|The, self described, shade monkey. It wasn't even Father's Day yet.|
The game was between my Harad, played by the Traveller, and my WiP High Elves/Galadrim list. I gave the Traveller the Haradrim since he is tired of getting beaten by them. They are a very difficult army to play well and he learned a lot from this game.
|The two armies, playing chicken.|
|The Haradrim begin a general advance, minus their general who was hiding behind a hill.|
The sound of battle, to his front, drew Erestor and his elves on at the double. They entered a valley, home to a small farm. In the center was a strange pillar. The other side of the valley was crawling with raiders, and Erestor's sense of dread told him that a Nazgul was out there somewhere too. As he watched, the Lady Arwen led her company forward to engage the southrons while their wood elf allies advanced in the center, protecting her flank.
The two sides traded arrows, with the Haradrim getting a surprising number of hits, which were mostly deflected by the heavy armor of the elves. The elvish bows proved much more successful at wounding the lightly armored Haradrim.
|The Galadrim and Abrakhan meet in the field.|
|Though outnumbered the Galadrim would win this fight.|
|The haradrim line is still holding here, kind of.|
|The line is not holding so well here.|
This was a fun game. I think there were some good lessons learned. The Traveller had some horrible dice rolls. I explained to him that my dice hate him, so he is considering buying some of his own. It's just common sense really. One step at a time to get him into the hobby.