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January 28th, 2021
04:18 PM - Astroking112 mentioned Captain Stupendous in post Re: [Pod 0] Glyph of Toughness - Design
...idea of testing out Captain Stupendous' idea of making this...
02:53 PM - Astroking112 mentioned flameslayer93 in post Re: [Pod 2] Alabaster Sentinels (Rhox Veterans) - Public Fee
...uys want to, unless flameslayer93 has any qualms.
02:47 PM - Astroking112 mentioned Pumpkin_King in post Re: [Pod 2] Vlad III (Sorin of the Eternal Thirst) (Editing)
Pumpkin_King I don't believe that...
January 25th, 2021
02:15 AM - Astroking112 mentioned Captain Stupendous in post Re: Astro's Custom Units [Update 1/25/21: Kirin]
... Attack, which Captain Stupendous had the great idea f...
January 24th, 2021
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January 23rd, 2021
04:04 PM - BiggaBullfrog mentioned Astroking112 in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
...Was that the intent Astroking112 (seemed like in your...
January 21st, 2021
10:39 PM - Astroking112 mentioned flameslayer93 in post Re: [Pod 0] Tetsuo Tyrell (Jace, Investigator) - Playtesting
... All Your Pie flameslayer93 capsocrates In e...
10:39 PM - Astroking112 mentioned capsocrates in post Re: [Pod 0] Tetsuo Tyrell (Jace, Investigator) - Playtesting
... flameslayer93 capsocrates In essence, we've b...
10:39 PM - Astroking112 mentioned All Your Pie in post Re: [Pod 0] Tetsuo Tyrell (Jace, Investigator) - Playtesting
...anges to Tetsuo. All Your Pie flameslayer93 ...
January 10th, 2021
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January 2nd, 2021
03:58 PM - Astroking112 mentioned Scytale in post Re: [Pod 1] DIENEKES (Gideon Jura, Combat Mage) - Testing
Scytale What is the inter...
03:20 PM - Astroking112 mentioned Scytale in post Re: [Pod 0] Pod 0 (Main Thread)
...yer93 capsocrates Scytale Captain Stupendous ...
03:20 PM - Astroking112 mentioned flameslayer93 in post Re: [Pod 0] Pod 0 (Main Thread)
...t: All Your Pie flameslayer93 capsocrates Scytal...
03:20 PM - Astroking112 mentioned capsocrates in post Re: [Pod 0] Pod 0 (Main Thread)
...Pie flameslayer93 capsocrates Scytale Captain St...
03:20 PM - Astroking112 mentioned All Your Pie in post Re: [Pod 0] Pod 0 (Main Thread)
...glyph ideas yet: All Your Pie flameslayer93 caps...
01:50 PM - Astroking112 mentioned Scytale in post Re: [Pod 0] Pillar of Hár (Crypolith) - Editing
...n best reserved for Scytale, but perhaps we'll n...
January 1st, 2021
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January 31st, 2021
03:12 AM - MegaSilver quoted Astroking112 in post Re: [Pod 0] Glyph of Movement - Design
My suggestion is that it allows o...
02:04 AM - Astroking112 quoted MegaSilver in post Re: [Pod 0] Glyph of Movement - Design
I'd be super worried about Silv...
January 30th, 2021
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01:41 PM - NecroBlade quoted Astroking112 in post Re: [Pod 0] Glyph of Movement - Design
Glyph of Movement When a figure ...
January 28th, 2021
02:08 PM - Astroking112 quoted William099 in post Re: William099's customs!! Back to classic!
1.) I had not considered Warlor...
01:59 PM - William099 quoted Astroking112 in post Re: William099's customs!! Back to classic!
I like quite a few of the customs...
January 27th, 2021
03:05 PM - Astroking112 quoted William099 in post Re: William099's customs!! Back to classic!
I like quite a few of the custo...
January 25th, 2021
01:42 PM - Astroking112 quoted Shiftrex in post Re: The Pre-SoV Workshop
Having participated in one of...
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January 23rd, 2021
11:24 PM - BiggaBullfrog quoted Astroking112 in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
...Was that the intent Astroking112 (seemed like in your...
07:33 PM - Astroking112 quoted Shiftrex in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
I can see the confusion, I wa...
07:33 PM - Astroking112 quoted BiggaBullfrog in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
I can see the confusion, I was als...
January 21st, 2021
10:21 PM - Astroking112 quoted Captain Stupendous in post Re: [Pod 0] Ozuul (Eldrazi Ruiner) - Playtesting
At this point, I would really like to s...
January 20th, 2021
03:17 AM - Astroking112 quoted BiggaBullfrog in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
I'm getting hung up on the choose ...
January 19th, 2021
09:40 PM - Astroking112 quoted Tornado in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
I have gone ahead and update...
09:40 PM - Astroking112 quoted Scytale in post Re: Soldiers of Valhalla - nominations and discussion
I have gone ahead and update...
January 13th, 2021
04:20 PM - Shiftrex quoted Astroking112 in post Re: The Pre-SoV Workshop
As another idea for reframing Hun...
January 10th, 2021
03:49 PM - Shiftrex quoted Astroking112 in post Re: The Pre-SoV Workshop
To be clear, Crimson Blades is on...

