|Last preparations before the game starts and including terrain setup.|
Karl fielded two strong units of Plague Marines, one with Melters and led by a Chaos General in a Rhino, the other with Plasma Guns defending his objective. A unit of three Obliterators was held in reserve. I fielded a unit of 12 Fire Warrios, 11 Kroot, two Hammerhead tanks and two Piranha Skimmers. A small unit of 3 Stealth Suits and two Commanders in Crisis Suits were ready to jump on the table during the course of battle.
|The Plague Marines defending their warped factory.|
It was a balanced game that ended in a draw because both of us were able to hold our objective. First I blew up Karl's Rhino making his attack unit much less mobile. Then Karl put a lot of pressure on me when he made a deep strike with his Obliterators near my objective. It took three rounds to wipe them off. This was a close job because Karl killed all my Kroot and nearly wiped out my Fire Warriors. In the end I tried to put the pressure on him when I attacked his Objective with everything I had left. But in the end his Plague Marines proved to be too hard. I wasn't able to contest his objective. So the game ended 1:1.
|Tau's side of the battlefield with some Kroot holding their objective.|