Home-Con is approaching soon. 2400 points, Petelite comp, 6 games, all battleline (I assume for speed and ease of play).
After much thought and "you know, a last minute modelling project is just what you need" niggle to itch I've decided to take the following:
Alector: HA, sh (General) 134
Alector: HA, 2hw 137
lvl4: light, scroll 235
BSB: FPA, charmed sh, opal Amulet 103
46 Halberds: Fc 250
5 free company Detach 25
30 Flagellants 300
10 xbows 80
40 Halberds: M, Sb 212
5 Free company Detach 25
2 cannons 200
5 Pistoliers: M 97
30 Flagellants 300 (the modelling project)
Stank 300 (Have old metal one to use, but want to convert up a holy mobile for future "fluff")
My first thoughts after writing this were "crap-no pie templates" and "+4 Dispel dice and scroll...nasty I like"
Why no Pie templates?
Artillery = easy points for opponent to take. Scorpions, gutter runners, miners, shades etc love artillery. + my artillery loves to explode inconveniently. My list works around preserving points and dishing the pain...in Close combat. The artillery I have is to kill the things my other stuff struggles to kill + cannon to front of t4 unit will kill more than a direct mortar hit.
Why all the anti Magic?
Because I can. And it was not the "intention." The intention was to give my halberds hatred and not spend points on defensive equipment. W.priests are great, but adding an extra wound adds survivability. + now ld9 for tests woot!
Why 2 units of Flaggellants?
Because 2 is better than 1. One unit can be diverted/dwellered/artilleried etc. 2 + the stank = 3 mega annoying things to deal with, so something is going to get through-even if it is the halberds.
This list looks like a "what is good in the book"...where's the fluff bunny?
Fluff bunny is meet through a number of things. 2 Alectors = 2 units of flagellants. The Stank will be replaced with converted stank to be a priest mobile (suedo Waralter-but not). No artillery wall, no engineers + using lore of light-which suits the religious theme. Also halberds because every province has them. Not really a justification, but it's not the "usual" internet Empire list.
So those who are attending-you have been warned... the Empire is on the march and it has a crazy look in its eye!