Astra Militarum vs Genestealer Cults 2000pts | Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report

Avatar The Chef May 15, 202142  81 42 Likes

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The Imperial Guard seek to crush the dissident uprising of the Cults, but who will emerge victorious on the Day of Ascension?!

00:00 Intro

01:42 Genestealer Cults List

06:46 Astra Militarum List

09:57 Mission

11:03 Game Start

12:48 Game

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The Army Lists are:

Astra Militarum

++ TOP SECRET- REPORT TO THE NEAREST COMMISSAR IMMEDIATELY FOR RETRAINING ON WHAT SECRET MEANS ++

Genestealer Cults

++ Hidden from prying eyes like the cults themselves ++

(has nothing to do with both lists being lost in the ether…)



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USS Sylvester
USS Sylvester
17 days ago

Yes guard you teach them GSC what is what Sam xenos get back in your hole lol xD

Scott MacArthur
Scott MacArthur
20 days ago

So happy to see more GSC content

Daniel Wright
Daniel Wright
29 days ago

Great game! Heidegger deserves his own spin-off show, or at least his own phase? Even managed a cheeky ref to Zangief too, which is nice!

Tobias Hill
Tobias Hill
30 days ago

Couldn’t Nork have tried to absorb the 3 mortal wounds inflicted by the sniper shot (those that killed the astropath)? There’s no restrictions on old bodyguard carving out mortal wounds or requiring an attack to have been made. Mortal wounds are inflicted one at a time, so you roll individually and see. Nork tries to take 2 and the astropath takes one, with both staying alive on one wound

Matthew
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Matthew
30 days ago

Hey there gents! That was a really fun batrep to watch!! That being said, as a huge Genestealer Cults fan, it’s hard to accept that they won’t be getting a new codex anytime soon 😔 Chef! Please tell me you know what is to come and that is GSC players need only to wait for the next codex to fix the army’s problems!!!

Brian Rae
Brian Rae
1 month ago

Really good close game, Bone and Chef. That Guard list wouldn’t have worked against almost any other faction in the game, but against the GSC with some good play from Beard they did really well.
Well done Beard.

Thomas Watson
Thomas Watson
1 month ago

Great game as always guys!

Hamfingers
Hamfingers
1 month ago

Super cool batrep. Love the fun with inquisitor Highdagger(?) and Kel along with the other characters. Super fun.

The GSC having some tough luck but some miraculous accidents too is what made this so enjoyable for me.

Ben Price
Ben Price
1 month ago

Love the new edit with the future self appearance. Also great a great game, closer than I thought it would be! Thanks as always guys!

Dominik Watzl
Dominik Watzl
1 month ago

Where can we buy these cool dice trays ?! 🙂
Greedings
Dominik

Tommaso Creatini
Tommaso Creatini
1 month ago

Great duel guys! Is a Cast of Players coming back ?

TrenchFever
TrenchFever
1 month ago

For Chef’s birthday they should let him play a game as GSC, but he gets unlimited command points because it’s his special day. Phenomenal game gentlemen, thanks for the great work you do entertaining us.

SlipperyWeasel
SlipperyWeasel
1 month ago

Chef – there seems to be no difference between SD and HD on my phone. Is this to be expected? What resolution is the HD filming at?

Many thanks in advance.

Valyrian
Valyrian
1 month ago

The banter in this episode was hilarious. Usually from something Highdegger was doing.

OK
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OK
1 month ago

Really like the pop up talking head explanation at the end. Best way to handle it well done.

Warp Wasp
Warp Wasp
1 month ago

Chef, thanks for doing the GSC, I know it can be painful right now. What do you feel is maybe the biggest obstacle the GSC needs to overcome? It feels like GSC does a good job of having units for one thing without competing against another unit that does something the same or better.

Marko
Marko
1 month ago

It’s always awesome when a game goes the distance and comes down to the wire. There were some real magic moments in there as well; the whole Astropath business for one. Good game fellas.

