This is my new article series about playing Cryx from the perspective of a competitive player that has primarily played Beast Heavy Legion. AKA…me. So a little about me. My name is Charles Arrasmith. I go by Omnus on all the forums. My nerdness runs deep in this game. I run a forum for organizing the players in my state (Washington), I am one of the hosts of Removed From Play, I play competitively but I am also a Press Ganger and a Judge for Warmachine.
Preparation for Tear Consumption
I did have a brief moment where I thought that I should play a caster that wouldn’t infuriate my opponents. After further deliberation I came to the conclusion that Cryx lacks such options. It would be better to just accept the tears gracefully and do my best to enjoy the salty flavor. Lich Lord Asphyxious Yes, Gaspy2, the model that probably causes more tears than other model in the game. Except maybe Gorman. Play both of them at the same time? Hilarious!
I initially wanted to stay away from playing the undead portion of Cryx and concentrate on abusing Merc models and Satyxis. But I struggled with my paint scheme. Eventually I decided that I would try for a Lich King-esque feel to my army. An Icy, Frozen Cryx army which I haven’t seen much of. Obviously this got me really excited to paint Bane Knights which also got me thinking about the Casters that make the best use of them. Gaspy not only fit the bill but would also fit the paint scheme really easily. After accepting that I was going to delve in the dark undead side of Cryx, I had a question occur to me…
How good is Gaspy2?
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