Saturday, 19 February 2011
Total Balls Up
Orcs (Gill) vs Tomb Kings (Tim)
The Tomb Kings had been mauled badly by the Spider King’s Chittering Horde but they remained one of the greater powers within the Border Princes and their implacable surge north continued, moving closer and closer to Gaping Jaw, the Orc capital and home of Bull Rogue, the towering Warboss.
In the western part of the Devil’s Pathway they controlled all land as far north as the Old Silk Road and it was here, at the road itself, where they met their enemy.
And from the very first moments it began to go horribly wrong.
The Tomb Kings had concentrated their troops into a narrow frontage in the hopes of engaging the Orc army piecemeal, but the concentration was too great. As they started to march forwards, the ranks became snarled, one unit getting in the way of another. Added to this, the proximity to the old wall that ran along the edge of the road hemmed them in, making manoeuvring almost impossible.