Alright I got a few hours to run so lets do it!
>>2452670>>2413961 previous thread
>>2452670You decide to inquire about buying a digi-weapon from the weapons merchant, placing a melta pistol sized shot in a ring, it would be an excellent holdout weapon, however it is quite expensive as the weapons themselves and the Jokaero weaponsmiths that make them are very rare, which makes you wonder how the merchant acquired his.....Unfortunately the ring will run you 100,000 thrones according to the merchant, although you currently only have 50,000 available, meaning you would need to take out a loan.....You could also try to negotiate to get a better price....A. Attempt to negotiateB. Have your guards beat him up and seize the Jokaero for yourselfC. Go the animals stallD. Pay the asking priceE. Go back to the ship
>>2452691>A. Attempt to negotiate
Rolled 81 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>2452808
>>245287591 a good successYou are able to convince the merchant to lower the price to 20,000, after seeing how fast the Jokaero takes to manufacture a digi-weapon being made for another man who comes up to the stall...You use a mix of charm and intimidation to convince him to lower his price, with you calmly telling the merchant"I'll pay you ten thousands thrones for it, and ill forget seeing you hawking the wares of Jokaero, the inquisition would be very interested in hearing about a man selling digi-weapons and the masterful skills of his very own Jokaero weaponsmith...."However you flaunt your wealth, having one of your men bring you the armored chest of 500 thrones you often bring with you in your ship's quarters as pocket money and a potential down payment on any major purchases assuming we send a ship with the payment immediately or arrange some type of long-term payment plan, like we have with the some of the ships and other purchases we have made...The merchant scowls for a moment but replies"20,000 thrones, and we have a deal"A. Purchase the melta shot ring digi-weapon for 20,000 thronesB. Pass on the deal....
>>2452910A. Purchase the melta shot ring digi-weapon for 20,000 thrones
I never knew about digi-weapon before
>>2453086Its cuz you were never a digi monster, and never went to the digital world.Did I say 3rd? I mean 4th!
>>2453116>>2453076You look the merchant in the eye and shake his hand"Deal""I want the 500 up front and the rest of the money brought to this landing bay on the station, as he hands you a piece of script with the docking bay number....You contact the ship and order the astropath to send a message back to Tarkon to take the proceeds of a recent sale of iron ore to the mechanicus and rest of the cash on hand and get them prepared for shipment. You turn around and see L'Orean, one of the Rogue Traders you've done business with in the past, he is more interested in exploration and trade, acquiring many rare and exotic items, as well as strange xenos artifacts and technology...."Lord Governor Valoran!""What a surprise! I would've never expected see such an important Lord in a place like this""I know the last time we talked I was pretty hard up, I had lost most of my ships, my xenos technology and many of my crew and several of my most important lieutenants""However fortunes have changed""My ship got caught on the edge of a warpstorm and I was thrown into an unfamiliar part of the sector""My ship and the last of my loyal crew were thrown into a pocket of space, that was previously cut off from us, my navigator tells me that an opening was created by the changing currents of the warp""We found several mineral rich worlds that can be mined or have the rights sold to the Mechanicus" "We were only able to explore a few systems before we found our way back to realspace in familiar territory, as we did not have the provisions for a long range exploration voyage, but I have resupplied and gathered the best of my people and last 3 ships, however I looking for a financial partner...""You have been a reliable business partner in the past and I figure that you could provide some muscle with a few of those elite regiments of yours....""We can explore the new area together and share the riches in exchange for you providing ships and troops to support exploration and the conquest of any independent human worlds or xenos worlds" A. I would be very interested in joining this expeditionB. Unfortunately I cannot risk sending my troops and ships at this timeC. Other(Write-in)
>>2453215A. I would be very interested in joining this expeditionA. I would be very interested in joining this expeditionC. Other(Write-in)However, I am expected to be leading a crusade or two with some of the emperors angels.I would ask if you could have a few of these planets geared toward shipbuilding? I simply need more ships, I have no shortage of men.
>>2453215https://pastebin.com/KMM3vEqePrevious threads are in the pastebin at the bottom
>>2454017Thanks!>>2453231>>2454996>>2455142You decide to tentatively accept the offer, but remind the Rogue Trader that you have other obligations you must accept as well as part of your role as governor....Now what?A. Look into purchasing an exotic animalB. Go back to the shipC. Other(write-in)
>>2455387A. Look into purchasing an exotic animal
>>2455387What are we looking to buy for what?
>>2455387C. Other(write-in)Look for any skilled individuals or trained soldiers to recruit or are looking for a new life. We can settle them on our less populated planets after vetting.
>>2455444Anything that meets our fancy and won't bankrupt us.
>>2455444>>2455444Big ass feline who loves us and that doubles as bodyguard and exotic pet.
>>2455480Any goals besides the expedition?>>2455477+1>>2456274Would we also get a beastmaster to train said exotic pet?
>>2456336>Would we also get a beastmaster to train said exotic pet?Not going to say no to that.
>>2456274but we allready have a space rottie on roids... why do we need another beast and a feline at that?
>>2455426>>2455444>>2455477>>2455480>>2456274>>2456336>>2456352You decide to take a look at the exotic beasts for sale, and have your people keep an eye out for anything/anyone of interest on the station....At the exotic animal stall, the merchant shows you several beasts....He has a pair of Pervidian raptors, large winged lizards(think a small pterodactyl) that can be trained to serve as companions/hunting partners...He also has a dozen Tovarian Woodhogs, massive tusked hogs, that while they have been domesticated as riding and labor beasts in some systems are best for populating game reserves, as they provide a large amount of tasty beast, while being tough and intelligent enough to provide a very sporting hunt....Finally he has several Volchen Gliders, a squirrel like rodent that have a wing like outgrowths of skin between their limbs and their bodies, allowing them to glide from tree to tree on their home world, they are a cute little creature and would make a good gift to Lara or your sister....A. Ask about buying a creature(Write-in)B. Time to head back to the shipC. Other(Write-in)
>>2456668Ask the price for the dozen or sor Tovarian woodhogs and if they'd fit into our farming worlds enivoemtn?
>>2456708+1>>2456360>>2454017I didn't see this on the pastebin. What animals do we have so far?
>>2457226Go read the first few threads, we have a Tarkonian war hound named Tarquin, named after an ancient legendary hero on Tarkon, several are used as war hounds by your personal guard and secret police enforcers
>>2456668Hey I’ll be back in a few hours guys, have to go to a family event, I can answer questions in the meantime
>>2457386When ours next pay check? Also has the Space hulk been fully explored yet?
>>2457431We get paid through the year since we are half way through the year, you’ve earned half your income, the Space hulk has been picked over in most places but the area near where the hulk crosses from real space to the warp is poorly explored
>>2456668Tovarian WoodhogsBuy a hundred.
>>2457627>Dozen>Get a hundred>????
>>2457638So they can breed and be put on a isolated continent for wild game preservation hunting!Also make sure the Island doesn't have vulnerable native wildlife before introducing an invasive species.
