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Lords of War 8th ed 40K tournament

Saturday, 5 August 2017

The Outpost
Unit 2, Kingfisher Works
Neepsend Lane
Sheffield
S3 8AU

The format of the event is a 2000 point Swiss-tournament thought over three rounds. Tickets are £14.00 and can be ordered here.

SCHEDULE

  • 09:00 - 09:45 Registration and pairings
  • 10:00 - 12:30 Game 1
  • 12:30 - 13:15 Lunch and best painted army voting
  • 13:15 - 15:45 Game 2
  • 15:45 - 18:15 Game 3
  • 18:30 - Awards and end

ARMY FORMAT

This event uses the following restrictions:

  • Army Size: 2000points
  • Requirements: Your army must include at least one of the following:

o   Spearhead Detachment

o   Super-Heavy Auxiliary Detachment

o   Super-Heavy Detachment

  • Additional Restrictions: None

Every army must use the new 8th edition rules for all aspects of the army, this includes points values and force organisation.

Lists should be typed in a logical format with full names, point costs and breakdown of points where relevant. Before each round your opponent may check your list so please ensure you have ALL relevant literature. Failure to do so may result in a disqualification.

A copy of the list must also be given to the TO.

SCENARIOS

This event will use the Maelstrom of War scenarios and Tactical Objectives. Scenarios and Deployment Maps will be disclosed on the day.

PRIZE SUPPORT

The Prize support increases as the number of participants increase. The minimum prize support, with a requirement of 4 participants is:

  • 1st place - £10 voucher
  • 2nd place - £5 voucher
  • 3rd place - £5 voucher

Assuming a 16 participant event, the prize breakdown would be:

  • 1st Place - £30 voucher
  • 2nd Place - £20 voucher
  • 3rd Place - £10 voucher
  • Bloodiest general - £10 voucher
  • Best painted army - £10 voucher

PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES

Participants are expected to turn up on time. They should ensure they start their rounds in a timely fashion and avoid time delaying during rounds.

Participants must bring the following:

  • A copy of the 8th edition rulebook
  • A copy of their appropriate codex & other relevant literature.
  • Two full print out of your list – one to be given to the TO.
  • Dice, tape measure and a pen.
  • In the event that you are using Forgeworld you MUST have the appropriate book(s) and updates.

In the event you fail to bring any of these items and are found to need them in a rules query you will be ruled against.

SCORING

Games will be scored in the following manner.

  • Win = 10 points
  • Draw = 5 points
  • Loss = 1 point

In the event of a point tie on the leader board, the number of victory points earned will be to determine the winner (so make a note of them on your sheet). If still tied after this then blood points will be used.

BLOOD POINTS

A unit is worth a number of Blood Points equal to its cost in points. You score these points for enemy units/vehicles destroyed, fled off the board or fleeing at the end of the game. Keep a note of Blood Points earned at the end of each game as these will help with rankings. Half Blood Points are scored at the end of the game for the following:

  • Units below 50% starting number of wounds.
  • Monstrous Creatures and vehicles below 50% starting wounds.

A note on being under pointed: All armies should be worth exactly the points available for this event, if your army is less than the available points then your opponent automatically gets those points at the end of the game. E.g., if your army is worth 1995/2000 you opponent automatically gets the additional 5 points that you haven't spent, this is the ensure lists are not intentionally under pointed.

Blood points will also be used to determine the Bloodiest General.

BEST PAINTED

If the event prize pool warrants a Best Painted prize, during the lunch any players wishing to enter the painting competition will be asked to display their army. Outpost staff and other players will vote on armies and decide the best painted. To enter, your army must be fully painted.

BLOODIEST GENERAL

If the event prize pool warrants a Best Painted prize, the player with the highest Blood Points value will be crowned the Bloodiest General.