FTN Episode 280 – Can You Win With The Worst?

April 19, 2019 ftnadmin No comments exist

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We’re talking about Grey Knights this week. Recently they climbed a slot to be the second worst performing faction in the game right now, just above Blood Angels.  Is it possible to win with these guys?  Is it you or the Army List?

Hey hey,

Ricky is back this week to join Chris and I in the first part of the show. We’re then joined in part two by Skari from the Skaredcast.  We’re talking about Grey Knights… they were once a dominant faction but have now been relegated to the bottom tables.  Is it is the codex or the players?

The codex lacks a lot of synergy and power.. they definitely lost the Stratagem/Chapter Tactic lottery.   Still.. There is life in this book and hope for Grey Knight players.    We stat away from wishlisting or complaining about the codex and instead stick to ‘what we would take’ if we plan to win more than we lose.

You can’t afford to take a lot fat in your list and your troops are too expensive to pack in an excess of Command Points.  That seems to just fine though… The Stratagems you want to use are inexpensive and matter most at the start of the game when you have the most to burn anyway.

Start with Grand Master Dreadknights and three Strike Squads.

Coming up at the end of the month a few of us will be at the Barnyard Brawl. I’m happy to be a sponsor of this event and will be playing. The Wrong Way Kids will be putting on their first official public event later this year the Armageddon Series: Coastal Assault. Tickets are up for sale right now. Please join us. You will have a good time. It will be a full ITC format event and an excellent opportunity to get ITC overall and faction points.

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Credits:
Paul Murphy – Host
@warmaster_tpm

Panelist:
Justin Troop – troopsmash

Christopher Morgan – captain morgan
Ricky Addington

Mike Brandt

Val Hefflefinger

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