Saturday, 29 March 2014

Hobbit SBG - 200 point Hero arena

The Hobbit SBG Logo
Are you frightened? Not nearly frightened enough. I know what hunts you."
        Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings


With a full afternoon of gaming and only a short time left to have a fight (we (Sam, Tom and I) had just had 3 battles at 350 points) we decided to do a hero only 200 point 1 v 1 v 1 battle:
1. Sam with Beorn
2. Thomas with Aragorn
3. Me with Legolas (cloak and armour) and Thranduil

We each took a board edge and set up to play 'Last man.. elf or bear' standing!

Hope you enjoy!
Straight out of the blocks, Beorn changes to his bear form and Sam moves him forward

Legolas and Thranduil next move half forward
(move and shoot, move and shoot son)

Tom placed Aragorn in the ruins and looked to take a pot shot at Beorn,
who already had him in his sights

Legolas and Thranduil both target the 'were-bear',
but fail to hit

Aragorn and Beorn lock into combat, two mighty warriors...

Whilst my, 'not so brave' elves look on through the door way...

...and shoot at the bear, still nothing 

Brave, brave, brave sir Robin... erm Aragorn loses the fight and burns fate to stay alive,
the ladder and the ruins are his escape

Legolas and Thranduil back away, the bear is coming for them next!

Aragorn moves into the corner, while Beorn corners him,
trapped Aragorn is slain

The father and son elven pair, still believe move and shoot will prevail,
but not with Beorn it won't! not a single wound from bow fire!

Thranduil calls channeled Nature Wraith, but Beorn,
uses fate and saves the knock down and potential wounds,
Both Legolas and Beorn call Heroic strike.... Leggy wins and we roll to fight...

The Elves burn all their might, but manage to kill the were-bear,
no wounds on the 'not-so-brave' father and son duo

The Champions of the Hero Arena!
Legolas and Thranduil







We welcome anyone interested in playing The Hobbit SBG, Lotr SBG, WotR or any warhammer/40K battle - why not let us know so that we can arrange some starter battles, like the one above, or if you/your club want to challenge us. We have all the LOTR/Hobbit SBG figures and LOTR scenery from the Mines of Moria to the siege of Helms Deep, snow fields to desert boards ready and waiting.  


Why not join our watch list for updates and look out for Easters weekend battle event... two days of fighting in the ruins of Osgiliath, Helms Deep and Far Harad, you cannot afford to miss it.


Feel free to email us to come along or arrange a game.


East Grinstead War Gaming club

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