>>2456668>Pervidian raptorsAre the raptors a mated pair?
>>2457638>>2457627>>2456708>>2457226You decide to buy every woodhog he has, which you find out is 50 hogs, broken into breeding pairs....They should thrive anywhere where there is forestation and a moderate climate.....You also are contacted by your men, who have reportedly found some mercenaries for hire in few of the seedier bars in the settlement, they represent the Harvonian Grenadiers, and claim to be nearly a thousand strong, and equipped with their own gear.....A. Hire them on, we could use more fighting menB. You decide to pass for now, we dont know if they are any goodC. Other(Write-in)
>>2460218Shmeh, I wasn't fucking voteing for the Woodhog at ALL, I was asking the other guy why and shit. I was against it lol.>>2460218C>Test there skills first and foremost, Better to ensure they ARE actually Harvonian grenadiers, and not just theifs.
>>2460249We can airlock cannon them out at ships we don't like for fun, maybe turn it into a nobleman's sport.
>>2460249>>2460903>>2460249>>2460903You decide to have the mercenaries prove themselves, meeting them in an uninhabited part of the hulk for a few hours, where Knight-Captain Jerus Warstorm and his 1st company meet you for a demonstration...First several are asked to prove their marksmenship, upon being asked to do this, most of the troops seem nervous and afraid, and after several of their tests, you are told by one of your bodyguards, a stormtrooper sergeant, that just goes by Sergeant Lear, that the are performing at a level of barely trained recruits....Furthermore, they are given a chance to demonstrate hand to hand fighting, being put in sparring rings with a few of your bodyguard troops, who enthusiastically try out for the chance to pummell someone... Except the Ogryn of course, who watch the fights with jealousy and amusement.....The mercenaries are all beaten to a pulp in melee combat with your men, with many noses and more than a few bones broken....After this embarassing chain of events their leader the Knight-Captain Jerus Warstorm, falls to his knees begging for mercy, as your men have blocked all entrances out of the area, now that the mercenaries have been exposed as frauds....."My Lord! Please!" "We are just men looking to feed ourselves and our families, we were forced to abandon our world after raiders sacked the cities and stole the food supplies of Harvonia""Please let us go! If not at least let us live! We can serve you instead if you wish!"The man then proceeds to grovel mumbling the rest of words while crying.....A. Have them disarmed and spaced, no-one tries to rip off House ValoranB. Press them into service in your military or industriesC. Grant them mercy, and send them offD. Grant them mercy, ask if they would like to serve youE. Other(Write-in)
>>2461090E. Have them Disarmed and then put into work either in military or industries where there skills function.If they refuse, space'm
>>2461090B. Press them into service in your military or industriesGive them security, maintenance, and cleaning jobs in our sewer systems under the hives.
>>2461105>>2461106are these both kind of similar? Why bump, just do custom E option and throw in the extra job of sewer cleaning duties to the bunch who can't fight for shit and seem ill suited to it.
>>2461090>B. Press them into service in your military or industrieslest this way they will get feed
Combine B & E options.
>>2461105>>2461106>>2461477>>2461614>>2461623Having them surrounded, you disarm the so called mercenaries and give them the option to enter your service as you and your administrators decide...Most of them agree to serve you, while the rest are separated and put to forced labor.I’m the meantime your cobra missile boats have returned with the rest of your cash to pay for the digi-weapon....A. Pick them up yourselfB. Have a party pick them up for youC. Other (write-in)
>>2461768A. Pick them up yourself
>>2461768>A. Pick them up yourself
>>2462963>>2462536>>2462366>>2461780You gather a party from your bodyguards, while several another group ahead to the docking bay where the exchange is to be made...You arrive to find your men standing on one side of the bay, and talking to the merchant's crew, in the background they are loading what looks like an old beaten up arvus lighter....You notice a familiar marching scratched into the side of the ship as well as on one of the merchant's guards armor....You mention it to one of your guards as the merchant approaches ring in hand..."Lord Governor! Im surprised to see you came to make the exchange yourself...""Do you have my money?"You nod over to the heavy chests guarded by your men..."Good so we have an accord"In the back of the bay you can see the caged Jokaero being loaded into the back of the ship, along with some other chests....You surmise that it was likely stolen.....A. Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourselfB. Keep to the dealC. Other(Write-in)
>>2464971B. Keep to the dealWe're not kiss asses for the Big I, and It'd most likely get us thrown off the station for good.
>>2464971>A. Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourself
>>2464971>Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourself
He can get us stuff why kill him
>>2465093Vote to spare him then, It'll tie shit up.
I want to no why we should vote for kill or not to
>>2464971>B. Keep to the deal
>>2464971A. Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourself>>2465140Personally I'm voting for it because 1, it'll save us money in this exchange and we aren't doing super well financially right now due to excess spending and 2, it curries more favour with the Big I which is always great because having a Lord Inquisitor on your side is extremely beneficial
>>2465140>>2465877I will weigh in on this because its still a tie, Jokaero weaponsmiths are highly valuable for other reasons that just handing over to the Inquisition, although this one was likely stolen from them in the first placehttp://warhammer40k.wikia.com/wiki/Jokaero
What if we come back later to steal/kidnap the Jokaero
>>2466025Assuming it hasn't been moved and hidden away considering their value
>>2464971A. Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourself
>>2464971>A. Kill this "merchant" and his men and take his treasure and the Jokaero, who you can hand over to the inquisition for good favor or keep for yourselfGive it up to the Inquisition but we should be able to keep whatever it makes in the the time they take to pick it up.
>>2464971>Keep the dealLet's see if these finally go through
Rolled 91 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>2466154>>2466106>>2465877>>2465039>>2464999Almost as if sensing it, the men in the hangar bay tense up, as you watch the Jokaero and its cage being loaded onto the shuttle....You see several of the merchants guards, and your own men, subtlely reaching for their weapons.....It takes a moment but even your two Ogryn bodyguards seem to catch on to whats happening....
>>2466794Your practice pays off, as well as your superior numbers, as the most of the pirates are cut down before they have the chance to even draw their weapons, with even you able to draw your bolt pistol and put several bolts in the merchant, the explosive rounds blowing his chest apart and a large chunk of his shoulder, to your right, Nug, one of your Ogryn crushed a man with one hand, who was lunging at you with a chainsword....Only two of your guards sustained injuries, which are relatively minor....Rushing onto the ship, your men succesffully take the pilot and 2 of the pirates prisoner, while securing the Jokaero and the rest of the cargo, which includes weapons and almost 100,000 thrones.....The Jokaero, filthy and malnourished looks at you from its cage"Who are you human?"A. Im your new master Xenos scumB. I'm handing you back to your rightful owners(Inquisition)C. Other(Write-in)
>>2466806>Do you want to head back to Inquisition or stick with me?
>>2466806>"Who are you human?"I'm surprised it can talk. I thought they were just savants.>>2466814+1
>>2466806Ask him where it came from, and if it would be willing to work under us,and promise to treat it well.
