Category: Battle Report (Tabletop)

Inquisition strikes at Mora (Part 3)

MIXED SUCCESS TURN SIX: The death of the Tau Emissary was unfortunate, but there was still one member of the Water Caste—an assistant to the Tau agitator—who needed to be seized. Having crushed the Kroot battle line, the Knights of Altair raced across the field, but the Tau had […]

Inquisition strikes at Mora (Part 2)

MAYOR CIERZA CAPTURED TURN THREE: It took little effort to mop up the human traitors. My stormtroopers quickly eliminated the remainder of Cierza’s militiamen, while Cierza put up only token resistance—the traitor was dazed but largely unharmed as he stumbled out of the ruins of his transport. The main […]

Inquisition strikes at Mora (Part I)

NEWS REPORT—Imperial authorities announced that the mayor of Mora was arrested—and executed—yesterday for treason after allegedly negotiating with xeno representatives to surrender his community rather than face a possible military attack. Mora, a small plantation to the east of the beleagured city of Malati, is not strategically significant, authorities say. But […]

Imperial Guard retakes Iron Spires (Part 3)

Disaster strikes! The honor of rolling for game’s end is offered to the ork commander, who rolls low—the battle goes another turn. Drat, thinks the Imperial commander. TURN SEVEN In the ork deployment zone, the Warlord arrived to take his revenge. His Rokkit Boyz deployed and fired upon the […]

Ambush on Morkai (Part 2)

TURN 4 DRAKE: Now the fight begins in earnest. Drake and two men hop the wall and attack Adriana and her men. Everyone is a tough, experienced fighter, and Adriana and her men avoid harm. Two of Drake’s crewmen jump the wall and keep going. Someone has to […]

Ambush on Morkai (Part 1)

Beneath a large hand-held fan, slowly waved by an exhausted, sweating servant, Lady Adriana sits on a shaded balcony and sips on her iced drink. “Has Drake arrived, dearest?” “I see him, my darling,”  replies Count Johann Feracci, who stands by a balcony railing that overlooks the town […]

Tau navy rebuffed at Dar Sai (Part 2)

1100-1200 (TURN 5) At this point of the battle, both fleets were firing at point-blank range–with weapons batteries, lances, railgun batteries,  ion cannons, and torpedoes blazing away. Not suited to close-in fighting, The Emperor’s Fist, launched another wave of Starhawk bombers and then turned to starboard to avoid […]

Tau navy rebuffed at Dar Sai (Part 1)

IMPERIAL NEWS SERVICE (3 280 735.M41)–Fleet Corvus, under the command of Commodore Gadea Hennard, won a resounding victory yesterday over Tau naval forces orbiting Dar Sai. The Imperial Navy’s victory sparked widespread celebrations across the Sculptor System, as public opinion rebounded from the shock of the naval disaster […]