Fantasy is a women's fragrance by Elizabeth Arden, and is endorsed by Britney Spears. The ad's tagline is "Everybody has one"...Ummm let's try this again. "Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. Many works within the genre take place in imaginary worlds where magic is common. Fantasy is generally distinguished from science fiction and horror by the expectation that it steers clear of (pseudo-)scientific and macabre themes, respectively, though there is a great deal of overlap between the three, all of which are subgenres of speculative fiction". (Wikipedia) When it comes to table top gaming Games Workshops Warhammer Fantasy springs to mind. It is indeed a world that uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element. Today's "Sunday Best" each delve into this world by exploring the Ogre Kingdoms recent release.
Ogre #1 - The Dice Abide: In Defense of HuntersAfter a few games under his belt with the Ogre Kingdoms new codex Adam-B feels the Ogre Hunter is an under utilized unit in the codex. Not wanting to make a bold statement with nothing to back it up he goes over the Hunter in detail to examine his strengths and weaknesses. From here he conjures up three viable ways that a Hunter can be employed that exploits his strengths and mitigates his weaknesses.
Wolves for the Wolf God: Ogre Kingdom (Slave) Giants are they Worth it?
Skarvald the Troll-faced could easily change his name to Skarvald the Ogre-faced as his is one hard blogger to look at. His post this week on Ogre Kingdom Giants was pleasing to the eyes. He explores three viable roles for the inclusion of a Giant while looking for ways that army as a whole can help exploit the Giant. He makes for one hell of an argument and even managed to convince some of his followers to give one a try.
IMMATERIUM PRESS: Size Matters - Ogre Kingdoms First Impressions
Dan Byer leaves an Ogre sized footprint in the world of Blogging with his gut filling overview of the Ogre Kingdoms codex. His words of wisdom are from that of an experienced Fantasy player and from that of an opposing general. After the dust had settled he and his friend compared how the new army booked fared and examined the short falling of the army. From here he leaves that Ogre sized footprint I mentioned by throwing up an all comers army list that address the concerns he saw his his opponents list while explaining each of his choices.
These three Ogres are but the tip of spear in terms of blog post about the new Ogre Kingdom army book. I threw in my hat with a Haiku about Ogres earlier in the week while many others debated the finer points of the codex. These three however dressed up in their Sunday Best and demonstrated that they each could wear Britney Spears' fragrance Fantasy with the elegance of woman.