>>2466821maybe it got bored and learned to speak just because.
Rolled 41 (1d100)>>2466814>>2466821>>2466837>>2466847You ask it if it would be willing to serve you, if you treated it well....
>>2466877The Jokaero replies with a grunt....You decide to keep it in the cage until you reach the confines of your own ship....Once unloaded onto your ship, you have the Jokaero released and fed, but kept under heavy guard in a small isolated room.....So far he? is refusing to speak to you....You decide to let the Jokaero stew for while, while you take the bridge and order the navigator to chart a course home.....The journey to Tarkon is uneventful, with no issues reported in the flotilla after transitioning back to real space.....You have the Jokaero brought to a secure location on the surface, and the money brought into a secure strongroom on the station, that you use as your treasury room....
>>2466877>if you treated it well....I meant that It would be treated well under us, if it choose to work for us, this being optional, and if it would like to return to its previous master or inquisition. Not if you work under me i will be nice, if not then i may be mean.
>>2466914As you look out from your command center you cant help but watch with excitement as the asteroid Xeroth promised you, is mined in orbit around Tarkon V. creating vast sums of wealth...Time for a financial update, including our recent takeIncome/Expense Icara Sector Tarkon IV Taxes on Surface trade 2 Gas Sales 2 Agriculture 8 Manufacturing 3 Lumber 1 Asteroid mining 5 Mining 4 Total 25 Tithe @25% -6.25 rounded down to 6 units Rorscha Taxes 1 Farms 1 Total 2 Iban Secundus currently produces no income Income after taxes 20.75 Expenses Wages(Military) -4 Vehicle Maintenance -1 Supplies -1 Warship Maintenance -2 Formal youth education system -1 Wages(Admin) -2 Total Expenses -11 Total Profits 9.75 Assets 100,000 Thrones 2 TU of trade goods Liabilities Battlecruiser loan(L'Orean) -2 Strike Cruiser loan(Vigil) -6 Battlecruiser loan(Tzavaras) -2 Battleship Loan (Shipyard) -8 The loans are paid off at a rate at 2 TU a year, but can be paid off all at once
>>2466955You are also informed of welcome news by Xeroth, who tells you that production of Tzavaras rifles has been increased and that your first full regiment, the 1st Airborne will be equipped entirely with the new rifles, replacing their old lasrifles and increasing their firepower substantially....However not all is well on the homefront, as your brother has already contacted you, saying that there have been many nobles from the countryside that are demanding action, as they are having problems keeping their labor force around, as more and more commoners flock to your budding cities, where they can find more profitable jobs working in your factories and other state industries than on the primitive farms and plantations that dot the countryside....Your advisors have come up with several ideas to alleviate the situationA. Forcibly relocate the commoners back to the farms(will lower support with them)B. Grant the lords a tax abatement(-1 TU/year) to cover their lossesC. Tell them to deal with it themselvesD. Other(write-in)
>>2466969B. Grant the lords a tax abatement(-1 TU/year) to cover their lossesGive Grants and subsidized options to modernize and turn their lands into something profitable.
>>2466969B. Grant the lords a tax abatement(-1 TU/year) to cover their losses
>>2466984>>2466983You decide to grant them a tax abatement until a better solution can be found......Since youve been away several meetings have been postponed....A young captain in your PDF wants to meet you and talk about forming a mounted regimentYour secret police have found a corruption ring and want your approval to take care of itYour advisors have proposed to you a design for a massive palace complex on the surface, a true seat of power on Tarkon IVA. The mounted regimentB. The Corruption ringC. The palaceD. Other(Write-in)
>>2467002B. The Corruption ring
>>2467002>B. The Corruption ring"Corruption" means too many things for this to not be a priority...Glad to see you back Shmeh!
>>2467002B. The Corruption ringWhat kind of corruption?
>>2467002>B. The Corruption ring
>>2467234>>2467078>>2467038>>2467009It all started when your secret police saw a major spike of lasguns and Imperial military equipment hit the black market on Tarkon....This led to an investigation by your administrators who found that one of your infantry garrison regiments has several officers colluding in a corruption scheme involving at least 3 "ghost" companies, that were listed as fully operational and manned, but only existed on paper, the corrupt officers collecting the pay of the men in the nonexistent unit for themselves and selling their equipment on the black market....The regimental commander, along with several company commanders and supply officers have been identified as the perpetrators....A. Have them arrested and publically executed for their crimesB. This is an embarrassing incident for the government, quietly have the guilty officers executed and personell brought in to bring the units back to full strengthC. Other(Write-in)
>>2468913>A. Have them arrested and publically executed for their crimesIf they're wondering if we're dealing with corruption, the answer is yes.
>>2468913A. Have them arrested and publically executed for their crimes
>>2468982>>2468969An announcement is posted and a week later the execution is held in the main square of the capital city, drawing a large crowd, the crimes are read off as each man is led up to a stage, where several nooses have been set up...Without ado, within 15 minutes they are all executed by hanging, their bodies being left for several days, with placards bearing their cards sat nearby....Your people are now abundantly aware that corruption will not be tolerated.....What should we focus on now?A. The mounted regimentB. The palaceC. Other(Write-in)
>>2469023>A. The mounted regimentLets hear him out.
>>2469023A. The mounted regiment
>>2469023A. The mounted regimentWhat kind of mounts?
>>2469023>A. The mounted regiment
>>2469490>>2469259>>2469177>>2469120Captain Vaegir, a young Serathi warrior in one of your infantry regiments has come up with a plan to field 3 mounted regiments, the logic being, that since we have a large number of troops that already have horseback riding skills and experience, it would make sense to use those skills and our ample supplies of horses to form regiments of mounted troops.Based on asking around some of your older officers with prior experience, other Imperial cavalry troops use a mix of swords, laspistols and lances....The lances are known for using a typical lance tip, with a small explosive charge packed in behind it, making the lancers a threat to infantry and some light vehicles.....A. Form the regiments(-3 TU)B. Pass on this for nowC. Other(write-in)
>>2470074>B Gonna have to pass now
>>2470074C. Other(write-in)Form a experimental company and test it before committing. Also look into alternative mounts. Something that is either more hardy and strong, or able to assist in combat.
>>2470074I'm going to back >>2470115
>>2470115This see what he comes up with and we respond accordingly to their performance.
Rolled 55 + 10 (1d100 + 10)>>2470115>>2470117>>2470149>>2470228>>2470489>>2471789You decide to put on a test to determine the effectiveness of the new regiment concept via a live fire drill, while real ammunition is not used, referees around your troops, tap on men that would have been killed in battle, to indicate theyve fallen.....The first test is a mounted company against an infantry company on open ground, where the infantry have formed firing ranks, the cavalry must cross over half a mile of open terrain to attack the infantry.....
