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Using the Green Tide.

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Next week, I have been challenged to an all out, "bring everything you have and we'll duke it out fest". I looked over my growing army and thought, with a few more Boyz, I could bring a Green Tide. So I hit up eBay, and have a big batch of unpainted and primed Slugga and Choppa Boyz heading my way.
So, I have been having a mooch about online to see how people are managing their Tides, and there is a bit of variety out there.
Nobz with PKs, Lucky Stikks, Mega Bosspoles, 'eavy armour, slugga and choppas, some with shootas, Painboyz and Weirdboyz a cornucopia of variations to every tide.
I've also heard of people clumping their Nobz together, or spreading them out through the formation and even acting as "body guards" around their characters.
Obviously, as I use the tide more often, it'll become apparent how best to use the formation to best effect, but I thought it would be a good idea to ask on here for some advice.
So, does anyone use this formation at all? How do you find it works best?
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Thanks for the hints, :victory:
I am up against a DA player tonight, who usually plays orks and has a huge army. He's said that I can borrow some Boyz if mine don't make it here by today to try it out tonight.
It looks like it'd have it's uses, but it looks like you sacrifice flexibility and speed, for durability and intimidation. We'll see how it pans out.
That's a shame, the thought of 100+ boyz infiltrating would be enough to cause most opponents to wet themselves. :laugh:
Anyhoo, I didn't Green Tide last night in the end, but I did heroically snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in a absolutely magnificent blunder that I didn't realise until I was in the car on the way home.
Be prepared for a Battle report of Orks Vs Dark Angels, 1500 points, Where the rampaging, heroic Boyz utterly smash their Marine opponents to bits using know wots, kunnin and good solid Dakka. Unfortunately let down in the final moments by their Warboss being a monumental dunderhead and allowing sleep deprivation and rule blindness to cost them a well deserved victory.
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