Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition Battle Report: Tyranids vs Space Marines 2000pts

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GravesDisease
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GravesDisease

Thanks for the video, was a fun watch! One thing though, I know it’s was not intended but at times it seemed quite doom&gloom about the reduced efficacy of using an outdated competitive spam list (grav spam on bikes) this match. Yes I know it can be annoying when models you have lovingly painted and modelled become less effective because of rules changes – but that has always been the risk of running spam armies. In my mind if you are going to play a non competitive game you should bring units you find fun and effective – not a… Read more »

Matt Midgley
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Matt Midgley

What a great game… Excellent banter from you all!

Really like that you guys play a variety of lists – bat reps like this really help to temper the ‘black and white’ theory-crafting of net lists. Everything really is a least somewhat viable 🙂

In that light, would love to see a nid build with some investment in warriors. Does Mr Spider have an opinion on them he’d care to share?

Tv1Apple
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Tv1Apple

Without Mr. Bone the channel is slowly dying)))) Get us Mr. Bone back !!!

Yann Head
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Yann Head

great game, and very useful for non-tournament players like myself. And Chef you make my day, its great to see another player where “statistics” mean nothing! lol! Your “outbursts” just make the video so much more… well.. as though we were there. keep up the good work!!

MattDean
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MattDean

I remember on the mech vs necron list a while back Chef said that when rolling to go first if your opponent finishes deploying first they get plus one (Chapter approved) however he also said if you opponent rules a 7 you can force a re roll if you roll a 6. Where does it say that?

MattDean
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MattDean

I remember on the mech vs necron list a while back Chef said that when rolling to go first if your opponent finishes deploying first they get plus one (Chapter approved) however he also said if you opponent rules a 7 you can force a re roll if you roll a 6. Where does it say that?

Grey Buckleton
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Grey Buckleton

What an exciting game. That mission really mixed things up which is so cool, I will have to try this mission next. Nice high level game between two experienced players, well done to Stig and Chef. Can you guys share the source of your nick names btw? Like is chef always “cooking somthing up”? And is Stig really good/Bad at driving?

Mike Jello-Sky
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Mike Jello-Sky

Chef, for the sake of honor, that lone marine deserves a special paint job!

Kevin Matthew
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Kevin Matthew

Excellent report as usual! Seeing how you guys laugh off bad luck and celebrate heroic rerolls makes these really entertaining to watch. I really appreciate the good sportsmanship of these reports. I was playing this mission type earlier this week and a question came up about deploying rattling snipers for imperial guard I was wondering if anyone could weigh in on it. My opponent has an Imperial Guard army and split the army into three equal parts as the mission describes. Each part of his army contained one squad of Rattling snipers. He argued that all three squads of Rattlings… Read more »

Ben Read
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Ben Read

Am I missing the LVO content? Laurence said we would be hearing about his list as he arrived in Vegas!

Rhaine_007
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Rhaine_007

This was a pretty noob game. The quality of games has gone downhill a lot lately Lawrence……

Rhaine_007
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Rhaine_007

This was a pretty noob game. quality of games has gone downhill a lot lately Lawrence……

Marcello Genovese
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Marcello Genovese

Hive Tyrants should not have a 4++, absolutely silly. Good game as always friends! I am getting pumped for the up coming Dark Eldar codex! The true kin are coming!

Miles Prower
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Miles Prower

I beg you, please do a T-Shirt with the lool you make at 4:10 😀

Nick Lucas
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Nick Lucas

Fantastic game, rules were on point, Stig that was an honorable showing for the first time with a very strange army (strange from an AdMech pint of view). Maelstrom is fickle as the Spider stated, but it looked like an awesomely fun game, way to go!!

Chef, you’re hilarious to watch, Chef rants are legendary for good or for bad, but dang it you make me burst out laughing. Quite the character!

Weston Barney
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Weston Barney

Spider
Could we possibly get a Tyranid game using a spore mine themed list? I’ve been thinking its not even possible to win with such a list, but I’d enjoy the Spider take on such a list and game.

Thanks for all the hard work team, keep it up!

John Barber
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John Barber

Not sure if you guys know, but Might of Heroes has been changed from when it was originally released (and what’s on the datacards I assume too). Should be in the SM FAQ/Errata. I think it’s +1 to str, toughness and attacks now.

John Barber
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John Barber

You know, while I have been guilty of complaining about Chef’s rants in the past (because one battle report was literally 30mins of him talking before we even got to the list analysis or something!) I do want to take the opportunity to say that I genuinely enjoy watching The Pastry Chef play. For a couple of reasons; one is that the Chef actually really knows the ins and outs of the game system (just as well if not better than Lawrence) and his army’s (I bet he wouldn’t forget DTTFE!), and that more than anything I think is what… Read more »

Alex Moon
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Alex Moon

is there any chance you guys are going to do anymore Age of Sigmar Battle Reports?

Archmike
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Archmike

I love how the Chef comes on and proceeds to tell us why the army he’s picked is crap ^_^ <3

John Glass
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John Glass

Awesome report as ever guys, and what a weird game to boot. With the amount of shocking dice rolls every turn, I expect sales of TTT dice to simply dry up!

Really like the three man format, works well. Plus, and I’ve said this before, the chemistry you guys have, and the obvious love of the game is there for all to see.

Andrew Farrell
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Andrew Farrell

i don’t believe the malanthrope is synapse.

