The New War - Finale

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The New War - Finale

Postby Dienekes22 » Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:41 am

Finally here, folks. Strap in and get ready for the long overdue finale. I've forgotten a whole bunch so it'll be a fun ride for all of us. Also imgur is being a bit a jackass with how it's uploaded and sorted my photos so I hope it's all here.

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Liossans make slow progress across the torn ground that used to be the palisade.

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A crossbowman scores a kill.

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Not far away the story repeats itself.

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Crossbowman advance.

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Fierce fighting occurs in close quarters.

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It goes poorly for the defense.

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Cavalry advance from the rear, ready for the killing blow.

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Mercenaries hit hard, the front moves against Ancelot.

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Ready... aim...

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Fire!

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The VIPs make ready to dash to safety.

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The Vasli move as a unit toward the dock.

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A crossbowman finds revenge.

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Ancelot shouts an order.

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One last shot.

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A stunning impact.

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The bolt smashes through a civilian and 3 Liossans.

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Ancelot makes the most of his dire situation.

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Rangers take defensive positions.

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The Aethannians move quickly, securing prisoners.

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"You're mine!"

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A great initial success.

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A quick Overwatch.

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Ranged units use their height advantage with incredible efficiency.

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Ancelot, surrounded and without aid, falls to many wounds.

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The Liossans collide with the civilians.

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Cavalry makes a well timed charge, cutting off the VIPs.

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The fight is on with no casualties.

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Men move up against the cavalry.

(Some indecipherable photos here... I think the ballista crew tried to fire again? I don't know. There was a photo of a nat 1 so something went wrong)

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A good shot nets a kill.

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The VIPs slip away.

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Vasli infantry swarm the cavalry to make the VIP escape possible.

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They do absurdly well.

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Things do not look good for the last crossbowman.

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Not well at all.

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The Raiders continue their pillaging.

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The VIPs board under arms.

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Off they go into the sea.

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With no one to oppose them, attacking ranged units rain steady death.

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Vasli cavalry fight to the last.

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Liossan command looks out over the water at the VIPs sailing slowly away.

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The Raiders pull back their prizes to make their getaway.

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Not a bad day to be in the prisoner business.

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Final Overviews.

And that's all she wrote. Thanks for playing!
stubby wrote:Oh man, look at these guys. Beautiful units, photos in focus, appropriately cropped, white background... what if I remove all the current photos from the rulebook and just replace everything with these

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Re: The New War - Finale

Postby ninja_bait » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:08 am

Wow, what a violent end to an epic battle!  Glad I got the VIPs out in the nick of time.  GG to my opponents, and thanks for hosting dienekes!
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Re: The New War - Finale

Postby Craigallot » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:54 am

This was everything a medieval battle should be. :studgod:
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Re: The New War - Finale

Postby sahasrahla » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:33 pm

i feel like we all won on this one. thanks for a great game dienekes
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