Zlatan Ramic
Zlatan Ramic
1 month ago

Chef, to me, seems like he has some pretty arbitrary rules on cocked dice. The dice roll on 1:59:00 vs 20:06 are seemingly identical. No shade, just an observation. Maybe time for some more stringent rules for cocked dice to be put in place?

Last edited 1 month ago by Zlatan Ramic
Eliott hamblin
Eliott hamblin
1 month ago

Always a fun time with the gsc. You’re getting better at remembering the labyrinth of rules layering they have.

You ought to try hive cult fire trucks and laser cars backed up by jackal alphusssss and a primus giving you reroll 1s to wound. 10d6 flamers out of every transport lets you clear those screens and take like 4 wounds off a leman russ.

Jason Hoy
Jason Hoy
1 month ago

@Chef
I appreciate your split fire reasoning at around 1hr3m. I’m not a super experienced player and I find you guys split fire all the time in these batreps and often I’m unsure behind the reason. Stuff like this (and especially the walk throughs in the league reports, which are amazing) helps me as a viewer also get better as a player. Awesome stuff.

feardawaaaagh
feardawaaaagh
1 month ago

NORK! NORK! NORK!

Robert Kriszun
Robert Kriszun
1 month ago

“when the student is ready, the master appears.”
Inquisitor Heidegger

Let the magic happen! For the emperor!

Wil Sterling
Wil Sterling
1 month ago

Clearly the issue here was that Mediumdegger came along, not Lowdegger

Klas Hammarström
Klas Hammarström
1 month ago

Beard, remember that the bullgryns can throw granades and that you can use the grenadiers stratagem for some nastyness

BeardedDeathMachine
BeardedDeathMachine
1 month ago

I really like Sanga’s voice over on the intros, particularly how he can pronounce the word “cumulative”. *cough* Chef *cough*

Matt Hall
Matt Hall
1 month ago

Guard vs Space hulk blips

Ritchie Balan
Ritchie Balan
1 month ago

I’m still painting my cult, they maybe bad I always have fun…..if I wanted to be a power gamer I’d play dark elder……

Karmu
Karmu
1 month ago

El Beardo confirmed?!?
No idea why you are mentioning that to Beard though as he has never met El Beardo.

Luke Mc Govern
Luke Mc Govern
1 month ago

Spoiler

This was really close, is good to see two of the less successful codices go head to head. I can’t wait for genestealer cult to get a new codex.
While it was chalked up as a win for IG it would have been easy for the cult to do the third scrambler so a moral victory for them.

Crash_Test
Crash_Test
1 month ago

Who watch watching Starship Troopers then? ☺️🤣

Owen Popplewell
Owen Popplewell
1 month ago

Whoa 2 and half hours of yes please awesome

Stefano
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Stefano
1 month ago

Nice to see the GSC after so long! It’s a warm up in preparation for the League? I hope they’ll get a good rework in the (future) codex, I always liked their miners theme.
The awesome berets on the Ogryns are sculpted or you found them on some kits I am not awere of?

Last edited 1 month ago by Stefano
Owl The Molfar
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Owl The Molfar
1 month ago

Thank you for the battle report!
Rockgrinder has an massive 4 barrel flamer on top – 2 shots… G – loGik!

JDR_thats_me
JDR_thats_me
1 month ago

Yessss…. The cult! Been hanging our for one with these guys back on the table. Can’t make wait to watch! Thanks ladz!

Would love to hear an in depth on what you think GSC need in 9th to be competitive in 9th.

Khi Burgess
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Khi Burgess
1 month ago

Coissant and a battle report best way to start a cheat day….sweet!

Joseph Hawkins
Joseph Hawkins
1 month ago

You’ve made me very happy- long live the cult!

Oliver Horton
Oliver Horton
1 month ago

routing for the genestealer cult, lets goooo!