**NEW CODEX** Astra Militarum vs Tyranids | Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report

Avatar The Chef November 12, 202249  49 49 Likes

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Reinforcements have arrived for the Imperial Guard in the form of a brand new Codex, but will Beard command them to victory over the foul Tyranid hordes headed up by Jinx?!

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Wallis
Wallis
12 days ago

SUCH a beautiful map and scenery, it looked so cool with those two armies, very nice work guys!!

Michael Whiffin
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Michael Whiffin
13 days ago

@Chef, in answer to your turret statement, I choose to believe it’s because only the Guard would disregard the monster literally tearing through their tank to turn the turret to shoot at something else… cus Commissars are scarier.

Michael Whiffin
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Michael Whiffin
13 days ago

“Some spicy wings… mmm hmm…that’s good eating” proper chuckle moment. How you get any work done rather than simply laugh at Beard’s antics is impressive 😆

Kyle Roach-Smith
Kyle Roach-Smith
14 days ago

I believe that malicepter was named Morris a while ago
Edit: They remembered! 🙂

Last edited 14 days ago by Kyle Roach-Smith
Chris Cubley
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Chris Cubley
14 days ago

Everyone’s reaction at 48:00 is just the best.
I’ve watched it 10 times and haven’t stopped laughing.

Christopher Krueger
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Christopher Krueger
14 days ago

Put the actual Toxic Dice set that Beard used upon EBay.

SchnitzelHip
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SchnitzelHip
14 days ago

Brilliant game. Love the vox animations on the overhead for giving orders. Nice list James and well run Beard. Always a pleasure seeing the Jinx piloting her ‘nids. Only thing I’d change is more OMNOMNOM noises

Thomas Stockdale
Thomas Stockdale
14 days ago

Wouldn’t it be nice if Genestealer Cult Brood Brothers got a bunch of these Imp Guard rules. As they are, you know, Xeno Imp Guard.

lucidbeatbox
lucidbeatbox
14 days ago

Very strong Borat vibes from beard in this video with that hamster sat on his upper lip 😉

SLaaNeShi1
SLaaNeShi1
15 days ago

Well guess I’m 2 days too late to the dice party so they are all gone obviously! Haha I know the score was kind of close thanks to tempest being the bestest but it was really a very one sided matchup which was a little hilariously oppressive in places. Beard rolled insanely hot and it made guard shooting seem absolutely terrifying! Theres a lot of talk of them not being all that amazing/things being a sidegrade etc but to me they do seem maybe a little too strong. I thought GW had sorted their codex creep problem with the knights/csm/daemons… Read more »

Last edited 15 days ago by SLaaNeShi1
Yann
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Yann
15 days ago

Table “Tash” Tactics… maybe?
That table is amazing…
As for the Astra… well… imagine the scene, rolling towards you is a cloud of dust risen from the tracks of 5 L-Russ tanks, your battle line braces its self when out of the dust storm charge a platoon of 50 Rough riders… and that is probably less than 2000pts. 😉 As an ex-bretonnian player.. oh yes I am VERY tempted!!

Christopher Krueger
Lodge Member
Christopher Krueger
15 days ago

For a Moneyraiser in honor of Movember and the new Guard Codex, if you get 5k in donations, Bard will dye his Stache and hair red like a proper Albion Raptor. 10k Beard will join him. 15k Chef joins in. I don’t know if Spider is growing one, but he can do 20k.

Whittlestone
Whittlestone
15 days ago

Loving the terrain here, where is it from?

Vi Archer
Vi Archer
15 days ago

Last codex of this broken edition?

Yeah, it’s broken.

Justus Hölscher
Justus Hölscher
15 days ago

Commisar Stache more like.

Marko
Marko
15 days ago

Call me crazy, but shaved-and-hatted Beard is giving me serious Kevin Kline in A Fish Called Wanda vibes.

Colin Clarke
Colin Clarke
16 days ago

Where did Beard go? I see a pretender!

