Friday, April 27, 2012

Kobalds Round 26: Back and Forth, Back and Forth

Before the kobalds attack.
Only two bowmen fire this round - those on the hut at 3103.  They fire at Mega and Ermeth.  Mega is hit for 3 damage, stunning her again.  Ermeth is missed.

All other kobalds with bows are loading.

Kobalds at 3103 and 3203 attack Ermeth.  Both hit!  Ermeth takes 4 damage, then 4 more ... at -2 hit points, Ermeth remains in 3204.

The kobald in 3404 attacks Mega.  It drops, does not break its weapon ... the weapon ends in hex 3405.

The kobald in 3405 attacks Andrej.  It misses.

Warth is attacked by kobalds in 3406 and 3504.  The latter hits, causing 1 damage.  Warth is not stunned.

This completes the kobald attack.  The battle looks like this:


18 comments:

Ahmet said...

If Ahmet swaps places with Frith (who I believe is no longer stunned, but could probably use a breather), can Ahmet attack the kobold facing 3505?

Andrej said...

3405 again:

to hit: 18
dmg: 8 (max)

still on a roll...

Lukas said...

Lukas will duck behind his hut and apply another salve. 2hp isn't THAT much better than 0...

D4: 4

Alexis said...

Ahmet can if he's using a weapon that's more than 5' long. Remember that kobald is also above you. But let me roll to see what Warth does.

Andrej, that hits, and that does stun. Doesn't kill, however.

Alexis said...

That salve takes also, Lukas.

Alexis said...

Warth hits 3504 on his second attack, and advances into that hex.

Ahmet would need two moves just to get into hex 3505 (remember, those tiny little stairs require two moves, and Ahmet is only on the lower half of hex 3506).

Frith moves up (1 mp) and attacks 3406 (2/3 mp). Frith hits with his first blow, and the kobald dies. The kobald's body slides down the slope. At the same time, Ganzo attacks the orange kobald in 3406, hitting and killing that kobald.

Both Ganzor and Frith move into hex 3406, ducking behind the hut before the arrows fly.

Alexis said...

This leaves 3505 cleared for Ahmet, who can get there with 2 mp. The orange spackled kobald Andrej is fighting is better than 1 HD, so Ahmet would need 2 movement to attack him.

Ahmet would be subject to being attacked by arrows again - he could reduce this by hugging the stairs.

Your call.

Alexis said...

(OOC: incidentally, from a tactical perspective. Mega is in a bad place right now. Andrej could make it better if he attacked the kobald in 3404, making more room for others to attack from 3304; at the moment, the dwarves can't help Mega because Andrej is jamming that hex - I would imagine someone would be shouting this)

Andrej said...

(OOC: Is it possible to attack and step into hex 3304 with only 3 MP's? I had thought doing so would mean an MP penalty to "disengage" with 3405 (1 MP), 1 MP to move and 2 MPs to make an attack that would have to succeed to even allow movement into the hex(4 MPs total).)

Andrej said...

I meant 3404 not 3304 as written.

Alexis said...

Vala, meanwhile, who remains conscious, will stagger down the stairs past Salth. Htuya will grab Ermeth and drag him back to 3305, and hold his body.

Zoft jumps down, passes Andrej and shields Mega with his body (+2 to hit the hex, but most of the hits would be on Zoft).

Salth climbs the stairs and attacks 3203; he hits for 2 damage and does not stun. Balther and Seth move up behind him.

Alexis said...

(OOC: You're right, Andrej - you couldn't attack and move into the hex in the same round. I only mention this for future reference. It's been a couple of rounds where you've been stuck, whereas you might have been able to kill that hex and make it empty for another round. That may not have worked; I just want to throw it out there as an idea.

I'm not remonstrating your actions; I'm only positing a possible tactic. The dwarves are ultimately handling the Mega problem, as you can read above and as the next posted image will show)

Andrej said...

Understood. I did consider Mega's plight, and made mention of it in one of the preceding posts. I felt I would be most effective by holding the right flank and keeping the kobolds in hexes 3404 and 3405 busy while the dwarves moved in behind me. I was also hoping to draw most of the bow-fire, but that hasn't really worked out in recent rounds.

Alexis said...

(OOC: Yes, I understand that as well. The bow fire hasn't been directed at you because at the moment you're not the most dangerous person.

Oh, and while I'm commenting - that is a stair down in 3002)

Andrej said...

A stair down? Interesting.

Alexis said...

Waiting for an answer from Ahmet.

Ahmet said...

Ahmet moves into 3505, even though he can't attack this round. Don't want Warth getting surrounded. Hopefully my shield will help keep away those damn arrows.

Alexis said...

(OOC: I know that was a long wait. The next post is up)