Grendle
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Grendle

Fun game to watch Gents! Cheers! I believe there was a small error with the Mawloc: 1=does nothing, 2-3=1 mortal wound, 4-5=D3 mortal wounds, 6=3 mortal wounds. I think there was several times a 2-3 was rolled and treated as D3 wounds. I think that is why everyone was talking about Mawlocs underperforming. If they always did D3 wounds on a 2+ they would be much better! Also, if you don’t want to take overwatch from multiple units and just want to tie units up anyways, a tip is to charge one unit only. Then when you charge, place the… Read more »

Mikhail Nikitin
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Mikhail Nikitin

Ugh This game was hilarious, thank you guys. Always like seeing Chef with his salty marines. Also, like bruh, sweet beard keep that noise up! Stig, great subtle trash talking.

Krezzlar
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Krezzlar

Just had to say I thoroughly enjoyed that Battle Report. Wanted to watch just a few turns before hitting the sack but ended up staying up until 2am watching to the end. Chef, the energy and silliness you brought to the table was great. On top of that some excellent play and strategic foresight (saving the command point reroll in case the storm talon blew up for example). You are my new spirit animal. Stig, being the new guy to a group and a game can be tough. Excellent job keeping up with the vets and those cheeky little digs… Read more »

Tony Molinari
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Tony Molinari

Wowowow, Chef wins the game 1 model away from being tabled lol. That captain is boss level 9000. Awesome game as always gents, as a Tyranid main I always love seeing Myrmidon running across the table. A little off topic here, was wondering about Lawrence’s take on the Tony drama at LVO. I play in a competitive league with a dozen people and have never seen anything like that happen, on the other hand, we arn’t playing for first place at one of the biggest 40k tourney’s in the world. Fair game or over-the-top rules lawyering? I’m still unsure how… Read more »

E Double
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E Double

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Mark Pinder
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Mark Pinder

Awesome battle Report guys chef you need to be in more reports mate great energy and knowledge of the game loving you in cast of players takes some talent to do what you do and throw everything at it. Stig bad luck man feel you did most things right just turns out that way with maelstrom missions but awesome as always keep it up!

Dimitri Tkatchenko
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Dimitri Tkatchenko

Love the battrep gents. By love chiefs energy or a constant state of near fatal heart attack that he is in. Also having a dedicated cameraman/narrator was really good. Have not actually noticed any rules go wrong. Well done guys!!!

Imperial Grunt
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Imperial Grunt

Amazing game! That was a very fun battle report to watch. Very epic and funny. Lol.

Andreas Rehn
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Andreas Rehn

What a game! Gratz to Mr Chef for somehow winning the game. ^_^

Leonard Mckinney
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Leonard Mckinney

awesome!

Brendan Duffy
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Brendan Duffy

I’m having an issue with this and other non-free view videos where it goes black and stops after about a minute of play time. Has anyone else been having this issue? It only started about a month ago

Bengt Gren
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Bengt Gren

Rending claws are -4 on sixes and monstrous are -6. Awesome game

robertron 247
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robertron 247

Tense game! Absolutely loved it. Thanks guys!

Andrew Carter
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Andrew Carter

I really hate the Recon missions, both Eternal War and Maelstrom, any footslogging army thats either assault or short range shooting based will likely loose, especially with one of the two Hammer and Anvil type deployments. The fact you can’t decide which units starts on the board hurts even more.

That said, it was still a really fun game where the dice just seemed to say no to everyone.

Gavin Magenty
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Gavin Magenty

Re: going back into reserve aftcomment image er turn three Eldar faq attached. Great videos. Happy fan.

Philip Hargrave
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Philip Hargrave

This mission was interesting with how the armies deploy and arrive certainly added some new flavour to the game. The armies were also quite mind toggling, I think you’re right chef about 5 man bike unit using their twin bolters would be good however would they start to be like terminators? Wouldn’t it be better if terminators were the choice over them due to their close combat effectiveness? 5 man bike squad with chainswords is 135pts and 5 terminators is 192pts. I would even suggest login with imperial fists and taking advantage of the bolster drill stratagem. With your razorback… Read more »

R4zl
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R4zl

1:44 you should have used implant attack instead of command re-roll.

Chris Frosin ?
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More Chef, More Chef! Damn I love watching his games and pre-shows… Legend!

Jonathan Närling Sleigh-Johnso
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Jonathan Närling Sleigh-Johnso

All this grav hate! They are better than lascannons vs any target with a 3+ save (so basicly anything big). Only problem is limited range.

Thomas Hands
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Thomas Hands

Please correct me if im wrong (id love to be). Based on the sqeuencing rules you have to roll for a unit to arrive and then deploy it before rolling for the next unit. This can have huge implications in a game. Keep up the great content guys!

David Kinniburgh
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David Kinniburgh

Surely “It’s bug people!!” is the better option…… Words can’t express my disappointment 😛

Tom Danvers
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Tom Danvers

Anyone getting a crazy bug (lol tyranids etc) that forces fullscreen when you hit play on the vimeo player!? Kind of annoying when stealth watching bat reps at work 😀

Maxime Lafarge
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Maxime Lafarge

23:00 -> sonwhy don’t you update your list chef? 🙂

Marc Svensson
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Marc Svensson

The way I understand it is that if you arrive before turn 3 you’ve fulfilled the requirement for having arrived and can leave and return any way you want. Regarding the Mawloc they’ve been doing really well for me, but as a distraction, its big and looks intimidating and being Jormungandr its got a 2+ save when they’re standing there in the enemy line, tanking hits for days and then it either burrows again or ties something up in combat, while the Kraken part of my army screams across the battlefield.

More bio-mass for Myrmidon!

GerManticore
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GerManticore

Cool. But what happened to the Lawrence-LVO-Eldar-List-Reveal-Bat-Rep for the LVO weekend? Been waiting for that one (though I happily watch Nids in the meantime) 🙂