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    The idea is that I will play a game of Steve Jackson's OGRE against whoever I can find (typically some poor soul who is taking pity on me). I will play the OGRE and the opponent will come up with a name of their fictional country that will try to stop me from crushing their base. Then I write an epic batrep about what happened. I couldn't get anyone to buy into my vision of making this a forum topic(I know, its a generally crappy idea) so I am relegated to pouring my guts out here. You have been warned.

     

    Don't say I didn't warn you.

    • OGRE vs The Occult Brethren of IX. The Occult Brethren of IX, an empire founded on jazzy haircuts, sharp wit, and the prolific use of tank tops, steeled themselves in preparation for the oncoming assault. The Mark III OGRE, Bristling guns, grinding treads, and stunning good looks, powered forward in unwavering determination. The OGRE's hellbore canon delivered its payload of destruction several times before being silenced by the enemy's constant bombardment of mixed fire and foul language. In a heroic display of conservativism, the OGRE spared the opposing infantrymen the grim destruction of their bodies by it's masterful weaponry and instead played them the lullaby of eternal slumber by traversing across entire platoons with its massive tread units. When the smoke cleared that day, their armor obliterated, their command post destroyed, one lone infantry unit managed to escape to tell the tale woe. And on that day, the Occult Brethren of IX became the Occult Brethren of one.

    • OGRE vs The People's Republic of Altdorf. The People's Republic of Altdorf thought they could stop the OGRE. They thought that swarming it with their tanks and G.E.V.’s would stop it. They thought that destroying its hellbore canon and long range missiles would stop it. They thought their superior numbers and well practiced tactics would stop it. They were wrong.

    • Batrep #3 incoming... currently no others oppose the OGRE but if you are planning to attend Game Night at WOW on a Tuesday and want to take a shot at it while you're there, send me a PM and I'll bring it along. Games take about a half hour.

  1. Blog is being started not at the beginning of my topics, but at a later point, so this entry regards getting those actually interested up to speed on my various activities/topics.

     

    First up is that Imperial Army thread, here http://www.ordofanaticus.com/index.php?/topic/23325-paxs-imperial-army-expanded-topic-from-minotaurexorcist-thread/

     

    Second is the Chaos 40k Army thread, here http://www.ordofanaticus.com/index.php?/topic/24577-paxs-legion-of-insanitychaos/

     

    And third, I have a Tomb Kings Project here: http://www.ordofanaticus.com/index.php?/topic/24040-tomb-kings/page-4

  2. What: 1500pt Mid-War Eastern Front Flames of War Tournament

    Where: Guardian Games, www.ggportland.com

    Date: October 25th, 2014

    Time:

    Player Check in 9:15 AM

    Player Meeting 9:45 AM

    Round 1 (2h15m) start 10:00 AM

    Round 2 (2h15m) start 1:15 PM

    Round 3 (2h15m) start 4:00 PM

    Awards Ceremony start 6:30 PM

     

    Lists: Must be out of the Eastern Front book, email lists to pdxwar@gmail.com

    Mid-war monsters: Only the approved ones from BF listed for Eastern Front lists as described here:

    http://www.flamesofwar.com/hobby.aspx?art_id=3757

    If in doubt if it can be used. ask!

     

    Entry Fee: $20 (goes towards prize support)

    Awards: Best Axis General, Best Allies General, Best Sport, Best Painted/Presentation, Players Choice Army

     

    How to Sign Up:

    Post on tournament thread your intent to come and if axis or allies company.

    Register ahead of time via paypal to SteveM beforehand or in store the day of at Guardian Games

     

    Organizer: SteveM. pdxwar@gmail.com

  3. For the life of me I couldn't figure out how to model Grot tanks for Speed Freeks, little tanks just wouldn't look right then whammo!

     

    Armored Cars.

     

    Duh.

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    So after OFCC this year it was time to pack up the armies for the duration of relocation to Portland. I left a few things out to paint or finish painting but the time has been squandered looking for houses, selling houses, packing, entertaining the young bucks and generally being impatiant.

     

    Move date has been set for middle of January but with the delays so far I am trying not to be too optimistic.

     

    Plenty of gaming room and a hobby room in the new place and a bar to service the gaming space...I just need to do a tad remodeling to make it awesome.

     

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    So many plans...

     

    I am a little bit pleased about the delay in the OFCC until later in the year so that I might make a stab at the WoC army this year but with the move I am not sure.

     

    Did I mention that I hate waiting...

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