Sunday, July 24, 2011
Batrep WOTR: Angmar vs Misty Mountains, High Ground
The Dragon (spell casting, of course) was accompanied by 5 coy spiders, four coy Goblin bow, six (?) Coy Goblins with Shields (yes with shields, my opponent is not sad enough to proxy Blackshields unless for our 'experiments') and a Spider Queen.
Angmar had: The Tainted, 5 Coy Carn Dum Barbarians w Chieftain, 5 Coy Carn Dum Barbarians, 5 Coy Carn Dum Barbarians, Carn Dum Siege bow, Buhrdur, 4 Coy Isengard xbow with Captain.
The Dragon leaped forth from the farmhouse but was enshrouded in a pall of inky blackness, so had to content itself with launching spells at surrounding formations - the ranks of the Uruks were growing thin.
Enraged at this trickery, that Dragon unleashed spells and dragon fire, decimating the Uruk xbow. No doubt due to having their heads well down, the Carn Dum ballista crew missed wounding it for the third turn running.
Then on turn four - Buhrdur arrived. Seeing that at last the trap was well-sprung, the Tainted lay off his baiting of the Dragon and unleashed his sorcery's upon it once more.
The great beast looked almost childlike in its surprise as it fell, writhing to the snowy ground in the face of the magical onslaught.
Quickly, Burdur seized the moment and crashed into the rear of the Giant Spiders. Then more Barbarians warband hit their flank.
The outcome was predictable. Once Buhrdur picked up his great hammer and slung it over his shoulder once more, all he could see about him were dead goblins, the great carcass of the felled dragon, the messy forms of squat spiders.... and there, in the distant the retreating backs of little goblins running for their lives.
That went well.
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