Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | November 24, 2009

Tournament Prep for 29/11/09 – Part 1

So my second tournament is under a week away and it is only now that I have decided to think about what I’m going to play. 

The format is 2 monsters (with usual restrictions on units and buildings) but both monsters have to share an agenda.  I have 3 of the Rise Factions and 3 of the Now factions, 6 overall and 3 sharing an agenda (Collaborators, Protectors and Invaders) so I have plenty of options for my monster pairings.  I wanted to play something different and because I played Ubercorp and Tritons In the last tournament the choice was between, GUARD, Martians Menace, Elemental Champions and Shadow Sun Syndicate.

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | November 15, 2009

Battle Report 08.11.09

Empire of Apes Vs Elemental Champions

Gakura Vs Incinerus

Forces:

Incinerus Alpha/Ultra

3x Fire Kami
1x Elite Fire Kami
2x Watar Kami
1x Elite Fire Kami
2x Water Avatar
2x Earth Avatar
1x Rocket Chopper
2x G1 Strike Fighter
1x Elite Strike Fighter

Gakura Alpha/Ultra

4x Bellower
2x Elite Bellower
3x Stealth Ape
1x Howitzer Ape
1x Elite Howitzer Ape
1x Airborne Ape
1x Elite Airborne Ape
1x Pteradactix
1x Command Ape

Elementals pick map, Apes to take the first turn

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | November 4, 2009

Tournament Report 31/10/09 Part 2

I arrived at the tournament with both forces as I planned (I was sure I’d change my mind the night before and play something totally different). There were 6 people there to play 5 were my friends and a new person, this was Riftsinger who I had met on the Monsterpocalypse forums, so it was second tournament and I was already starting to meet some new players. The numbers were pretty good saying it is the first tournament at the venue for a little while so it looked like it was going to be an enjoyable day.

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | November 3, 2009

Tournament Report 31/10/09 – Part 1

So this was the second Monsterpocalypse tournament I had taken part in and the first time I had used the new factions from Now.

The format looked interesting, bring two lists that don’t include the same monster and after deciding who picks map both players decide (in secret) which list to use. Like I said this was the first opportunity I had to play the new factions so I began to decide upon my lists.

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | September 16, 2009

G.U.A.R.D. Without G1’s

After finally getting hold of a few G1 Strike Fighters I’ve been using them a lot it my recent games with my G.U.A.R.D. force.  I found out how to use them after a couple of games and realized how ridiculous they are and have now found a place in just about every army list for my G.U.A.R.D.  Also after these games everyone else in a group found out how ridiculous they are and soon started to hate them.

G1’s have been a very big part of why I have been winning in my games, whilst being aware of people not liking them I tried to take them out of my lists but always at least an Elite and 2 grunts found their way in to the list.

I recently had a thought about how good G1’s are and if it would be possible to create a list without G1’s that is as competitive with G1’s.

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | August 30, 2009

Battle Report 22/08/09

G.U.A.R.D Vs Lords of Cthul

Ulgoth Vs Sky Sentinel

Mon Poc 1

Map:  Wrecking Ball

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Posted by: poppythecat | August 19, 2009

Dice: The fading phenomenomenomenon

I’m not the only person that hates the fading dice.

I’m also sure I am not the only person that looked into getting custom dice. They look deceptivley cheap. £0.25 a side? Winner…wait…6 sides a dice, 24+ dice…

Though I also hope that I am not the only person that fell for that trick…

So, what are the alternatives?
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Posted by: poppythecat | August 19, 2009

Building Snatchers

Two holidays later… we’re back.

So, after much deliberation (and a payday later) I went nuts and ordered some stuffs:

1x Mogroth – Alpha + Ultra
1x Ancient Oshereth – Alpha’s + Ultra
4x Elite Snatchers
2x Grunt Snatchers
3x Shadow Snatchers
1x Elite Corrupter

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Posted by: poppythecat | August 4, 2009

Cthul musing: BodySnatchers

Hi, as this is my first article/post on my blog in about a year I feel the need to reintroduce myself to the new readers.

I’m a british geek. I was never really a geek until I started playing a couple of card games about 5 years ago. From there I progressed to being a board gamer as well, until finally a friend of mine stumbled upon MonPoc. As a card gamer I find building an army, finding the equilibriums, game theory(without nukes) and varying strategies just as exciting as playing the game itself.

This is one of many non-battle report posts to be up over the lifetime of this blog.

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Posted by: Zombie Hedgehog | August 2, 2009

Monsterpocalypse Battle Report 23/07/09

This is the first, hopefully not the last, battle report for this blog.

Map:  Mean Streets

G.U.A.R.D – Laser Knight

Lords of Cthul – Ulgoth

Guard to place first building, place monster first and to take the first turn

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