>>2471896The will of the cavalry is strong(although its a simulation) as the infantry hold their position to the last minute, and in a real battle your cavalry wouldve taken heavy casualties on the approach, however, the infantry break upon contact with your cavalry, and its likely they wouldve been cut down in their entirety...There is also a few test designs made based on deathrider lances, which are tested on various targets...Including a prisoner tied to a post, an old broken down chimera and a piece of power armorAgainst the prisoner, the lance pierces through most of his body, before the explosive charge, turns the prisoner into a pink mist, leaving old his legs and his head and shoulders somewhat intact....On the chimera, the first lance is unable to penetrate the armor, but a second lance striking near the same spot blows a small gap in the armor.... Large enough to throw a grenade through or stick the muzzle of a pistol into.....Finally against the power armor, 3 entire lances attempting to stab it fail,to penetrate, the blast from the explosive leaving a small mark.....
>>2471898A. Form 3 full regiments of mounted troops(-3 TU)B. Form a single mounted regiment, and test them in actual combat(-1 TU)C. Pass on forming the regimentsD. Other(Write-in)
>>2471896>The will of the cavalry is strong(although its a simulation) as the infantry hold their position to the last minute, and in a real battle your cavalry wouldve taken heavy casualties on the approach,Make the cavalry more armored, or have some light vehicles, give them shields, or have a vanguard of light vehicles?>Finally against the power armor, 3 entire lances attempting to stab it fail,to penetrate, the blast from the explosive leaving a small mark.....That's one tough armor.>>2471912>B. Form a single mounted regiment, and test them in actual combat(-1 TU)Do some more tests, find what they're good in, then refine and implement it fully. They seem best for raids, skirmishes, and anti-tank.What type of combat do we see? How much TU do we have?>>2457380Any other stats not included in the pastebin? Who maintains it?
>>2471912B. Form a single mounted regiment, and test them in actual combat(-1 TU)
>>2471912B. Form a single mounted regiment, and test them in actual combat(-1 TU)Lets refine and develop this unit a bit more and have some better weapons and more powerful mounts that have great stamina and endurance.
>>2471912B. Form a single mounted regiment, and test them in actual combat(-1 TU)>>2471930We've seen various different kinds of combat so far depending on the planet and terrain. I don't think we've had many open fields so far, although I believe we have quite a few on the main planet.
>>2471912> Form a different regiment - Dragoons (mounted infantry) useful for mobility for skirmishing and raiding. Armed with:LascarbinesKrak/frag missile launchersGrenadesSabresMortars in each platoonHeavy stubber in each squadHighly mobile, hard hitting, has organic fire support... just the thing for rapid deployments against everything from insurgents to light armored vehicles, or for deep raids over rough terrain.
>>2471898>an old broken down chimera and>>2471930>anti-tank.Scouting, more-so.>>2472071Once we refine the mounts, have each of the 3 regiments specialize in different roles?>>2472879+1
>>2472883We can transform the mounted unit into dragoons down the line if we want, or some other mobile force, or expand it, I just want to see what can be developed and how effective.
Does the nobility have their own troops
>>2471930I maintain the pastebin periodically, I will update with an entry on the Tarkonian warhounds
>>2471930>>2472011>>2472071>>2472624>>2472879>>2472883>>2472890You decide to pay 1 TU to form the 1st Cavalry regiment, with the option to form new more specialized regiments around cavalry in the future....You will make sure they are used at the next opportunity on a campaign that suits their role for further testing of the cavalry regiment concept....Having spent the last few days doing regular paperwork and testing the cavalry regiment, you are pleased to hear that the woodhogs have been succesfully introduced into a small forested island a few miles off the main landmass on Tarkon in the northern hemisphere, creating a small game preserve, which is set to open in a few months, as luxurious hunting cabins are being built for the high end clientele that is expected to frequent there.....
>>2473456You are presented by a proposal from some of your administrators with plans for a massive palace complex, complete with fortifications, and space for you, your family and hundreds of noble guests in the palace complex itself....It would be both a practical and prestige project as it will give you a proper headquarters on the surface as well as giving you an official place stay, as your currently have some luxury apartments in the capital city as well as access to all villas in the countryside, and your luxury quarters on your space station.....A. Construct the palace complex(-4 TU)B. Pass for nowC. Other(Write-in)
>>2473466Can we inset focus it as an Imperial Military Complex with the Palace being the secondary part of it?
>>2473466B. Pass for nowShould spend on economy.
>>2473466B. Pass for now
>>2473502>>2473495You decide to pass for now on plans for the palace project, and save your money for projects that will improve economic growth....Several weeks pass, as you catch up on paperwork and review production reports when you are alerted in your office, by the blare of the alarms on the spacestation, you quickly get up, and buckle on your heavy belt, along with your boltpistol holster and personal power sword before briskly walking down the corridor, two of your personal guard a few feet behind you....You sit in the command chair and see an old beat down freighter on the edge of the system, small even in the pict-captures from the Warspite, your closest ship to the freighter....They approach for another minute before contacting you over an Imperial channel on the VoxThe freighter captain reports seeing a flotilla of hostile ships in the Purveyon system, a brief review of the system in our archives reveals almost nothing on the system, and it appears to just be a place where merchants pass through....The captain tells you that they were in orbit around one of the planets in the system, and that they sent a ship to pursue the freighter, but the captain was able to keep his distance to escape.A. We need to respond to this threat immediately! Muster our fleet!B. We need to prepare to meet the foe! Call our allies!C. Report this to Crusade command and let them handle the threatD. Other(Write-in)
>>2473532>Check data for enemy ship classifications >If they are larger then what we can handle, call an ally or so. If its deal-able, then we can head out ourselves.
>>2473566Unfortunately the augur scanners on the freighter were lowpowered and low quality and can only report 10 contacts around the planet, while it was an escort ship that chased the freighter, although they dont know what type
>>2473584B. We need to prepare to meet the foe! Call our allies!
>>2473532A. We need to respond to this threat immediately! Muster our fleet!
