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The Bridge

Postby Apollyon » Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:34 am

Rejoice! i have fought my first proper Brikwars battle with a real life person. Took a bunch of pics, too:

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Assembling the forces.

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After some ad hoc statting and building we decided on a simple scenario: we would fight over control of a bridge.

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I draw first blood.

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My sorceress (heroine) tried to magically freeze the creek but failed and got slain in close combat.

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My cavalry dished some serious damage supported by claymore men.

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Charge!

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My friend's wizard tried a spell resulting in an epic fail.

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Just trying some photographing tricks here.

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I was quite successful destroying the left flank.

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Overview after the last turn. The amount of bloodshed was adequate.

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The surviving crownies fled the field.

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And left me as conqueror of the bridge. I had a blast playing this.
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Postby Killer Karetsu » Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:47 am

Great!
But the reason for retreating was probably time, hm? Those lions could have won.
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Postby Bragallot » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:21 am

I was thinking the same thing. But, just look at how mean that guy on the left looks! Your medieval forces look great.
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Postby BFenix » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:28 am

Looked like a good old fashioned fantasy battle, nice forces
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Postby White Nun » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:15 am

Great game, thanks for sharing :)
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Postby Apollyon » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:24 am

Killer Karetsu wrote:Great!
But the reason for retreating was probably time, hm? Those lions could have won.


We made up a house rule concerning the control of the bridge and it made me the winner of the battle at that point.
Of course we could have played on until the last man standing but that would have taken ages.
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Postby RunsWithLegos » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:31 am

Nice! who did you play with?
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Postby Apollyon » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:25 am

RunsWithLegos wrote:Nice! who did you play with?


A friend of mine who is into tabletop wargaming.
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Postby Semaj Nagirrac » Mon Apr 11, 2011 1:21 pm

Ausgezeichnet!
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Postby Pwnerade » Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:40 pm

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Postby Zupponn » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:13 pm

Looks really fun. Keep up the good work. :)
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Postby Rev. Sylvanus » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:21 pm

Elegant-yet-simple battlefield, great looking forces, nice photograph, I believe this battle report deserves a win!

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and congrats on having a REAL game! It's a nice feeling isn't it?
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Postby GeneralOfDeath » Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:13 pm

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Postby Apollyon » Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:29 pm

Rev. Sylvanus wrote:and congrats on having a REAL game! It's a nice feeling isn't it?


Indeed, it feels fantastic! Better than forum battles in many ways with the main point being that forum battles tend to drag on for days, weeks, even months! In a REAL battle you have a few hours of raw unrestrained fun, then you pack up and move on with your life.

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Rev. Sylvanus wrote:nice photograph


I have read this before but i hate my photos! Ok, at least they are not blurry most of the time but yuck! They are way too dark for starters.
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Postby White Nun » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:04 pm

Apollyon wrote:I have read this before but I hate my photos! Ok, at least they are not blurry most of the time but yuck! They are way too dark for starters.


Good graphics software is the novice photographer's best friend. :wink:
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