at the opposite corner of the table, never got to do him any harm at this point but boy I hate this moronic cripple !|
My partners for that game were Seán and Paul Ede with their superb warband !
Like any good plan, this one didn't survive a few turns, forcing me to escape into the woods and leaving the job to the others.
Seán annoyingly killed my target, thus taking the opportunity to score any victory points from me, After killing anything I could and securing my own troops, we had to settle for a draw !
The final game had all of us join on the same table for a classic royal rumble/battle royale !
My champion moved in with his two trusted minotaurs right in the middle of the action at the centre of the table !
|"FFS Darvo, now's the last time your sorry cheaty ass ever soils this world !"|
He was quickly followed by Paul Ede's champion who had the irritating same skill as Charwyn : rapid regeneration, thus making them almost invincible.
Meanwhile, the fight was brutal all around with troops from all bands colliding !
The two zoat brothers proved to be especially annoying with their psychic powers; making them able to teleport into combat or fry other people's brains !
The Slaanesh leader had the perverted habbit to drown the entire scene under clouds from hallucinogen grenades, making one of my poor minotaurs flee into the woods...
... while the other was getting murdered by the psychic zoat. :/
Thanks to his flying ability, Charwyn managed to engage combat with another champion :
The rest of the fighter conveniently getting rid of one another in the meantime !
Day two, slight hangover, pretty excited to play some 2nd ed epic !
I was GMing the game this time and had three teams of three players, orks, Imperials and Chaos !
The chaotic titans rushed forward to get clear lines and maybe get to the objectives ?
The imperials unfortunately suffered the first from the orks and got two of their titans destroyed pretty early in the game, the last one piloted by Pat did hold the line for a good while !
The 3 ork Gargants were all safe in the end apart from a few fires and although the imperial did score more points as a team, Sean's great gargant won the title of greatest machine of the game by far !
|BOYL is also the place where you friends, favourite bloggers and all, meet to play !|
This is just a dream to see so many talents at the same table.
How often to you get to see mighty empire boards and often do they look as good as Harry's ?
Johny Beta's ability to see through walls/matter was an absolute must for this game, making my life way easier than it could have been ! Staying hidden and shooting through walls is pretty effective !
Many of the SD agents managed to reach the central building before the nazis managed to activate the powers of an ancient arch !
Lope's agent was the perfect diversion fro Shane's to go and unmask the real hitler !
So after getting rid of Sean's agent, I just had to shoot Shane's from below through the ceiling and get Hitler from his hands and escape !
Next surprise after that was the painting competition for which I got nominated as the winner for the best squad by no other than John Blanche himself ! That meant the world to us and all winners were friends as well which was just an added bonus !
Meanwhile, the magic of BOYL made an ork terminator Vs ork genestealers space hulk game happen on Nico's board !
Just look at the contestants and you'll get a good idea of the kind of vibe going on !
Let's be clear, this is not the kind of game you play to win but to have maximum fun so you'll generally try to shoot other people more than to actually get first to the finish line !
Did, I tell you there were great tables ? Check this epic table, just magnificent.
Last game of the WE was a game of Terminator where we each had survivors trying to rescue NPCs from a tragic fate with the town crowded with skelebots after us !
Each of our survivors got into position at ground level...
... or at the top of closest thing to a third string
By using cover to the best of my abilities, I did manage to save 3 hostages, gaining rerolls for the rest of the game, which might come in handy to survive a bit longer.
That was until some nasty reinforcements got in, in the form of T1000 or gigantic drones...
...only to be taken down by one behind her.
At the end, all humans were dead with David's leaving the last thus winning the honours !
I did tell you there were fantastic tables there right ?
Of course BOYL is followed by the traditionnal post BOYL blues but it also comes with a massive mojo boost and plenty of project ideas so clearly a great thing !
I hope you enjoyed this review as much as I enjoyed this out of time WE, always such a happy place !