>>2473685>>2473598You decide to muster your fleet for battle, while putting out the call to your allies....The fleet is expected to be ready within 3 days, we must also prepare our ground forces in the case of a battle on the surface of the planet itself....Unfortunately the geography and conditions of the planet are unknown...You can carry 5 regiments, plus special forces and airsupportAvailable arePlanetary Defense ForcesVeteran forces grant a +5 to all combat rolls, as the represent units that have combat experienceElite forces grant a +5 roll, and represents a higher quality of training and equipment, elite troops in our forces are equipped with void sealed carapace armor and a higher percentage of special and rare weapons compared to a regular regimentAugmented grants a +5 to all combat rolls, as the unit consists of biologically augmented troops, through various genetic manipulations, these troops are stronger, faster and more resilient than regular human troops, although the genetic alterations can have adverse affects on the subjects, including sterilization and early organ failureSpace Marine- Unit has +10 to all combat rolls, representing the unsurpassed strength and ability of the Emperor's Angels of Death themselves, these units are dedicated, lifelong warriors, able to equip power armor, and wield heavy weaponsOgryn- These massive abhumans, while not the most intelligent servants of the Emperor, are incredibly tough and strong, and make good close range defenders and shock troops(+20 to all close combat rolls) 2,000 Elite stormtrooper bodyguards(elite, veteran)- formed into the 1st and 2nd Storm regiments10,000 Mechanized troops(elite, veteran)- formed into 10 regiments10,000 Airborne troops(elite, veteran)- formed into 10 regiments10,000 Ranger troops(elite,veteran)- formed into 10 regiments4,000 Airborne mercenaries(elite,veteran)- formed into 4 regiments2,500 Solar Auxilia(elite, augmented, veteran)- formed into 2 above strength regiments20,000 Infantry troops- formed into 20 regiments, armed with lasrifles and flak armor24 Luna Wolf Astartes(elite,veteran, augmented, space marine)2 Dark Angel Astartes(elite, veteran, augmented, space marine)22 Neophyte Astartes(elite, augmented)- with geneseeds from the Dark Angels, Luna Wolves and World Eaters4 Orgyn Squads(Ogryn)5,000 Elite combined arms troops(elite, veteran)- formed into 5 Regiments, orginally part of the Valoran Assault Corps Select which regiments are to join this operation
>>2473741Astartes troops and Orgyn do not count as regiments, and can be brought along with rest of your regiments you select
>>2472919The nobility on Tarkon iv do retain sone of their troops, although economic and social changes you have made twice their power and wealth, your administrators estimate they could field 50,000 troops altogether, although they lack modern training and equipment
>>247374112 Neophyte Astartes2 Orgy Squads>1 Storm Regiments>2 Mechanized Regiments2 Infantry regiments
>>2473741>Elite forces grant a +5 roll, and represents a higher quality of training and equipment, elite troops in our forces are equipped with void sealed carapace armor and a higher percentage of special and rare weapons compared to a regular regimentLets try and make elite veteran forces>Augmented grants a +5 to all combat rolls, as the unit consists of biologically augmented troops, through various genetic manipulations, these troops are stronger, faster and more resilient than regular human troops, although the genetic alterations can have adverse affects on the subjects, including sterilization and early organ failureTest these guys out a bit more.>Airborne troops(elite, veteran)->Airborne mercenaries(elite,veteran)-May be making planet fall>Ranger troops(elite,veteran)-Planet may be junglely
>>2473741Several of the senior Astartes call a meeting with you upon hearing about deployment of troops...Zachias wants to put the new neophytes through their paces by exposing them to a live combat operation.....Harlan, the leader of the Luna Wolves also, wanted to show you something....(You never looked into the cache of undisclosed 30k wargear stored on Wrath of Manachea)He would like to support the operation, as he and his warriors have grown bored and inpatient in the absence of combat.....He shows you a warehouse where the gear is kept, which in addition to housing several thousand astartes power armor suits, and millions of rounds of bolter ammuntion, he presents you with a squadron of Xiphon intercepter fighters, a storm bird and a pair of Mastodon heavy assault vehicles....The astartes offer to operate the fighters and storm bird as air support for the upcoming campaign, as well as provide a drop pod of terminators for close assaults....
>>2473854>Accept it>Also put the neonates through the ringer
>>2473803I copied and pasted that post mostly from the pastebin, I didnt include the part that describes your secret police/internal security forces, which is made up of your storm trooper regiments and 2 regiments worth of mechanized and airborne troopsIn addition if you go along yourself, you will always be accompanied by at least a full company of your personal guards which dont count towards the assault force carrying capacity, made up of troops from several sources, most notably your native Tarkonian warriors
>>2473803>>2473810You decide to accept the Astartes assistance as well as deploy the neophytes for the battleYou decide to deploy1 mechanized regiment2 airborne regiments1 ranger regiment1 infantry regimentYour fleet is resupplied and prepared for the journey to the Purveyon systemAll ships are going through final checks and your ground forces are loaded and ready for action....You are alerted as 3 contacts are detected at the edge of the system...To your relief, you hear Johan's voice over the vox"So you I heard you could use some help...."Johan has added a lunar class cruiser and two sword class escorts to your fleetWhich consists of2 Cobra-class missile boats- effective against enemy capital ships1 Claymore-class corvette, the redline- a good screening vessel against enemy strike craft and escorts1 Hecate-class light carrier, Absolution- a light carrier captured from chaos forces, serves as a light carrier1 Dagon-class Grand Cruiser- a relic of the Great crusade,brought to us through the warp, effective all around warship1 Overlord Class- Battlecruiser, in the Indomitable, rebuilt from the scrapped hull of a chaos capital ship, combines cruiser speed with battlehship firepower, its armed with potent long range macrocannons, lances and a potent nova cannon
>>2474200Shortly before you leave, you are also joined by the Crusaders of Dorn, in their Strike Cruiser, while providing the half-strength company they promised for your next campaign....You must decide to join the force yourself or send one of your subordinates in overall command of the operation....A. Go yourselfB. Place General Dyades in command, as he commands overall ground forcesC. Place Admiral Felix in command, as he is our space forces commanderD. Other(Write-in)
>>2474211C. Place Admiral Felix in command, as he is our space forces commander
>>2473443Great, thanks.>>2473854>(You never looked into the cache of undisclosed 30k wargear stored on Wrath of Manachea)Woops.>>2473858+1>>2473774How are the nobles? Could we switch from monarchism to republican?>>2474211>C. Place Admiral Felix in command, as he is our space forces commanderMost of this will be in space. He seems better at that than us.What are the MC's specialties? Governing?
>>2474211A. Go yourself
>>2474323>>2474241You decide to place admiral Felix in overall command of the forceThe Fleet succesfully makes the jump through the warp, coming through intact and ready to fight as the enemy fleet comes into view....Scans read 10 contacts, and upon further scanning it looks like a Chaos raiding fleet, lead by a battle-cruiser, and is made up of that Battlecruiser, along with 3 cruisers and 6 escorts....After a few minutes the enemy fleet seems to be on the move, having noticed your fleet entering the systems....Although its hard to tell, it appears they took on several transports from the surface before leaving the planet, a dusty red desert world...It doesnt take long for the fleet to make their way to the edge of the system, as your fleet approaches the planetA. Position to engage the enemy fleetB. Stay the course to the planet
>>2474323Our main character is a noble born to prominent family in the Imperium and has bonuses to charisma and diplomacy, as well as connections to his house>>2474323The nobility is slightly resentful of your rule, which has eroded their wealth, influence and power, through new technology, and reorganizing the planet to be more efficient, while its hard to call it that now, a number of commoners and lesser nobles have begun to from the nucleus of a new middle class on Tarkon IV, as more and more of your people are trading on the surface, via the road system and cheap utility trucks produced in your cities....
