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David Stent

Auckland Open 2015 – batreps #3

Round Five - Josh Warne playing Constance Blaize/Cygnar on IncomingI haven't played Josh for ages so was absolutely delighted to draw him in Round Five. One of the nicest opponents you could ever hope to have, forever locked in fiercely gentle competition with Mitch for the prettiest/most charming/metro player award. Josh is playing Cygnar though ... 

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David Stent

Auckland Open 2015 – batreps #2

Round Three - Peter Hunter playing Goreshade3/Cryx on Two FrontsMmm... all the Cryx mirrors...Peter and I have danced this dance before and he's always very keen to demonstrate the continued improvements in his game. Pete's been a stickler for Goreshade3 and Lich2 for a while, this time running Goreshade ... 

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David Stent

Auckland Open 2015 – batreps #1

Watching a Troll v Troll game (Grim2 v Grim2 where the only difference between the lists is three various solos) I unsurprisingly find myself with some time to start blogging battle reports from the inaugural Warmachine tournament held at the Auckland Open last weekend. It was an interesting tournament. The format was a bit of a ... 

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So the dead drop list scenario presented in the previous post stands and having scanned through the list of likely players (ergo, likely factions I will see) I decided what would be solid is a caster/list that I can drop into Legion with no concern or respect for their varied shades of bullshit. Four questions ... 

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Next weekend is the Auckland Open, an East Auckland Elites initiative now with 100% more Warmachine (as is only proper in our exploding meta). It is being run by Rob Power who is an all round excellent gentleman despite the fact that he plays filthy Ret.What's setting the Auckland Open apart from the rest of our ... 

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David Stent

Ides XV – Results

After multi near rage-quits thanks to not fully understanding how Excel works... I present to you the placings for Ides of March, 2015: Place ID Last Name Faction Wins SoS ... 

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David Stent

Ides XV – Stats #3

Selections by system and category: WARMACHINE HORDES Total armies 25 25 ... 

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David Stent

Ides XV – Stats #2

So we've had a look at the Warmachine/Hordes split - confirmed now to be exactly 50-50. And we've had a look at the faction breakdown which I'll update now...Another Legion player as predicted keeps Circle, Legion, Trolls and Khador ahead of the rest but everyone is at least competing ... 

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David Stent

Ides XV – Stats #1

Aside from annoying some/most players and forcing others to most amusingly lock in their lists for an unprecedented amount of time, taking lists in two weeks before Ides of March allows me to gather and input data, giving the wider community a  picture of the current state of the game in NZ.Now I say "current ... 

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David Stent

Battlecry 2015 report

The annual Battlecry Warmachine tournament was held on Sunday, run by the always able Daryl who also stepped up to play the bye rounds so mad props to him on all counts. This is Aucklands first local tournament for the year and being three weeks out from Ides of March represents an excellent opportunity to ... 

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