(My) Game 3 is another match against Jason’s Norse Marauders. This time we played Breakthrough with the Norse as attackers.
The Norse set up evenly spread across the board.
I set up on one flank with the goal of ambushing one of small groups of Norse, wiping it out, and forcing a rout check before the unmolested group reached the board edge.
The Norse went all out for the board edge and a game of chasey ensued!
The ambush party manages to catch the Norse on the left hand side, despite them trying to make a break for it!
…Utterly devastating the Norse right flank and forcing rout checks–which the Norse pass, so far! During this time the werewolf has slunk off the board edge before the defenders can move to stop him (damn he’s fast!) and a couple of other Marauders are getting close!
The defenders aren’t fast enough, or good enough at shooting to catch the werewolf or the Marauders and a few manage to break past the cordon….
The Estalians quickly overwhelm the Norse….
In the end it all came down to one dice roll! If the Norse failed their rout check I would win. If they passed, the second model would get off the table and they would win! Sadly for me, the Norse passed their rout check and 2 models made it off the table and they met their victory conditions. A very close and tense game!