Sunday I managed to get over to Lano's where he had set up some taster games of Privateer Press' new (re) release Monsterpocalypse.
Lee sets up as the 'Planet Eaters' . . . . basically Tryranids.
I take the helm of the G.U.A.R.D. faction . . . . . basically Voltron!
First the soundtrack I was singing all game
In my turn my flyers swoop forward . . . .
Then 'Voltron' rocket boosts ahead . . . .
Where he gets dropped kicked by Lee's Gorghadra . . . . . .
across the plaza into a burning building!!
As that looks like so much fun I power up and do the same to Lee . . . . .
Realising I need to use certain map tiles and occupy buildings to 'power up', I call up reinforcements . . . .
Before slinging Gorghadra about a bit more!
Due to damage the Gorghadra 'Hulks up' and becomes even harder to hit . . This will cause me all kinds of headaches in the upcoming turns.
Lee's forces also start to occupy more and more building and I am really on the back foot!
With my back against the wall I go for an all of nothing move and attempt to supplex the Gorghadra into the burning building behind me.
If I fail I will have used up all my 'power dice' and be completely at Lee's mercy . . . .
Thankfully I roll JUST enough and the Tyranids are banished once again.
So all in all a fun little game. There is tactical nuance to it and the resource element of the dice adds something new to the games I play.
MIGHT invest in a starter set as our whatsapp grup have gone nuts on this and I think it will be flavour of the month for at least a little while