Category: Battle Report (Tabletop)

Malati falls to Tau attack (Part 2)

“There were thousands of them! And their weapons … the firepower that was hitting our lines was beyond anything I’ve every seen before. We didn’t stand a chance.”—Transcript, interview with Troop Nadi Boramus, post-battle analysis by military intelligence officers. 06:00-08:00 – IMPERIAL TURN TWO Although the rising sun improved […]

Malati falls to Tau Attack (Part 3)

“Enemy troops have penetrated the Imperial line and are turning the flank. All units are ordered to fall back into the city.”–Orders issued at 04:00 by Capt. Delmara Stryker (later summarily executed by the regimental commissar for his failure to hold the city of Malati). 12:00-2:00 – IMPERIAL TURN […]

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 […]