Signals from the Frontline #643: Apocalypse Inbound!

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Show Notes

Date: 6-27-19

Intro

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News

  • The SoCal Open 40k Championships is down to the last tickets! We’re well over 200 so please be sure to grab a ticket or risk missing out. We’ve also got some awesome AoS, Kill Team, Shadespire and more fun events!

  • We’re very pleased to announce we will be hosting an official X-Wing West Coast Grand Championship event at the LVO 2020. The top players qualify for the World Championships! Tickets are selling very fast so be sure to snag one if you wanted to go. There are qualifying heats on Friday and Saturday to make it as convenient as possible, with a top cut of 32 on Sunday. We also have Armada, Imperial Assault, Legion and more for you Star Wars fans.

  • Pablo, AbusePuppy and I were at the Throne of War GT in Hawaii this past weekend and it was a lot of fun! You can read Reecius’ tournament report here, and here.
    • Some thoughts from the event:

  • We’ve got 40k Apocalypse on the way! This is looking pretty cool and sounds like the changes made are going to be a lot of fun and help streamline the game in addition to making it less punishing.

Upcoming ITC Events

Upcoming 40k ITC Events

Upcoming AoS ITC Events

40k ITC Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Jim Vesal 1140.68 5 of 5
2 Tj Lanigan 1075.7 5 of 5
3 Richard Siegler 1011.77 5 of 5
4 Chris Blackham 1002.57 5 of 5
5 Nick Nanavati 990.63 5 of 5
6 John Lennon 989.12 5 of 5
7 Devin Swann 966.58 5 of 5
8 Mani Cheema 964.9 5 of 5
9 Junior Aflleje 955.44 5 of 5
10 Matthew Allee 952.64 5 of 5

40k ITC Hobby Track Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Jim Vesal 1086.59 5 of 5
2 Paul Winters 877.04 5 of 5
3 Lou Rollins 791.22 5 of 5
4 Andrew Ford 785.86 5 of 5
5 Jason Byrd 752.95 5 of 5
6 Harrison Jewell 713.37 5 of 5
7 Thomas Byrd 700.3 4 of 5
8 Alexis Putt 650.95 4 of 5
9 Tyson Augliere 641.66 5 of 5
10 Simon Leen 630 4 of 5

AoS ITC Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Matthew Pashby 710.66 4 of 5
2 Dutch Adams 661.96 4 of 5
3 Jeremy Veysseire 661.94 4 of 5
4 Alex Gonzalez 651.11 4 of 5
5 Matt Beasley 648.63 4 of 5
6 kurt roeper 590.4 4 of 5
7 Jack Ballard 582.52 4 of 5
8 Emma Mangels 578.87 4 of 5
9 Michael Vagenos 564.4 4 of 5
10 Mathew Jones 551.86 4 of 5

AoS ITC Hobby Track Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Ricky Fischer 192.87 1 of 5
2 Philip Verduzco 185.75 2 of 5
3 Natasha Thomas 175.88 1 of 5
4 Rich Waters 167.99 1 of 5
5 Matt Beasley 158.97 1 of 5
6 Miguel Tejada 158.58 1 of 5
7 Josh Medlock 150.31 1 of 5
8 Ryan slaney 147.05 1 of 5
9 Dan Saye 143.01 1 of 5
10 Nick Klose 138.89 1 of 5

Shadespire ITC Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Tony Field 457.03 3 of 5
2 Jonathan Kolson 440.84 3 of 5
3 Philip Santa Maria 419 3 of 5
4 Kevin Cruz 401.64 3 of 5
5 Ivan Cho 392.62 3 of 5
6 Daniel Velazquez 389.92 3 of 5
7 scott driessen 288 3 of 5
8 Patrick McNeill 256.01 3 of 5
9 Frank Krifka 254.79 2 of 5
10 Robert Schuchardt 239.2 3 of 5

Kill Team ITC Top 10

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Rank First Name Last Name Points Events
1 Michael T Holy 492.09 3 of 5
2 Ryan Hebb 409.28 3 of 5
3 Georgie Garnett 338.41 3 of 5
4 Alex Grinton 321.38 3 of 5
5 Joseph Vloet 288.13 3 of 5
6 Aric Kuschinsky 221.35 2 of 5
7 Pat Wilson 213.42 3 of 5
8 Sheldon Steere 200.42 3 of 5
9 Chris Cann 193.35 3 of 5
10 Erik Van Amerongen 168.7 1 of 5

Tactics Corner

  • Last weekend we had 6 GT+ sized events, let’s take a look at which armies were on top of the heap!
  • Basement Open:
    1. T’au: 3 x Sun Sharks, Hammerhead & Sky Ray
    2. Asuryanii: 3 x Night Spinner, Eldar Horde: Guardian Blobs, Loads of Harlies and Wyches
    3. Asuryani: Hemlocks, Haywire Bikes, pretty standard stuff.
    4. Jim Vessal: Daemon Horde with dual Deredeos
  • Flying Monkey Con:
    1. Mixed Chaos Dread and Discolord army
    2. T’au with lots of Firewarriors, Triptides and Ghostkeel
    3. Ultramarines, Scouts, gMan, Leviathan, 2 super tricked out Vanguard squads
    4. Custodes with 3 x Palas and Caladius
  • Stay in your Lane GT:
    1. T’au with Triptide, Crsis unit, drones, etc.
    2. Drukhari: nice mix of units, 3 x Mandrakes
    3. Necrons: Cron Air, 3 x Doomsday, Tesseract
    4. Custodes: 3 x Calladius, Bikes, Palas
  • Throne of War GT:
    1. Ultramarines: 3 x Predators, 2 x Repulsors, Eliminators, GMan
    2. Asuryani: 5 x Wave Serpents, Eldar Flyers
    3. Astra Militarum: Guard Horde, Tank Commanders, Artillery
    4. GSC: MSU and Bikes
  • Windy City GT:
    1. Orks, mixed list with Boyz, Grots, artillery, etc.
    2. Chaos: Daemon Troops, Discolords, Deredeos
    3. Imperium: Knights, Assassin, AdMech
    4. Imperium: Guard with Artillery support, 4 Assassins
  • Master’s City Major:
    1. T’au: Triptide, many Drones
    2. Chaos: 3 x Discolord, Morty, Characters, Daemon Troops
    3. AdMech: Servitor Maniple, 2 x Drills & Electropriests
    4. Imperium: 3 x Caladius, Knight Crusader, Tank Commanders
  • Reecius’ analysis:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
T’au 3 1 15
Asuryani 2 1 8
Chaos 1 1 1 8
Space Marines 1 1 6
Imperium 1 2 4
Orks 1 4
Drukhari 1 3
Admech 1 2
Astra Militarum 1 2
Custodes 2 2
Necrons 1 2

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2 Responses to “Signals from the Frontline #643: Apocalypse Inbound!”

  1. Duz_ June 29, 2019 8:10 am #

    Last time I check hawaii from aus was nearly the same as just flying to the mainland 😒

    And 25ft gator is not an ancient dinosaur this is an ancient dinosaur!
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-25/massive-croc-steals-prize-barramundi-from-top-end-fisherman/10936402

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 29, 2019 10:03 am #

      It’s about 9 hours to Hawaii from Aus as opposed to about 17 hours to Vegas, for example.

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