Since my average performance at the Yorkshire tournament I have only managed to squeeze in one game of 40k, and this involved a 25,000pt per side apocalypse game. Although this game was ultimately dominated by super-heavies (as is the way with Apocalypse, the Warlord Titan was a monster) it was still an enjoyable game, and thus, I am hoping to have a similar experience tomorrow, as I take on ZacharPaladin from Dakka.
ZaharPaladin is also a part of UnOrthodoxMinis, and although he has not been to an official tournament before, he is still one of the best players I know, if not the best. I have not beaten him since around July time, and in the time between his Dark Eldar have managed to slam 3 victories past me, plus the apocalypse game, where his team defeated the one that I was involved in. Also, when I beat him, I was using my Imperial Guard full on mech list.....against his Tyranids. Adding further to the pile of pain (no Dark Eldar pun intended), the only army which I lost to was (you guessed it) Dark Eldar, and I have never so much as drawn against them.
However, I have come back from Yorkshire with new ideas for my Ork list, and hopefully to take it competitively to the next level. The only snag being that all of the UnOrthodoxMinis 'crew' pride themselves upon using different lists when playing properly, and I am no exception, so below, you can find a copy of the list that I shall be taking against what will probably be the Dark Eldar tomorrow. Let the sniggering commence!
Warboss: 'Eavy Armour, Power Klaw, Bosspole, Kombi-Shoota/Skorcha, Cybork Body.
10 Nobz – Inc: Cybork Bodies, 10 sets of 'Eavy Armour, 2 Power Klaws, 1 Kombi-Shoota/Rokkit, 6 Big Choppas and a Painboy. In a Trukk with Armour Plates, Red Paint Job and Reinforced Ram.
10 Nobz – Inc: Cybork Bodies, 10 sets of 'Eavy Armour, 3 Power Klaws, 1 Kombi-Shoota/Rokkit, 1 Kombi-Shoota/Skorcha, 4 Big Choppas and a Painboy. In a Trukk with Armour Plates, Red Paint Job and Reinforced Ram.
30 Shoota Boyz: Nob
So that is my standard list, I shall post an update and a battle report in the next couple of days. Now wish me luck as I delve into the pit of despair.