An Early Awakening Part 1 (Salamanders vs Necrons) - Horus Heresy 30k Battle Report Ep 5


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dougeye (Over a year ago): - delete
Matt if you even think of bringing Tau into 30k I will be cancelling my vault membership
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stickmanme (Over a year ago): - delete
Where is the post game show they mentioned?
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Orpheus (Over a year ago): - delete
Best 30k video yet! Don't be afraid to mix 40k and 30k, the stigma is unwarranted
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lynxngaizk (Over a year ago): - delete
Normally I hate when people tone down lists intentionally (the munchkin in me always wants the best of the best) but here, this whole batrep was SO damn good, SO close I cant but admire the quality of the rep, really! Amazing job best rep in months
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TheBossman40k (Over a year ago): - delete
Woot new batrep! Age of Darkness against standard 40k can be very new, fresh, and fun if done right! Rooting for ya Matt!
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PrimarchAlex (Over a year ago): - delete
Loving these Hersey batreps guys. The day that Dark Angels/ World Eaters and hopefully Solar Auxallia make an appearance will be happy day for me indeed!
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TonarinTau (Over a year ago): - delete
Mat Praetors have 4 base attacks not 5. So on the charge and with Digital Lasers, you have 6 attacks.
+6
Chris Nihilus (Over a year ago): - delete
This is one of the best games i've seen in a while.
Those dices.
+6
Leprous-Host (Over a year ago): - delete
Is this a prequel to the World Engine narrative? Did Davicus read of this event?
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Drawseven (Over a year ago): - delete
Sledgehammer to crack a nut.
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ti9999 (9 months ago): - delete
Remember when Forge World caused people to panic and flee in fear? Hard to believe we've gotten to the point where Forge World units are considered a NERF in comparison to what's in the codex.
Gene Stealer (Over a year ago): - delete
I'm not to found about 30k but this was fun to watch. I really like that you are doing so much dual producers battles now.
flatfoot (Over a year ago): - delete
Psych, they don't have fleet. Carry on.
flatfoot (Over a year ago): - delete
Flayed ones have fleet, Steve! That could've helped when they were trudging over that terrain
drunkenmoose (Over a year ago): - delete
Absolutely loved this one great work, much fun !
mikeyvengenz (Over a year ago): - delete
First, I just want to express my excitement at seeing some quality 30k battle reports. I'm a huge fan of the heresy and I've enjoyed every 40k batrep so far. Second, I'm even more excited to see some 40k xenos fighting the legions! As there is precedence for it, and you came up with a quick and effective narrative, it made for a fun and characterful game. It was a bold and rewarding decision to do so in the second batch of heresy games! Keep it going! I would love to see Matt's tyranids vs a legion. As tyranids, I believe, are the most dangerous xenos in the 40k universe, it would be interesting to see them go up against the might of a legion!
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Dies (Over a year ago): - delete
Awesome batrep!
About the rule 'Fury of the Legion': I think you have to resolve first one shooting and then shoot again. It can be important because, after the first shooting, you can end up with less models on rapid fire range after removing the casualties (so, less shots on the second shooting).
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Grazx (Over a year ago): - delete
As a fellow Salamanders player I loved this Batrep!! Thank you for your very in depth descriptions Matt in the army selection I really like to know how you think about building the army you are going to field!
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dan-hals (Over a year ago): - delete
Hey Matt,

As a noob in 40k I write out my list and then add on any special rules & names of things so when I go through my list with my opponent then know exactly what I have. From a quality perspective it might be great to do this so when explaining what you got it is slick and professional. Would help to remember all the rules too, a cheat sheet to have on the side somewhere to refresh everyones memory, just a thought man, keep up the good work.
CoolGuysWhoSitatHome (Over a year ago): - delete
@ 32:32 ish I think you (Matt) forgot master crafted on your Sargent.
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symbilover1968 (Over a year ago): - delete
@Gasparos:
the necron list was too worse to do so ....
symbilover1968 (Over a year ago): - delete
for 2 k the necron list is really bad ....
+2
JMRecoil (Over a year ago): - delete
Great game guys, Steve's rolls were making my belly hurt. Awesome game to watch while being snowed in this weekend on the east coast, thanks team.
tombranstetter (Over a year ago): - delete
steve couldn't of rolled any worse...dice killed the necrons...
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blood-angels (Over a year ago): - delete
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M56aycpd9kA
Kaptin-Obvious (Over a year ago): - delete
The energy in this match was fantastic, really close rolls and really enjoyable to watch. Thank you kindly for this one lads!

And of course Salamanders are awesome!
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JoJo88 (Over a year ago): - delete
Small rule error I noticed at 57:20. The sentinel was 9" away and Matt threw a krak grenade in overwatch, which would be out of range.
TonarinTau (Over a year ago): - delete
Matt your warden should have died back in the first combat with the monster creature. He was in base contact, you took a model from the back with out rolling the look out sir. This would have mean the monster creature would have been back at 4 wounds by the time the terminators got there. That plus the earlier comment about the amount of attacks you get on the Praetor might have meant Steve would have attacked the Terminators and not the bob from the pyroclast unit.
+3
DVO (Over a year ago): - delete
Great Batrep. fun to see 30K going on. My friend and I are playing it right now and we really like it.
Narinjrj (Over a year ago): - delete
Say "powerfist" again, Matthew.
ross87 (Over a year ago): - delete
I love the excitement you guys have when the it comes down to the big rolls.
+2
ross87 (Over a year ago): - delete
seriously need to fire that sergeant with the power sword
+2
vstarmac (Over a year ago): - delete
Forgot Rampage at 1:04:50
MarkOfNotch (Over a year ago): - delete
This whole bat rep makes me want to get back into reading the fluff- great job on the narrative side!
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Ares101 (Over a year ago): - delete
Name the Sergeant Volcanis!
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During the Great Crusade the Salamanders come across the planet Pictoris, where a race of sentient machines are awakening.

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