Archive for February, 2014

February 27, 2014

More Theros

We moved away from Draft this week because Zanfus complained about it, and everyone (apart from Zanfus, who won) agreed that it was a bit of a disaster. From the pool of cards we each chose 75 cards with which to build a 40 card deck.

Without the draft mechanic in place there was no way to control the concentration of colours, nor change strategy based on the efficacy of the card synergy. What we were faced with was a pile of random cards that (unless you were lucky) did not work terribly well together unless you were prepared to construct a 3-colour deck (and sometimes, not even then).

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February 20, 2014

Da Bludeed Skullz v Mandingo Fandango

Slither Slob the Beast made his debut in this game; and spent most of it either Really Stupid or dishing out girly slaps that failed to even knock over the opposition, never mind cause a casualty. The Mandingo Fandango support looked on incredulously at this new recruit’s feeble attempts at blocking and roundly booed him at the final whistle.

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February 8, 2014

Fun League Season 17 is Underway! have kicked off their Season 17 Blood Bowl Season and I’m trying something new with a Nurgle team, so without further ado, here is the report from week 1:

Harrysan’s Heroes 0-1 Mandingo Fandango

A new Khorne team versus a new Nurgle team meant the turnovers came thick and fast, with plenty of skulls and both-downs leaving both coaches plans in disarray.

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