Battle Report Orks Strike Force versus Imperial Defence
This battle comprises a large force of Orks striking
against an Imperial force comprising artillery and aircraft. It was a
game to see if the Imperial forces could hold back overwhelming numbers
of Orks. If we had more time we would have brought more Ork reinforcements
onto the table, maybe another day...
Ork forces in preparation for the Imperial
attack. As you can see a Battlefortress, lots of infantry (mainly Nobz),
a bundle of Stompas, Squiggoths, loads of buggies and bikez, a fleet of
battlewagons and at the back Trukks and Big Gunz.
Here are the Trukks towing Big Gunz and
Pulsa Rokkits into battle.
Stompas and Bikeboyz rev their engines.
Now you can see the Gretchin cowering
behind the Stompas.
Another shot of the Ork Bikeboyz.
The Wartraks, Skorchas start to move
forward, as the Boarboyz and Squiggoths wait in reserve.
From this overhead shot you can see the
Ork commander has read too many of the Sharpe novels... the Orks though
under heavy fire, march fast to ensure that they can shoot and then assault
the Imperial lines.
An Imperial Basilisk (ground mounted)
awaits the Ork attack from the safety of their bunker.
Lots of artillery with infantry and AA
Imperial Navy strike aircraft realising
the threat posed by the ork artillery, launch a major airstike against
the detachment, Though taking a number of losses they did manage to destroy
a third of the detachment and cause so much distruption and supression
(read blast markers) that the detachment never once posed a threat to
the Imperial forces.
(a similar shot, but this time with flying
The Imperial Artillery spent quite a
bit of time on overwatch... hmm I wonder why?
...having just survived an artillery
barrage, the Orks suddenly find themselves under air attack.
Imperial Navy Thunderbolts and Marauders
fly in at low level to strike hard against the Orks.
...and the result is well lots of dead