>>2474438A. Position to engage the enemy fleet
>>2474448>The nobility is slightly resentful of your rule, which has eroded their wealth, influence and power, through new technology, and reorganizing the planet to be more efficient,Taste the power of industrialism!>while its hard to call it that now, a number of commoners and lesser nobles have begun to from the nucleus of a new middle class on Tarkon IV, as more and more of your people are trading on the surface, via the road system and cheap utility trucks produced in your cities....Sweet. The lower and middle class is the sweet spot for an economy anyways.>>2474438>Scans read 10 contacts, and upon further scanning it looks like a Chaos raiding fleet, lead by a battle-cruiser, and is made up of that Battlecruiser, along with 3 cruisers and 6 escorts....Oh shit.>A. Position to engage the enemy fleetWe can't let them get away with this, assuming we can handle them. It's best to not have to fight on two fronts, anyways. >>2474200>Johan has added a lunar class cruiser and two sword class escorts to your fleetShould be enough.Is it possible to get planetary defenses to assist?
>>2474512>>2474509You decide to move the fleet to intercept the traitorous chaos scum.....Unfortunately as you move towards the enemy fleet, they jump out of the system, and you lose tracking of the enemy fleetA. Move into orbit around the planetB. Wait at the edge of the system for them to jump back into the system....C. Other(Write-in)
>>2474538A. Move into orbit around the planet>C leave some mines where they jumped out?
>>2474538>Unfortunately as you move towards the enemy fleet, they jump out of the system, and you lose tracking of the enemy fleetI'm not surprised. >>2474541+1Hopefully we can contact the planet in time.
>>2474554>>2474541Im not familiar with space based mines in 40k so we cant deploy those unfortunately, however you move to the planet and keep your two cobras on watch, as they can easily outrun any enemy ship....Closer scans of the planet reveal activity on two locations...There seems to be some sort of ancient ruin complex on the planet, where what appears to be blood pact forces have set up a base camp, and are looking for something, as well as large escavation site, where you can see the partially uncovered massive statue of some sort of figure, as well as several smaller escavation sites....A. Strike the templeB. Strike the dig sitesC. Other(Write-in)
>>2474725A. Strike the temple
>>2474725>Im not familiar with space based mines in 40k so we cant deploy those unfortunately,They're like naval mines, but in space. Same things like proximity or weight activation from what I read. Or did you mean power class?>A. Strike the templeThey're Chaos. Best to weaken their religious influence.
>>2474745>>2474736Your forces prepare to strike the temple ruins....It could hold valuable artifiacts or something else the chaos forces are looking for, should we still launch orbital strikes against the target before deploying ground forces?A. Hold off, we cant risk collateral damage to the structure and whatever it holdsB. Do it, the risks are worth it, no mercy to the heretic!C. Other(Write-in)
>>2474803A. Hold off, we cant risk collateral damage to the structure and whatever it holds
>>2474803>It could hold valuable artifiacts or something else the chaos forces are looking for, should we still launch orbital strikes against the target before deploying ground forces?Is this a Chaos temple or a regular temple?
>>2474823unknown, but it appears to be of xenos origin
>>2474830Got it.>>2474803>C. Other(Write-in)Precision strikes with spotters or on request from forces.Can we launch a smoke barrage to cover our landing?
Rolled 54 + 15 (1d100 + 15)>>2474840>>2474822You decide to hold off on an initial strike, rather relying on ground forces to call in orbital fire support when necessary, also due to strikes from orbit being more precise when assisted by targeting information from ground forces, especially now that we have issued several of the new markerlights we purchased from L'Orean to company commanders and special forces....You decide to proceed with the insertion of several squads of your best airborne troops and neophytes to perform a recon of the defenses around the xenos temple ruins and to call in precision strikes....You have the regiment land several miles away from the temple entrance as well and form up for an assault....The inserted special teams of droptroopers are armed with the Tzavaras Mk2 rifles, giving them considerably superior range and firepower compared to their standard lasriflesYour neophytes are deployed in 2 12 man squads, each led by a veteran Luna Wolf Astartes warrior....Each neophyte team is equipped with Tzavaras rifles, sniper rifles and bolt rifles, with a single man in each group bringing a missile launcher and heavy bolter to provide some fire support.....They are inserted by Valkryie several miles away from the temple ruins as well, and will have to stealthily traverse through the barren red terrain......Rolling a dice+1d100+15(Troop bonus for elite, veteran and augmented)
Rolled 77 + 15 (1d100 + 15)>>2474925
Rolled 7 + 15 (1d100 + 15)>>2474925>Rolling a dice+1d100+15(Troop bonus for elite, veteran and augmented)>>2474941Are we rolling too?
>>2474950Wait, I fucking derped. oof
Rolled 80 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>2474925>>247492569 a middling successYour men manage to approach the temple ruins undetected for a time, but one of the neophyte squads are ambushed by a group of Loxatl warriors....One of them dives upon one of the neophyte warriors, digging its claws into the young astartes chest, while the other Loxatl fire their strange xenos weapons cutting down one of the Neophyte snipers, before being gunned down by fire from the rest of the squad, the sergeant manages to stab the Loxatl warrior ontop of the Neophyte with his combat knife, ripping off the xeno warrior and unloading several bolter rounds into its head and upper torso before seeing to the wounded Neophyte, who wont be able to be medivaced until the attack is underway, as sending a Valkyrie in that close to pick him up would be dangerous and reveal the recon teams presence...The rest of the teams make it into position and have provided pict scans of the base, which shows a well entrenched position, including several Tarantula defense turrets, trenches, and sandbag barriers, as well as several squadrons of aircraft....Markerlights have been set on several prime targets around the ruins by your recon teams and are currently uplinking targeting data to your ships in orbit....
Rolled 74 (1d100)>>2474979100, a great result the two salvos from the guns of Wrath of Manachea and Indominitable blow a major hole the heretic defenses, completely annilating an entire section of turrets, heavy weapons and trench network while the other salvo destroyed a large number of enemy aircraft while they were still on the ground....The enemy defences are still formidable in some areas though, as the bloodpact stirs, and several squadrons of enemy aircraft scramble, while you can see from orbit several groups of vehicles preparing for a counter attack....First I will roll for the effectiveness of the enemy defense and counterattack
Rolled 76 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>2475062The enemy aircraft and ground vehicles launch a suprisingly well coordinated counter attack on your mechanized troops that have already landed, your lack of anti-aircraft weapon on display, as avenger attack craft and valkyries make attack runs on your troops, their heavy stubbers and heavy bolters hull mounted on vehicles and a handful of dismounted heavy weapons squads providing the only protection and answer to the rain of death falling on your men, several chimeras and leman russ tanks are destroyed and disabled before enemy ground vehicles, led by Tauros venators, armed with lascannons who take a further toll, on your forces...
