Thursday, 20 September 2012

MuffBoots

Given we're all up for more than one tourney per year, Kasfunatu and I of the opinion that, whilst more than one WFB tourney shouldn't be proscribed, other games for MuffBoots would be preferable.  Start chalking up your requests...

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  1. Mordheim campaign (Leofa to GM)

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  2. Spacehulk campaign (Leofa to GM)

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  3. (Advanced?) Heroquest campaign (GM'ed?)

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  4. Necromunda Campaign (GM'ed?)

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  5. Not that I've got much of a vote, seeing as I won't be there in all probability, but 40k is maybe too similar to a proper Woffboot? But otherwise they all sound good.

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  6. Yea to Mordheim and Necromunda.

    Never played Space Hulk (except on my Amiga, where I was AWESOME), but I've heard nothing but good things about it. Is it 'multi-player' enough though?

    Never played Advanced Heroquest, but is that too much like WFRP? Happy to be convinced.

    A 40k Ork army is at the back of my Big Painting Plan, so I'd like to give them a run out eventually (no immediate hurry - give me about ten years or so). Don't really mind the format I use them for - happy to proxy them in Mantic's Warpath if anyone's game.

    If it's not strictly tabletop games. I've never played Magic The Gathering in a tournament format...(although when you've only got Portal, that's understandable)

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    1. SH - I will make it multiplayer enough: I have campaign plans and models in the pipeline...

      HQ/AHQ - nothing like WFRP really. Could be lots and lots of fun, esp for nostalgia value for some of us.

      40k/Warpath - Agreed: at some point. But only when our armies are ready (I have Ordo Xenos Marines)... and they're LOW down the list!

      M:tG - Great idea, but we'd need to agree some guidelines as Ben's collection is ENORMOUS and, for obvious reasons, the cards get more and more powerful with release date. I would recommend using 3rd and 4th edition (as Ben's and my collections overlap there) and a couple of the older expansions, as this limits the horrific game-breaking combos possible.

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    2. HQ/AHQ - Maybe I was thinking of Warhammer Quest. Definitely up for playing HQ/AHQ. (I have Skaven models ... 'cause I know how scarce they are).

      M:tG with only two collections (albeit enormous) to dip into, does that make the case for a 'buffet table' of pre-made decks? Chosen at random for each game, and swapped around - so no-one gets too familiar with any one deck and everyone gets to try something?

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  7. Spacehulk Multiplayer has colossal potential. Two boards, one with marines trying to stem an endless tide of Genestealers as an elite team desperately try to open a crucial bulkhead on the other. You could even synchronise the Marine players' turns for added tension.

    I've got two sets of the floorplans with me over here, I'm sure I could round up Swedish players if I couldn't make it in person!

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  8. http://www.freegamesblog.org/space-hulk/

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  9. http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/527363

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  10. Another one for the pot (my Invisible Frodo reminded me): the Lord of the Rings strategy game.

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  11. Yes, I'd be interested in giving that a go. I haven't even played it in store, it looks kind of interesting.

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  12. Blood Bowl?

    Never played it, but it won't be much hardship for everyone to knock together a team (and it's surely tailor-made for a league structure).

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  13. I loved Bloodbowl, back in the day, that was a quality game. I know the current rules from the computer conversion of the same name, which took the unusual step of being a straight lift, so the game is a dice- and turn-based computer simulation of the board. The team progression is very similar to Necromunda or Mordheim, points win random dice rolls.

    I'd say the game rules make it frustrating, but fast-paced and tactical. Every time your side fails a roll, your turn ends, so you need to really consider your plays. Throw a Space Hulk timer in there for additional fun, with time outs as per actual Football.

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  14. I'd place blood-bowl some way down the list. Others have more potential for storyline. and BB needs specialist minis, whereas, eg mordheim can just be WFB models. IMHO.

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    1. That said, I'd be up for a game or two. Ditto Dreadfleet - not enough variety for a campaign, but a game or two is fun.

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