It was a close battle through turn 4, but then the tide turned toward the Banecorp and the IG.
Here are some pics. Enjoy!
|The Blue Devils and Xal'itarr Sept mass on the northern boundary.
|The Thunderfire cannon proved to be a formidable opponent.
|Notice the Manufactorum spewing toxic gas into the atmosphere.
|Two Rhinos, A Hellhound (or two?) and a Chimera.
|An IG Penal Legion and their Primaris Psyker are attacked by a SM Devastator Squad
|A Venerable Dreadnaught "drops in" near Marneus Calgar
|The Tau Commander Shas'el, his Bodyguard and Gun Drone back up the lumbering Tau Riptide (proxy)
|A closeup of the dangerous Blue Devil's Thunderfire Cannon
|The Banecorp Terminators and Tactical Squad have their eyes on the Tau Riptide
|The Leman Russ Battle Tanks destroy the Hammerhead and have their sights on the Piranha
|More Banecorp Termies teleport in from reserves. The Tau Firewarriors nearby are obliterated by storm bolter, heavy flamer and assault cannon fire...
|The Tac squad has re-boarded their Rhino to advance on the enemy
|The Commissar and Chapter Master Marneus Calgar close in on the Venerable Dreadnaught
|A Leman Russ reduces the Piranha to a smoldering wreck
|The Banecorp close with the Blue Devils and the Tau Commander
|The Banecorp Termies close in on the Tau Riptide. It won't survive much longer.
|The Baneblade is running out of targets
|Now you see the Riptide...
|...after an assault of chainfists, it is no more. The Banecorp Terminators will fall to the assault of the Blue Devil Terminators and their Chaplain leader however
|Marneus Calgar stands triumphant after the defeat of a Tau Battlesuit Team
|The Banecorp stands ready to defeat the few remaining Blue Devils even as a Techmarine lumbers through the gate below the Imperial Bastion