>>247508696 a great resultWhile the heretic counter attack was powerful it pales in comparison to the combined might of the Emperor coming down on their ragged host, as the Crusaders of Dorn deploy a thunderhawk and droppod laden with Astartes warriors while your airborne forces join the assault, launching an airstrike on the hole in the heretic line, and landing airborne troops as close as possible to the entrance of the temple ruins....Due to their quality of training and superior equipment your men are able to overcome the disorganized troops around the temple entrance with relative ease, the Tzavaras rifles issued to some of your airborne troops providing a decisive firepower advantage in small unit battles....The Luna Wolves provide support in the form of aircover from their stormbird gunship and Xiphon fighters who sweep the skies of enemy aircraft, before turning their powerful assault cannons on enemy ground targets
>>2475116The ships are nearly ready to launch another salvo of orbital support, when the chaos warships reappear in the system, this time they have added another cruiser and 2 more escorts to their numbers...A. Move the fleet to engageB. Stay put, make them come to usC. Pull the fleet out of the system, abandoning our ground forcesD. Other(Write-in)
>>2475139>Fighting retreat over time
>>2475086>your lack of anti-aircraft weapon on display,I regret not giving them anti-aircraft units.>>2475139>B. Stay put, make them come to usTry and reclaim any planetary defenses by the time they arrive.>>2475153+1. Prevent them from making any further progress on excavation during the battle.>>2473456>You decide to pay 1 TU to form the 1st Cavalry regiment, with the option to form new more specialized regiments around cavalry in the future....>>2473741How come the Cavalry wasn't included in this list?
>>2475158Forgot to include them, my bad
>>2475139>B. Stay put, make them come to us
>>2475153>>2475158>>2475164>>2475709>>2476193You decide to have the fleet have a fighting retreat with the enemy fleet....A. Deploy the rest of our ground forces to the surface as quickly as possibleB. Attempt to pick up as many men as possible before leaving orbitC. Other(Write-in)
>>2475139>C. Pull the fleet out of the system, abandoning our ground forces>>2477915>A. Deploy the rest of our ground forces to the surface as quickly as possibleWould this be the same?
>>2477924Not necessarily as our ground forces havent entirely been deployed, also I was mainly trying to figure out exactly what you guys meant when you said fighting retreat, I shouldve said that earlier
>>2474438>>2477943How long did it take for us to get here? If we return with reinforcements I'm wondering how much progress they might make.Are there any anti-orbital or anti-air defenses we could capture?Does anyone else occupy this planet?
>>2477915C. Other(Write-in)Deploy half of all the men on ships, we may need to do some boarding actions later. Save some Astartes for that, and some elite infantry.
>>2477947There are some heavy weapons emplacements, and tarantula defense turrets that could be reprogrammed by a techpriest on the surface, there arent really any anti-orbital defenses on the planetThe bloodpact forces also control the escavation site, which we have not attacked on the surface
>>2477915A. Deploy the rest of our ground forces to the surface as quickly as possible, Rotate those that are empty to the battle.We cannot ally them to get to the planet and recover the artifacts
>>2477989Not gonna try and cap some enemy ships?
>>2477967>>2477970>>2477989Deploy the units that are better at planetary than boarding combat, like the vehicles. Have them capture and reprogram the emplacements, then entrench. Maintain the threat of retaliation.The rest are kept for boarding to prevent their landing.>>2475139I think we're outnumbered in ships, can we call reinforcements?>>2477989>We cannot ally them to get to the planet and recover the artifacts>ally themAllow them?
>>2478021I just woke up. I meant allow.>>2478012Capturing them costs money for us to repair, Far easier to kill something then it is to capture.
>>2478021They only have one more ship that us, We got 3 ships from an ally supporting us.>>2478031.....Compared to buying an entirely new ship?We could at least get scrap for it, and salvage some weapons and tech probably. Heck gellar fields if they still have em would be worth repairing and putting back into service.
>>2478039You need to rip it down to the bare bones, get it REblessed and then rebuild it. Honestly a new ship is better off unless we were rolling in money again. Also yet again, We didn't come here to capture ships.
>>2478031>>2478039All we have to focus on destroying are the transports, if we do that then their objective is lost.>>2474438>Scans read 10 contacts, and upon further scanning it looks like a Chaos raiding fleet, lead by a battle-cruiser, and is made up of that Battlecruiser, along with 3 cruisers and 6 escorts.…We could focus on either destroying or capturing the battle-cruiser, which will be enough to rout the rest. >>2474438>Although its hard to tell, it appears they took on several transports from the surface before leaving the planet, a dusty red desert world...I'm not sure what stuff will be on a Chaos Battlecruiser, but there's a good chance of uncorrupted artifacts from prior raids and excavations.Which ship do you want to try capturing?
>>2478056Intact ones that would require little overhaul, or just the big one. We honestly need more escorts and screening vessels.>>2478054>You need to rip it down to the bare bones, get it REblessed and then rebuild it.Maybe we can make a business out of it......
>>2478097>Intact ones that would require little overhaul, or just the big one. We honestly need more escorts and screening vessels.I'd like to go for the Battlecruiser solely for the potential artifacts and intel stored within. However that will be the hardest to board, and I don't know how bad the corruptive influence is on flagships.Is it possible to decorrupt a Chaos artifact?>Maybe we can make a business out of it......I'd be down, it's how salvaging businesses start.
>>2478113Anything is possible with brother Dimetrius!
>>2477989>>2478021You decide to drop off as many troops as you can, keeping a small contingent of elite troops on your ships for boarding actions....On the surface below you order your men to take over enemy defenses where possible, and create a defensible perimeter around the temple ruins, with your two infantry regiments and as many of their standard artillery pieces and heavy equipment we are able to carry down in shorter reinforcing and creating defensive positions....However that leaves the question of the escavation site and the temple ruins themselves, which upon inspection by a few recon squads, appears to be an ancient underground city, and seems to filled with bloodpact troops, who have dug-in with heavy bolters, autocannons and seem to have a trooper behind every corner and pillar in the complex....First Librarian Brannock, fresh off helping your sister, leads the Crusaders of Dorn task force, consisting of a squad of terminators supported by well armed tactical marine veterans...They along with your Luna Wolf Terminators have proven instrumental in the airborne assault, catching defenders offguard and easily overwhelming the enemies human soldiers in close combat.....The Crusaders of Dorn advise they lead the assault into the underground ruins, their elite power armored astartes troops clearing a path for the rest of our forces... Including most of the 1st Ranger regiment, who while they are elite veterans, equipped with carapace armor, and well armed with grenades, plenty of ammunition and lots of special weapons, with most squads having a grenade launcher, flamer, and a plasma rifle or Tzavaras rifle, in addition to a variety of close combat weapons, including the occasional power weapon, chainweapons and some warriors carrying unauthorized Tarkonian battle axes and Serathi longswords, their primitive edges still more than capable of hacking a mans limbs off or inflicting mortal wounds......A. Recall the Astartes troops for use in boarding actionsB. Have the Astartes spearhead the assault in the ruinsC. Other(Write-in)
>>2478428B. Have the Astartes spearhead the assault in the ruinsI'd rather we be able to secure the planet and come back with as few losses before it being invaded again
>>2478428B. Have the Astartes spearhead the assault in the ruinsIf we disable the ships and their ability to run or attack, we should have plenty of time.
