Wednesday, October 30, 2013

RTT Game 1 - Tanksgiving Mk. I vs. Kharn

Well, I suppose its finally time for me to get some battle reports made up. Thanks to those who've been patient, all six or so that read this :)

I was actually a bit intimidated by this opponent at first because this was the sight that greeted me when I arrived at the tournament.

Double Helldrakes...yay.
Despite the fear factor these models carry I didn't let it get to me. I'm AV14 guy after all.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


Well, I was player number 17 to sign up for that elimination tournament (see last post.)

Sad day.

I won't be able to play that list for a while then but I'll get around to posting those battle reports soon(ish) as well as a commentary on the tank that earned its name this tournament and will thus be the next model I paint, whenever I next get to painting: the Wild Beast.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Elimination Tournament - Tanksgiving

A bunch of people in Bakersfield are going to host an eight week, 16 player, single elimination tournament, where you have two weeks to get a game in with your assigned opponent. Losing means you're out. Winning means you continue on.

I'm game :)

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Tournament Results and Such

Well, I promised that I'd post some battle reports about the tournament, and I will, but being a teacher (with the 1st quarter having just ended) and having a sick five month old it might take a bit of time. Plus I'm exhausted from other things as well. To that end I figured I'd post the overall results and get around to the battle reports as soon as my schedule cleared.

For those who want to know now, highlight the following text. For those that want to wait, I'll try to have it all up in a week or so.

Game 1: IG vs. CSM - Tabled Him for Max points 9-0
Game 2: IG vs. GK - He had two models left for 5-3
Game 3: IG vs. Orcs - He saw my list, evaluated his odds, and decided to go be with his girlfriend.

Took 1st Place! (and demoralized a few enemies)

Monday, October 7, 2013

Fatherhood: Sports and the son of a nerd

I've always been a great big nerd, even before I had a way of expressing it. It may not have been until late high school that I got a chance to play DnD or Magic: the Gathering but that didn't mean that I wasn't the type of person that genuinely wanted to do such things...and it seemed others noticed as well. Bullying and teasing were pretty common features of my childhood and I like to think I took it better than many did. I stood up to the bullies that needed it and ignored the ones that would go away. Despite this though I developed a lot of my own biases that are still with me.