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Narrative Campaign, Warhammer 40k -

The results are in, and the Tau find themselves on the backfoot. All out carnage consumes the Ork Rok, and several forces battle for relics, technology, and data cores on all fronts. Faction bonuses this turn: Victory: Death Guard, Genestealers, Necrons, Imperium: +1 Command Point Regroup: Orks, Tau, others: 1 automatic moral save per game (must be declared before roll) 1. The Fate of Base Tash'Var As the Tau retreat, multiple forces are probing defenses and trying to get to the capital city. A critical battle is taking place at Base Tash'Var. Last turn players had the option to assault...

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Narrative Campaign, Warhammer 40k -

Losing the initiative Tau forces are faltering. After an initial successful counter offensive, the Tau find themselves beaten back by the Death Guard. The trap they laid backfired, as the resilient Death Guard troops weathered the barrage of Tau weaponry, returned fire, and closed the gap to route the Tau. Now the Tau find themselves beaten and bruised, but still holding onto critical outposts surrounding the capital city on the planet of Ko'Lash. Base Tash'Var Five of six such outposts remain, which were arrayed in a hexagon around the city. The sixth, base Tash'Var, was destroyed by Death Guard orbital...

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Narrative Campaign, Warhammer 40k -

Last post we went over the results of week 1, this week we delve into a suite of new missions. 1. Orks in SPAAAACE! The Orks are arriving into the Fifth Sphere on a speeding half asteroid, half ORK thing. Anyone who goes to battle them uses the following rules: Low Gravity: Feel the bounce of space: all infantry get +1 to movement and +1 charges. Deployment: Space Assault The defending player (Orks) chooses a side, and deploys within 12 inches of the table edge.The attacking player is coming in hot. They can deploy anywhere else on the map, remaining...

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Narrative Campaign, Warhammer 40k -

A Costly Victory On the fringe planet of Ko'Lash in the Fifth Sphere of expansion the Tau have been mounting a daring resistance against an onslaught of Death Guard.Fire rained from above as fleets hammered the Tau position, and hordes of death and decay slowly overran the first defensive boundary of the Tau.Against such slaughter only a tactical delay was possible, and it was achieved. The first phase of the masterful Tau battle plan has been set in motion, and the time that was earned has solidified the next wave of defenses. Reinforcements arrive, and the Tau are ready to...

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Welcome to our first Narrative Campaign. With the release of the new Tau Codex and exciting developments in their narrative, we decided to launch a campaign to explore what is happening in the Nam'yar Atoll!   The Setting: The Fifth Sphere of Expansion is in full swing. Commander Shadowsun has passed through the Startide Nexus and consolidated the efforts of the forces of the Fourth expansion. The Imperium is currently distracted by an onslaught of Chaos, giving the Tau an opportunity to expand their holdings in Imperium Space.However, Shadowsun's forces have been put on the defensive by the sudden appearance...

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