T’au Empire vs Ultramarines 1500pts | Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report
It’s James’ debut game on Freeview and as a fully fledged member of the Tabletop Tactics Crew, but will his T’au be able to educate Beard and the Ultramarines on the field of battle?
01:31 T’au Empire Army List
04:31 Ultramarines Army List
06:49 Mission – Sweep and Clear
07:53 Game Intro
1:34:49 Your New Screensaver
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The Army Lists are lost in the warp somewhere. The Inquisition has been dispatched.
whats happened to James? Is he back office staff?
All-star game 🤛🏻
After that comment on rating his dice rolls think “The Judge” would work well, lots of word play, could also quote a famous judge played by some guy named stallone
@James – such powerful energy! Good luck on the team, you are going to be a champ!
Also from me: “Welcome aboard Commander James”. Great debut. You look very personable and harmonize very well with Joe! Both thumps up! And folks, I need this screensaver!!!!!!
Great to see the Ultramarines back on the channel. And good work on this battle report James!
Thinking James nickname should be Chesney, as he rolls ‘the ones and only’. 🎶 🎵
Showing my age there with that classic early 90s hit
Welcome aboard! Great debut
Cool to have a new tau player on the team.
Firstly, James, welcome on board, looking forward to seeing more of you!
Beard, good job with the Blue boys. Excited to hear there are some more reinforcements for them. Tig smashed it as usual, and you did well remember most of his rules, I always forget the -1. He gets +1 to his psychic tests and denies as well as his inherent re-roll, think it might have been relevant for MoH early doors. Either way, good job pal, look forward to seeing you take them out more often! Keep up the good work
Welcome to the channel James! I really enjoyed the Batrep! Also I have never seen a better acting representation of a “smart” missile system James 😂
Well that was a lot of fun !!!
Great bat rep! Loved the banter. Loads of fun – looking forward to more!
Nice one, 5 / 5 J’s, but are those Joe’s of James’? Only Tzeentch knows
Welcome James, and what a great start! Really enjoyable to watch, I’d rate it 5 J’s. Looking forward to more 🙂
Brilliant bat rep, was very enjoyable to watch as the fun you three were having was so infectious (don’t tell nurgle!). James is gonna fit in well me thinks.
James, you remind me if Smilin Stan S. Stanman from Monkey Island with the permanent smile and the hand gestures. Made me chuckle
Mega game, great hosts, very enjoyable!
I’m really looking forward to a game with Jinx against James. I imagine that’d be filled with all sorts of shenanigans and glorious combat! Also, I think Stockton slap is what Beard should start calling his melee equivalent to tracer fire. 😛
Aw man I just wanna put the newbies in a jar and shake it until they fight!
… or you know, a Jinx vs James game would be nice please.
James add’s a great dynamic to the team! Great Batrep guys!!
I laughed practically the entire video! You guys seemed to be having fun the whole match. Great Batrep gents.
Great to see James as a presenter!
And a great game ! I feel bad for Tau BS 4+ though.. that -1 to hit destroys them!
James ‘Snake Eyes’ Jordan
Thank you for the battle report!
So, as you found T’au Commnder! Will he take the engram chip of the assassinated by the Deathwatch team Crusade Commander? So the Crusade can continue? I miss Crusade reports…
James Jordan…. 2 first names? Whats up with that?
What a dude, great game!
On a slight side note loving the little touchs you guys are putting into the reports, Beard’s dial tone had me in stiches!
I think the Tau bonding knife ritual happens before they go into battle and bonds groups of Tau together, its then those bonds that keep them in combat.
Great addition to your team!
A great game as always, I think James fits in great and add another manic personality like Beard (which I enjoy thoroughly). I can see areas where Tau need help, crisis suits need more wounds, better strats and buffs but I do not want to see Tau go back to where they started as being ridiculously OP in shooting, etc. And welcome back to the Emperors light Mr. Beard, it seems your dice have been suitably cleansed and consecrated by the Inquisition, very good rolling especially with those dice lol. It was a joy to watch and both armies looked… Read more »
Very good battle report, fully enjoyed the great scenes and I look forward to what James can bring for a tau league report. Thank you gentlemen.
Side note: simply put the bonding knife is a representation of the bond they have with the selected cadre they are assigned to. It’s like a spiritual bond, in the book Empire of Lies they note young fire caste warriors getting separated from their group is akin to losing family.
Farsight will often use it for other purposes (such as saving others in odd situations) and they note it’s not it’s intended purpose.
Really liked the dynamic between James and Beard. Excited to see even more variety in presenters and play styles.
T’au really are in a sorry state right now. I hope the new Codex comes soon and significantly improves their performance. We need: flat damage 2 on plasma rifles and SMS, an extra wound on Crisis Suits and at least some way of getting mortal wound output outside of Seeker Missiles. A native -1 AP on pulse weaponry wouldn’t go amiss either. At present half of the data sheets are irrelevant due to under-efficiency or over-costing. The Sept tenets need a complete overhaul so that we see something other than Farsight Enclaves on the tabletop. I’m waiting for the rumoured… Read more »
What do you mean, last time, James? The warp is fickle…
Was Beard forced to play smurfs
Haha. I thank you. Im here all week 😅
So happy to have a Tau player back! Go Rippy T! For the Tau’Va!
I think James nickname may have to be Neo, because of his affinity for the One! 😂. That and Jinx is taken 😅
That Ultramarine sergeant though! I think he’s got a base ld 8 as an intercessor sgt, then +1 for being a blueberry, and +1 for the stratagem, so that’s ld 10. Easily overlooked in the codex supplement so I tip my hat to Beard!
Telling your opponent you´re overcharging after rolling for the hits is just bad manners…
Lovely armies. Agree with Brett. Hope the new codex represents them better.
I propose James’ nickname be Bond after that spectacular bonding knife showcase.
I still think Tau do not do what they are supposed to do very well. Hopefully in their new codex they either get +1 Bs or ignore modifiers to shooting.
YAY! Looking forward to sitting down and getting stuck into this one! 💖