Why, do you ask? Well, I have a little marine on the way...so I have had to become very choosy where I spend my income and when/where I travel. That means for this year, at least, I am forced to keep my tournaments within a three state radius. That means that a local Grand Forks, ND tournament ran by the Warhogs is perfect for me. No travel and I will be able to play against highly competitive players. Thus, on July 20th, 2019, Slaughterhouse GT will feel the presence of the Black Templars once again.
So what are the rules of this series? Well, considering my army has to fully painted (3-color minimums) and based to be eligible to play, those are the rules. Haha. So...in 85 days I need my 2000 point list to be completed. I have a little bit of a head start, as I have some of my forces painted. But not many, as I have traditionally played mechanized lists (which are painted) and that is not what I am bringing to SHGT. And most tournaments that I play at have not required fully painted armies. The only other stipulation I will most likely have is my self-enforced pure Black Templars list, due to the changes to ITC rules on who can win Best General with a specific faction. Believe me, taking an Imperial Knight or some guardsmen would allow my list to be much more balanced and able to deal with differing threats. So I am pretty sure I am going to go pure...but I might change my mind before tomorrow. We'll see. Haha.
I will post some pictures tomorrow of the forces that I currently have, as well as the list for painting. Some of the units I will have in my list I do not yet own, so I will have to purchase those. I am also waiting on my airbrush and compressor so that I can paint the vehicles that will be in my list. I will post at least once a week on my progress, with notes on what I was able to accomplish each day. This experiment is also somewhat of a motivational tool for me to ensure that I don't procrastinate like I tend to do and lose sight of my goal...SHGT!
I hope that this series will be enjoyable for you, especially for those that a looking for a change of pace. I still have a couple articles that I have planned that are tactica related, so fear not. We're starting to get into our tournament cycle and lots of stuff to review!
Have a great night all!