Introduction: Recently, I played a Halpi's rift tournament in Deurne - the Netherlands. It was a nice and friendly afair. Lots of great people and over the course of my four games no rules discussions and only friendly and gentle behaviour. A pleasant surprise after my last tournament experience, WHFB more than 15 years ago. … Continue reading Halpi’s rift tourney – list analysis
Elsewhere on this blog, I posted part 1 of this battle. The report ended with a photo from my opponent's view at the end of turn 2. This picture is showed below again. As you can see, the wolfpacks on the far right (of this picture, far left from my side of the battle) have … Continue reading the battle that was not needed – part 2
This is part 1 of a battle report worth 1,500 points in our Halpi's rift campaign. Part 2 will follow soonish. Was this battle an inevitability? In Jarvis' eyes, it was definately not. The battle was unnecesary and wastefull, for were his goals and the goals of the Northern Alliance thane not similar? One did … Continue reading The battle that was not needed
Introduction: for our Halpi's rift campaign, I chose Jarvis as general and selected his army . Recently, I finished painting up a goreblight model, one of the models in the army. Her story should be told! A few months ago..... The bright sunlight painted the landscape in vribrant colours. Sharp shadows contrasted with the bright … Continue reading Hilda meets Jarvis
This blog post compiles the rules for the first round of the Halpi's rift campaign. Battles in the COVID-lockdown Currently, the Netherlands are still in Lockdown. This means that opportunities to battle are very limited. Some participants have expressed the desire to start, though, finding some way to battle a 1vs1 battle within the visitor … Continue reading Halpi’s rift campaign round 1
Jarvis' army still needs an army list. The reason it's not been posted is that is was bloody hard to spend the last few points. 1,000 point armies (especially elite armies) are a bitch to compose. I knew I wanted a horde to act as an anvil and take space. Furthermore, I wanted a unit … Continue reading Jarvis’ judgment 1,000 point army
This blog post is a continuation of our local Halpi's rift campaign. It describes what Nexus power does. Magic, the essence of our dreams..... or nightmares if it goes wrong. - Madriga, elven magus Gathering Nexus power is the objective of our Halpi's rift campaign. Nexus power is both a measure of success in the … Continue reading Halpi’s rift Nexus power effects
Yearly, Swordmaster hosts a painting challenge, called #MonsterMarch. The idea is to paint a monster (or anything monstrous) in the space of a month. I've been part of MonsterMarch 3 and MonsterMarch 4 doing a dragon and a phoenix respectively. Once again, thanks for hosting this one, mate! This year, the MonsterMarch challenge coincides with … Continue reading mo-mo-mo-moooooonster March!
We're starting a Halpi's rift campaign as soon as the Lockdown ends. As it is, the end of the lockdown is still (far) away in the Netherlands, so currently we can do little but start preparations. Therefore, te are in the hobby phase. This blog post shows the hobby achievements and how to claim them. … Continue reading Halpi’s rift hobby achievements
Shoutout to André for setting up his new blog! Welcome and grats! André is a friend of mine who started Kings of War just before the recent lockdown (talk about unpleasant timing). We played a few battles before a curfew was added to the lockdown and evening battles were -sadly- a thing of the past. … Continue reading Shoutout to André, welcome to a new blog!