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Fantasy Tactica Wars- 1500 pt knockout tournament sign ups!

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Welcome to the grand opening of the Fantasy section of the Tactica Wars! As some of you know, a 40k one has passed on it's first tournament not too long ago, and now it's time to shift roads and start a Fantasy one. Because, of course, Fantasy is just as important as 40k :wink:


Before you read on any further, please look at the following links to get a clear understanding of what a Tactica War is, and how it is played.

Tactica Wars Rules

What is a Tactica War?

Heresy is trying to expand the Fantasy part of the forums, so many things has been developed in the Fantasy forums over the last few months. The Tactica Wars will be one of the competitions that will be run pretty much all the time, so we can spark up the tactics side of the game (much like the 40k one). The purpose of the Tactica Wars is to get your ideas into a list, and see if your thinking skills can match against others. Having a nicely painted army is a good way to get a psychological advantage over the opponent, but can you actually think of a way to defeat the opponent? Well why not challange yourself for your tactics skills and join the Heresy Fantasy Tactica Wars?

I am fully aware that the Fantasy section of Heresy-Online is not as great as the 40k one, so I will not have high standered for the sign up sheet. If I can get a total of 16 participants to sign up and compete in this, I'll be happy. :)

Anyways, onto the meat of this thread, the rules!


As mentioned above, only the first 16 people who sign up for this Tactica Wars will be eligible to create and submit a list for this event. When you post on this forums showing your interest, you be in the list at the bottom with a '(pending)' beside it. If I do not see a list from you (or basically the judges) in a week, then I will be sending out PMs to you. If you do not reply in a couple of days, then I will assume that you have no interest in this what so ever. You can PM me if you like saying that you were on vacation or whatever, I'll put you back on the list... if there's room anyways :)

This Tactica War specifically will have a 1500 point limit, not one point over (period!). The armies that are legal are from the following army books:

Beasts of Chaos
Dark Elves
Deamons of Chaos
High Elves
Ogre Kingdoms
Orcs and Goblins
Tomb Kings
Vampire Counts
Warriors of Chaos
Wood Elves

If the list that you submit is not in this list, then we will ask you to create a list using one of the above army books. If you refuse to create a list using one of the following army books, then I guess we can not let you in until you agree to play with our rules. :grin:

Edit: Sorry for being late for posting this, but Special Characters will NOT be allowed in this Tactica War. Again, I truely apoligize for that. It slipped my mind until the little green Gobbo dude *coughsqueekcough* :)wink:) reminded me of this.

While creating your list, there are a couple of points/reminders that we would like to remind you all of:

* The following chart should be placed in your tactics someplace
Power Dice (+ Power Stones): 4 (0)
Incantation Dice (if a Tomb Kings player): 0
Dispel Dice (+ Dispel Scrolls) : 4 (0)
* We ask that the participants use the Army Posting Frame so the judges will have an easier time to check over the lists and easily identify any mistakes that you could possibly make. It's also a great way to organize your special notes about the army (assassins are a great example). I know that it may prevent some creativity in list making, but it just makes things easier for the judges to judge, myself to understand (noob here, mind you) and the voters to consider easier.

* To check the rules thread again if you are not sure about anything else when making your army list.

A final point that I want to distress here is that I want your main general to be named. Yeah I know, "Why?", well it just makes things seem more interesting when it comes to voting. Rather then saying "My Elf Lord will try and kick your Necromancer's ass", it would be "Ranies (random name) will try and kick Shavisa's (random name) ass". It just makes things more interesting when it comes for the voters to read the lists and tactics. You are more then welcome to name all of your characters and other units if you wish, but the main general name is a must!

(For us Tomb King players, it's just the General that I request of, I don't care if you name your Heriophant or not, and any other army that must have more then one character in their army)


Of course, what's a Tactica War with voters right? We need you voters to exist! But.. I have a couple of requirements from the Fantasy Heretics out there as well.

1) When you vote, please bold or colour your vote. This is to make sure that you officially want this person to win, and it'll make it easier to find your vote in the first place.

