Tactics

Winning a game often comes down to one player achieving a favourable table state over a sequence of plays. During the game each player will try to form favourable table state through what I call patterns of play.

A pattern of play is a table state that is visually recognisable which has implications on the outcome of the game. Patterns of play involve models from both sides and are therefore the result of actions both players have taken.

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One of the strengths of the game is the ability to field two (or even three)
lists in order to avoid lop sided games. This leads to pairings where the goal
is to create a sea of 50-60%, given even player skill, favourable matchups.
Here are ten questions other lists will ask of your pairing which you can use to
think through the costs and benefits of different caster or unit combinations.

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Ok so for the LWM custom caster league, i bounced around a few ideas, and ended up on going with Baldur1, for a number of reasons, he’s a good mid line defense caster (14/16) nothing to sniff at, and while he’s only 6 focus in cygnar I got access to both the Squire or Sylys depending what spells I ended up. So while working out my 42 pts list I decided to take some classic Cygnar stuff, which could do a good mix of melee and shoot so depending what Spells I got I could make good use of them. So the list was

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Convergence

Father Lucant, Divinity Architect

Ok so the general thoughts on Lucant is he is possible the best of the Convergence casters, I am not sure that is 100% the case, but what he does bring is a toolbox which is hard to complain about. So figured I would break him down and go though why potentially he is such a good caster

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So this will be the first in my series of looking at the most used and dreaded Warlocks of the Legion, what model/units the Warlock can improve, and which model/units can improve the Warlock. We’ll also look at the weaknesses of said Warlocks and what to expect they can do to your forces.

Disclaimer. This is personal opinion and if you choose to try your own thing or disagree and want to voice your opinion, put it in the comments. I’m more than happy to hear other people’s views.

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