Nordicon Tournament Report Part 2

Game 2 vs VagrantPoet playing Protectorate

The the major downside of winning your first round, in the second round you have to try to do it again, and against someone you know was good enough to win the first time! At least I had a whole lunch break to decide what I was going to put on the table for this game. VP was playing Feora2 and the High Reclaimer.

The Feora2 list has the Judicator, a Reckoner, a Vanquisher and a Devout, Rhoven & Co and some Zealots and support elements including a maximum Choir. The High Reclaimer list includes Bastions, Idrians and lots of other nasty surprises. The way I see it, my Kreoss3 list should do well against his Feora2, and my Kreoss1 list is necessary if he puts High Reclaimer down. If we mix and match outside of these two match-ups, things could get real messy. In the end, however, I consult my little green book and I see that neither of these warcasters are the Harbinger of Menoth (it’s always worth checking), and so it says Kreoss3. I bite the bullet and put him down, figuring that I need the heavy-hitting either way.

Et voila! It’s Feora2 versus Kreoss3.

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SR2013 Scenarios: Incursion and Close Quarters

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This is a guest post from Owen at

Last time out I talked about some of the basics of getting prepared for a Steamroller event. Knowing the SR2013 scenarios is one of the fundamentals. Today I talk about two of them – Incursion and Close Quarters. There are twelve different scenarios in Steamroller 2013 and getting to grips with them can be pretty daunting for a new tournament player. We have a tournament for newer players coming up in Dublin in the next few weeks and I thought I’d run through the scenarios the players are going to see there as they’re some of the more popular ones you’ll encounter. Ciaran, the Event Organiser (EO), was kind enough to roll up these scenarios in advance.
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