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Friday, November 28, 2014
Finally beat the Ogre!
Game after game, introducing new players to Ogre, I always played the defender in the introductory scenario. I've never been able to defeat the attacking Ogre, until a game last week. My opponent had played a few games previously, so I didn't give him many hints as he charged his Mark III cybertank at my command post.
I took out his main battery, and he ended up using his missiles to destroy a GEV and a missile tank. I had some good rolling taking out his treads, and I was able to stop the Ogre far from the command post--and I still had a pair of GEVs and my two howitzers. I'm proud of finally destroying the Ogre before it took out my CP. Now to take on the Mark V ...