Rolled 91 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>2478473>>2478461You decide to have the Astartes lead the spearhead against the heretic troops dug into the ruins.....The Astartes from both the Crusaders of Dorn and Luna Wolves lead the assault into the tunnels, followed up by the 1st Ranger regiment, who find themselves doing much of the fighting as the Astartes are spread thinner and thinner through the fighting in the underground ruins, with squads taking the lead in the assault in separate sections of the ruins....First Librarian Bannock leads his terminators first into battle, he himself wielding a deadly force sword and a hurricane bolter while the rest of this squad are armed with storm hammers/shields or powerswords and shields....In the meantime your warships begin to form up the space above the planet, much to your relief the 2 new contacts jumping into the system are the admech cruiser and an escort coming at the best of Magos Xeroth to aid us against the heretic raiding fleet.....
>>2478515Jesus chirst, That's a great roll for once for once.
>>2478515The fighting is brutal, but the heretic troops stand little chance against the Astartes, backed by elite human troops as Brannock leads the loyalist forces in a relentless push against the heretics, often completely slaughtering or routing whole groups of the enemy before they can fall back and regroup in good order creating a sense of panic amongst the heretics....Several more hours of intense fighting go by, as your troops clear the ruins room by room, corridor by corridorThe current casualties come in at 2 fallen Astartes, along with a half dozen more woundedThe 1st Ranger regiment has taken 50 casualties, with 20dead and 30 wounded, half of them taking serious enough wounds that they will never be able to serve The force invading the ruins is contacted over the Vox on an open channel"I am Captain Saalfeld of the 9th Kraveth Garrison regiment""We have been forced to fight by the Bloodpact, after our garrison was besieged and ran out of food and was forced to surrender""We are currently positioned in the lower level of the city, we have killed the Bloodpact overseers""Please have mercy on us! We do not wish to fight! We will throw down our arms if you promise us our lives!""We only wish to go home!"A. Its a trap, continue the assaultB. Press forward, but hold fire unless directly fired upon, we will hear them outC. They have taken up arms with heretics, voluntarily or not, the penalty for heresy is death!D. Other(Write-in)
>>2478554D. Other(Write-in)Throw down arms and come out peacefully, we shall see what we can do. (Penal Battalions for 10 years.)
>>2478554B. Press forward, but hold fire unless directly fired upon, we will hear them out>They will meet us with there weapons thrown down.
>>2478554Oh adding too my post here >>2478572>Check to see if this person was actually assigned here or not
Rolled 13 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>2478574>>2478572>>2478568The training, experience and superior equipment of your troops really shows as your eliminate the last pockets of resistance in the 1st level of the ruins complex, seemingly consisting of small apartment sized dwellingsCarapace armor saves men from wounds and serious death as it stand up well to lasrifle fire, with most casualties coming from enemy grenades and heavy weapon positions....It doesnt take long for the first squads to enter the lower level, where they are met by surrendering soldiers at several defensive strongpoints, however several men are killed by a strongpoint that pretended to surrender opening fire after your men had gone out into the open...A quick questioining of some of the surrendering quickly reveals that they dont control all the strongpoints, and that some are manned by bloodpact troops, while other groups of Kraveth troops failed to kill their overseers and are still fighting under bloodpact command.....After another hour of fighting, over 500 men have surrendered and the remaining resistance is petering off in the second level, as the bloodpact troops seem to be falling back deeper into the ruin complex....The first recon teams entering the third level, show what looks like texts on the walls and more statues and other items of interest, clearly some sort of temple or political structure....It is in a section of the chambers of this third level where most of the surviving bloodpact troops have gathered to make their final stand.....
>>2478596The assault against the final bloodpact positions in the third level goes poorly, with an Astartes squad getting badly mauled by well executed ambush with a well hidden autocannon killing several Crusaders of Dorn and missile launcher armed troops bringing down one of the mighty terminatorsThe rangers take their fair share of casualties as well, as the skill and equipment quality seems much higher against the troops in the final level, with many of them armed with special and heavy weapons and wearing carapace armor....In one instance a well hidden enemy sniper was able to hold up nearly an entire company of your troops, dropping 4 men before being eliminated by multiple designated marksmen who had to be called in to deal with the threat....They also seem to be more fanatical as well, launching ambushes with melee weapons, and attacking with a ferocity matched by your men, whose feral worlds roots increasingly show in the brutal hand-to-hand combat in the tight corridors and small rooms of the ruins, as rifles are eschewn by both sides for combat knifes, chainswords, Tarkonian battle axes, and Serathi Longswords.....
Rolled 86 + 20 (1d100 + 20)>>2478609
Rolled 68 (1d100)>>2478612The second attempt is met with much greater success, as it seems the enemies elite troops have exhausted themselves against you, using much of their ammunition and spending most of their lives in a series of vicious well-coordinated counter attacks that proved costly for both sides....With designated marksmen, armed with sniper rifles and Tzavaras rifles, picking off the defenders from the distance, squads move in on positions of pinned down enemy troops, clearing them with grenades and flamers...Your troops are able to clear the remaining resistance, with a small number of bloodpact troops actually trying to surrender as the final section was taken, but were brutally slaughtered, by your men whose bloodlust has reached peak levels....Outside the ruins, the heretics detecting your ships no longer able to support your forces, have launched a large scale counter attack against your positions around the templeRolling for enemy attack
>>2478620The enemy forces, lead by several large groups of vehicles, consisting of leman russ tanks and chimeras supported by ground attack aircraft take a toll on your defenders, with dug-in heavy weapons, and brave soldiers, destroying enemy vehicles up close with missile launchers at heavy loss with almost 200 casualties taken, mostly men manning the trenches around the ruins holding the line against enemy armor and air attacksA. Order a counter attack against the hereticsB. Hold our positions for nowC. Other(Write-in)
>>2478651B. Hold our positions for nowWe have the defensive, and they need to be bled far more dry
>>2478651>B. Hold our positions for nowWe already have units clearing the temple, let's not launch an offensive on two fronts.
>>2478651>B. Hold our positions for now
>>2475139Sorry guys i intended to do a couple posts last night but got busy. Should be able to do it this week and Sunday for sure. In the meantime feel free to discuss
>>2478139>battle sister haremI'm still holding on to the dream, we can do it guys!
>>2478139>>2483002We could once we return the temple artifacts to the Ecclesiarchy. But why would we do that when we could get an exotic harem instead?
>>2483719Because Battle sister harem is best harem you silly heretic, besides why not both?
How hard would it be (how expensive) to form a few new regiments with hand me downs from the newer units getting refitted with new gear. We can probably raise 10 new pdf regiments for low cost and just give them a uniform since we have like over 100k lasguns and flakguard armour in storage.I really think we should buff up the numbers, if only so they can take the brunt of casualties and not our more elite and valuable forces.Just think how valuable and irreplaceable some of the men are. 1 Astartes is easily worth 1000 men and a veteran soldier worth 10 men, elite veteran soldiers probably twice or thrice that!We also need escape pods, or survivability options for our ships so we do no suffer another incident like the loss of Edge of Tommorow with all hands.
>>2490429>loss of Edge of Tommorow with all hands.Was this a ship name or is this a reference?
>>2490755It was one of our ships aye.