Daily Archives: January 23, 2017

Asphyxious2 – How, What, Why?!

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Asphyxious2, Gaspy2, Lich2, The Lich, whatever you want to call him, appears to be garnering interest again.  Having recently won a local 16-man tournament with him (7/0 in total so far from 7 games) I thought I’d pull together some thoughts on how I built his list the way I did, what to do with said list, and why I think it seems to be working.

The List

Lich Lord Asphyxious – WJ: +28
– Cankerworm – PC: 9
– Stalker – PC: 8
– Stalker – PC: 8
– Nightwretch – PC: 7

Gorman Di Wulfe, Rogue Alchemist – PC: 4
Saxon Orrik – PC: 4

Satyxis Raiders – Leader & 9 Grunts: 16
– Satyxis Raider Sea Witch – PC: 3
Satyxis Blood Witches – Leader & 9 Grunts: 13
– Satyxis Blood Hag – PC: 4
Satyxis Gunslingers – Leader & 2 Grunts: 7
Bane Warriors –…

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How to “Git Gud” – Cryx Pairings Theory

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This is a follow up from Part 1, wherein I ran through the principles I think about when building any single given list.  Again, this is completely subjective.  This is my method.  It works for me.  I’m not promising it’ll work for everyone.  Nor am I trying to re-invent the wheel here, this is just a series of think pieces to aid the process for me, and others, to think outside the box when approaching Cryx in Mk3.

Acknowledging Weaknesses and Compensating with List 2

It is an acceptable compromise for any single list not to cover all the principles in the last article.  As a rule of thumb, I’d try to cover all bar one of those principles.  Any more than one “weakness” from the list of principles likely indicates that the list needs a redesign in some way.  However, whatever weakness(es) each single list has you…

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