Betrayal at Istvaan III (Sons of Horus vs Emperor's Children) - Horus Heresy Battle Report Ep 1

Betrayal at Istvaan III Part 1 (Sons of Horus vs Emperor

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JKo (Over a year ago): - delete
Awesome, Lee in batreps
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relgarwiz (Over a year ago): - delete
Lee is the Icelandic god of dice rolling.
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Paygan (Over a year ago): - delete
Really good game, Lee seems like a cool guy!
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fadedlily (Over a year ago): - delete
So happy to see Lee in a batrep!

Lee - you were awesome in it, and I hope we'll see you often. Thank you!
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MiniWarGaming (Over a year ago): - delete
It's 360p because we just got it uploaded. It will soon be 1080p.
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Natanael (Over a year ago): - delete
Why is dave wasting a whole 20 man tac + chalpain all game at a 1/3 chance of getting to shoot some heavy weapons?
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Merin (Over a year ago): - delete
Hi Dave
forge world made an FAQ:http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/resources/fw_site/fw_pdfs/Horus_Heresy/Horus_Heresy_7th_Edition.pdf

Veteran do have implacable advance!

Love the batrep guys, I've been waiting long for this!!

Cheers!

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Kaptin-Obvious (Over a year ago): - delete
Those Emperors Children are so nice
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dwil1282 (Over a year ago): - delete
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!
(And seriously- complaining about the resolution?)
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patrat123 (Over a year ago): - delete
Isstvan III was the worst betrayal in the history of the Imperium. Let's be honest: the legions betraying one another was like step brothers, or members of the same fraternity betraying each other. But killing members of your own legion is like killing your identical twin. Sickening.
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ChaosPug (11 months ago): - delete
amazing armies! Nice job
Andromalius (12 months ago): - delete
Ever since I learned that GW was bringing out 30k miniatures, my interest was extremely limited, but finally I feel like I have a reason to get excited about them. The rules seem like a lot of fun and the campaigns you guys do make them a lot more interesting and entertaining to watch. Going back to historical battles that I've only ever read about in books is also an awesome, awesome idea that really makes me want to follow this campaign.
grandfalloons (Over a year ago): - delete
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, he said the traitors "win" on Isstvan 3
dummenumse (Over a year ago): - delete
Where are these 30k rules and army lists? In betrayal at calth box?
Kovlovsky (Over a year ago): - delete
That's awesome to see some HH games going and with a narrative side! Oh and Lee + Dave inside a batrep = a huge load of goodness. Unfortunately, Chaos didn't win, but I'm very happy. Ah and these Emperor's Children are so beautiful!

However, I saw a mistake at 1:01:22. The Accelerator Autocannon on the Sicaran is rending. Lee got two 6s, so you would have to roll two cover saves instead.
eldiablogrande (Over a year ago): - delete
Love the bat rep...great quality and great looking forces.

I did notice something odd: the Sons of Horus charged the EC rhino late in the game. The embarked marines in the Rhino fired overwatch. The Rhino isn't open top so they shouldn't be able to fire overwatch.
pdavis9923 (Over a year ago): - delete
Dave, don't forget your legion tactics. The Sons of Horus get extra attacks when they outnumber the enemy in close combat.
ChazSexington (Over a year ago): - delete
I doubt it's pronounced "Ist-a-vahn." New official GW spelling is Isstvan III btw.
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Gibbevex (Over a year ago): - delete
It was way less than half of the numbers in each of the traitor legions that stayed loyal. However, it was enough to slow Horus down enough, and cause enough of a problem that Horus needed to wait around to "cleanse" them. Angron didn't help either.
Striker6 (Over a year ago): - delete
Javelin Landspeeders are armour 11 in the front, bolters cannot hurt them
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Uksweeney (Over a year ago): - delete
I would love see a quick tip on how Lee's painted his Emperors Children.
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Green-Angel-1 (Over a year ago): - delete
Happy to see lee and dave glad to see you back and 30k is brill
Striker6 (Over a year ago): - delete
When a Master of Signal uses his bombardment, it is considered as firing a weapon. Therefore he cannot use the Cognis Singum in the same shooting phase, as the Cognis Signum can only be used if the model doesn't shoot. He also doesn't have split fire so he wouldn't be able to fire at a different target than the tacticals.

Also, you state the Contemptor hits on a 3+. All dreadnoughts in the legion list has BS 5.
ColonialRaptor (Over a year ago): - delete
Look at how popular this is!!! Awesome stuff guys!
ScouseTrev (Over a year ago): - delete
I cannot put into words how awesome this was! Holy Terra, I feel like I have been waiting forever for this! Such wonderful armies! Bwaha!! Awesomeness! Well done, guys, this was amaizng!
Subzub12 (Over a year ago): - delete
Yeah, great game with great guys. Let the bolters sings
StephenEsven (Over a year ago): - delete
Green vs. Purple
Nice Babylon 5 reference Matt
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Bodhizafa (Over a year ago): - delete
I love the work you guys do but I'm going to make one small request. In between rounds/turns when you do the special clear shots with the enhanced colors, can you do a longer steady shot of the whole board? With all the close in shots you do of individual units (which are great) it is easy to lose track of what is tactically happening on the greater board. I think a little extra attention to with some zoomed out steady shots would really help. Thanks, keep up the good work.
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rymonkey007 (Over a year ago): - delete
I am so excited to finally see these poping up, I think 30k is way more fun and balanced than 40k. I would not have become a vault member were it not for the 30k bat reps. Im so excited to see these, models look great and I had just as much fun watching as I would have playing keep up the good work!!!
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Sindinista (Over a year ago): - delete
Dang, I was excited to see your whole Sons of Horus army, but frankly they don't appear to be up to the quality I'd expect from WMG. No shading or highlights?
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AvidButter (Over a year ago): - delete
"Lee from MiniWarGaming"... Does that mean Lee is part of the team now?
MVital (Over a year ago): - delete
Green vs. Purple, can anyone say Babylon 5 Drazi? Nice reference guys, yet another "civil war".
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Severoth (Over a year ago): - delete
Contemptors are Av 13 in the front Dave but fun batrep!
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stingraybill (Over a year ago): - delete
Hey Matt, the Loyalist factions of the First four Traitor Legions were all Terran born Marines, while the rest were born on the respective home worlds of the Traitors. Even the forces Lost on Calth of the WordBearers were a faction that Lorgar didn't trust.
I find it interesting that no such divisions seem to exist for the Iron Warriors, Night Lords, Alpha Legion nor the Thousand Sons.
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ultimentra (Over a year ago): - delete
It's awesome to see Lee and his beautiful army in these batreps. Would love to see more from him.
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Added: January 15, 2016
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Our first every Horus Heresy battle report! Dave takes control of the traitor Sons of Horus sent down to hunt the remaining loyalist Emperor's Children.

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