2) You can not vote in your own match! This may seem a bit obvious, but I just want to make sure that I get that cleared and sorted out. Everyone else is able to vote in your match (and obviously, you can vote in other's matches as well :wink:)

3) Please give at least 2 reasons why that person should win. I do not want to see just a name sitting in one's post, or "What he said". 2 points of explanation in your own words please.

That pretty much covers the rules about the 3rd party voters :)

Additional Information:

The main thing that I want to point out is that you PM your list to one of the judges listed below this. Please PM your list to the correct name that will be attending your specific army book. And no, I won't be doing any of them... yes I suck :grin:

Othiem: Empire, Dark Elves, Dwarfs

Critta: Lizardmen, Orcs and Goblins, Vampire Counts

Inquisitor Aurelius: Tomb Kings, Warriors of Chaos, Skaven

Vaz: High Elves, Beasts of Chaos, Brettonians

Squeek: Daemons of Chaos, Wood Elves, Ogre Kingdoms

Edit: Judges, you are allowed to enter this competition if you wish. Just send your list to someone else please :)

2nd edit: If you could forward everyone's lists to me, that would be great :)

So post here, or PM me, if you want to join up and reserve a spot!

Table of Participants

1) Dafistofmork
2) Vaz
3) Steel Nathan
4) squeek
5) Critta
6) Gharof von Carstein
7) cco12
8) Wolf Lord Skoll (pending)

Wating list: Girk
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Yeh, il join. now, which should i play-dwarfs, deamons or orcs? decisions, decisions, decisions. got it-deamons. 1 list coming up. 1 list submitted.

looks like im the only one entering. yay, i win!:king:
Yeh, count me in.

I'll sling a list together at some point too, not sure which army to pick though, choices, choices! :)
Thought I'd posted in here already! I'm in, got a list written so I'll get my list sent as soon as I have a working internet connection at home and can post it!
You guys had to ruin my fun didn't you? now i have to show everyone my tactical incomptence. [stomps off to sulk in a corner].:p
Come on Heretics. Don't be shy! There's plenty of room to join up with, and plenty of armies to bash up! If it's really this uninterested, I'll probably have to stop at 8, although that wasn't really my intention though. :grin:
Hey, I can add a note with a link to my sig if you want-advertise and all that. I tend to comment on prety much everythig, so it will go around quite a bit.
Already sigged and advertised. With Julian Clary Colours.

im totally in :) count the Count Gharof von Carstein in :)
I seem to have written 5 different lists for 3 different races, now I need to decide which one I want to use.

Quick question that could make my decision easier, are we allowed to use the new lizardman army book if we wait a bit until it's released?
Well I would say no personally as even if we wait until release day, some players wont be able to get hold of a copy as easily to know what the units do. However Nathan is running it so it is up to him to decide. :)
I'm pretty much thinking what Squeek said. I can see why people would prefere that over the old army book (besides having the models look badass!) but it'll be easier for the judges, so they're not forced to buy it (I forgot who's doing the Lizardmen atm...).

Sorry guys, not this round.
Well I have about 4 lists written which I think will be useful in this... Can't decide... And I've fallen back for Chaos... I think anyways.

Critta's doing the Lizards, Nath ;).

Im here! Now lets just hope I dont get thrashed too much. Yes Im in. P.S. Will this be running simoutaneous to the 40k Tactica Wars cuz I think that for his own sake steel should switch back and forth.
Alrighty guys, we are officially half way through the signup list. I really want to have a 16 man knockout system. But if the signups go really really slow, then I'll have to crop everyone out to 8 and have an 8 man tourny.

But, if it's at like 14 or 15, then I'll just get someone to create me a SEED list or something to make it a full 16 players. :)
I'll go standby on this. squeek has bullied me into it :p
I am new to this I would like to join but idk how to make a fantasy list :p should I just sit this out? is there 40k tactica wars? I can probably build a list if I read, what do you guys think? If I decide to play I think I am going to run with Warriors of Chaos.

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