Chris Clarke
Chris Clarke
16 days ago

It’s cool to see genestealers actually get into combat without being obliterated on turn 1! This is one of those rare games that paying for an infestation node to respawn them could have paid off.

Cassteel
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Cassteel
16 days ago

I think the team should do a video singing “If You’ve Only Got a Moustache” from A Million Ways to Die in the West!

Max Steele
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Max Steele
16 days ago

In the interest of keeping things fresh could we see someone else take or share command of the tyranids please? I’d be interested in seeing someone else’s input and alternative list ideas for a change, no offence Katie.

Good to see the guard getting a well deserved tune up and looking forward to seeing how the meta reacts to them. Hopefully see them next season of the league?

Crisis
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Crisis
16 days ago

Told to buy new dice.
Magma dice still out of stock.
Why is life so cruel?

Max Steele
Lodge Member
Max Steele
16 days ago

29 mins – Katie, maleceptor can’t bounce psychic scream through synapse link. Might have been in normal range (couldn’t really tell) but your explanation sounded like you did it through synapse link. You’ve done it before in previous games so just an FYI for the future

UseLess
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UseLess
16 days ago

The power level aside, the Guard codex actually sounds like it’s quite a lot of fun. Never played Guard myself so no idea how it holds up to other editions, but what I’m seeing so far is quite a flexible army. Not too big of a fan of all the free loadout stuff on regular guard squads though, that feels silly and I hope GW quickly lets that go in new codices/editions. Nice game, now the Tyranids know how it feels, hehe.

Simon Laxton
Lodge Member
Simon Laxton
16 days ago

It’s Freddie mercury beard! Great game guys. Guard are looking pretty mean!

Francisco Michels
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Francisco Michels
16 days ago

Love those tyranids painted by Flletcher, very gorgeous models, is he going to repaint the whole collection over time?!

Cassteel
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Cassteel
16 days ago

Did I miss it? I don’t see the hats for sale on the shop.

Tyler LeMay
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Tyler LeMay
16 days ago

Chef without a mic actually sounds like a legit servo skull. 🤣

kitaruen
kitaruen
16 days ago

Gargoyles should have charged and wrapped the chimera on turn one. Forcing a cp spend to save the squad. The nids are absolutely gorgeous and love the gargoyle heavy list.

Last edited 16 days ago by kitaruen
Stefano
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Stefano
16 days ago

Wait a minute…. why is Katie mustacheless? I feel betrayed.

Erik Ramvi
Erik Ramvi
16 days ago

mustache Joe (?)

Tom Fail
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Tom Fail
16 days ago

Next James Workshop video when?

Adam Carr
Adam Carr
16 days ago

Ah yes, Jinx needs to build a Commisargoyle. It is the only way.

Alex Farrell
Alex Farrell
16 days ago

This is making my question my loyalties! Old Imp Guard player who is just recently building up a Nid force! Ahhhh

Brett Pettitt
Lodge Member
Brett Pettitt
16 days ago

Which Codex do you feel was stronger on the initial release – Guard or Votann? There was a lot op with the votann, but it also feels there is a lot in the Guard.
I wonder if the trend will continue with the world eaters Codex….
Either way, loved the video. Helping me work through 24 months of paperwork

Matthew Bagley
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Matthew Bagley
16 days ago

I’m loving all the fabulous moustaches all these guardsmen have, very Movember appropriate

Scorn for the weak
Lodge Member
Scorn for the weak
16 days ago

The Votann broke before the guard ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Stuart Hargreaves
Lodge Member
Stuart Hargreaves
16 days ago

Looking forward to this have good game guys

Sven Hegenbart
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Sven Hegenbart
16 days ago

Lets Go!!!
Astra for me was either hit or miss – either too strong or just to weak. Lets see how this Codex will be ^^

Jonathan Haynes
Lodge Member
Jonathan Haynes
16 days ago

Um, dammit, uh go both of you?