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Posted Today at 06:46 PM Comments 0
With the recent resurfacing of the Skeletal Samurai sculpt, my passion for the Samurai has seen a resurgence. Now that availability is better, it's even possible to do a single-spawning version of them as had been suggested ~15 months ago, making them a feasible design once more.

HIGH WAYS OR THE HIGHWAY by 1Mmirg
395 Points
Glyphs: Dagmar and Wannok
Astro: Seishin Samurai x6, Tagawa Samurai Archers x3, Raelin
Captain Stupendous: Horned Skull Brutes x3, Major Q10, Marcu Esenwein

SURVIVING UNITS:
Raelin (4 wounds), 3x TSA, 2x Seishin (one was unplaced)
~120 Points Left

GAME SUMMARY:
Capt. S and I both beelined for Wannok, mostly ignoring the left side of the map (he had Marcu, but my best Wannok sponge was Raelin, so I didn't want to leave it uncontested and only had 10 figures on the board to start with, which made spreading out infeasible). I led with TSA of course, and he moved out with...

Posted February 21st, 2021 at 07:18 PM Comments 0
Well, in my infinite temptations for cool miniatures, I realized that the sculpt used for Mokumokuren actually had the availability for an SoV submission... And given the very positive responses that the design has gotten, Captain Stupendous and I decided that it's worth adding it to the testing pool to try and get it ready for Yokai Wave 2.

Ideally, Mokumokuren will add a lot to Yokai armies as their first non-Unique option, opening up army-building options a lot. Given that they're also offensively oriented, this has the potential to really diversify the faction, and a living object of some sort almost feels like a thematic necessity here given the actual Yokai legends. So we wanted to test out a revised draft from the one initially posted to my thread, which swaps the revealed OM gimmick to be more in line with other Yokai and adds a range limit to the "Lesser Shapeshift" for thematic reasons. Both of these changes should be minimal for Yokai builds, but...

Posted January 30th, 2021 at 07:04 PM Comments 0
The Kirin-led Yokai just lost to Sacred Band, so obviously the next step is to test them against a probably A-tier army of Heavy Gruts, Nerak, Grimnak, and Marro Warriors. Surprisingly, they did better than against the Sacred Band.

DEADLOCK by Dignan
500 Points
Heavy Snow and Normal Ice
Glyphs: Ulaniva and Wannok
Captain Stupendous: Abe no Seimei, Kincho, Masha Shingai, Kirin, Nure Onna
Astro: Heavy Gruts x4, Nerak the Glacian Swog Rider, Grimnak, Marro Warriors

SURVIVING UNITS:
3x Heavy Gruts, 4x Marro Warriors, Grimnak (unwounded), Nerak (unwounded)
~270 Points Left

VERSION OF THE KIRIN USED:
Spoiler Alert!
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Posted January 30th, 2021 at 01:59 AM Comments 0
So, the Kirin's beefed up and ready to absolutely terrify those bread and butter common squads. What better way to truly test its mettle than to throw it against the horrifying horrors of the Sacred Band?

Feast your eyes, anonymous viewer, but be warned that this post is not for the faint of heart. That is, unless you wanted to see the Yokai lose to a fairly middle-tier army. In that case, you've got nothing to worry about.

VALLEDONN FORTRESS by antmarchingroves
500 Points
Normal Snow and Normal Ice
Glyphs: Valda and Wannok
Astro: Abe no Seimei, Kincho, Masha Shingai, Kirin, Nure Onna
Hero89: Sacred Band x4, Marcus Decimus Gallus, Parmenio, Gen. Simon Fraser, Johnny "Shotgun" Sullivan

VERSION OF THE KIRIN USED:
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Posted January 24th, 2021 at 06:59 PM Comments 0
Captain Stupendous and I ran a game with the Yokai's biggest new addition, the Kirin, against an army of 4th Mass yesterday. I was mostly wanting to see how a figure that in theory counters bread and butter squads fares against some of the most bread-and-buttery units out there. Here are the results:

ASCENSION by Flash_19
Glyphs: Holdir and Valda
Heavy Snow and Normal Ice.
Astro: Abe no Seimei, Kincho, Masha Shingai, Kirin (480)
Captain Stupendous: 4th Massachusetts Line x4, Alastair MacDirk, Morgan's Riflemen, Eldgrim (480)

VERSION OF THE KIRIN USED:
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