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Purplegoo Plays… Dungeonbowl 2019


Dungeonbowl 2019 This month, for the eighth time, I made the usually uneventful journey to Dusseldorf for the Dungeonbowl. I say usually, there was a year where Dave Downes (acting as chauffer, pilot and maniac) decided to play chicken with a tram in his car full of petrified nerds, but we don’t talk about that […]

Long Feint Tactic


Do you need a spark to fire up your offensive? Long feints can help you destabilize your opponent’s defensive equilibrium and open the way to your breakthrough. It even has some merits against a very skillful coach since it is then a kind of pressure that could persuade him to move resources he would otherwise […]

Purplegoo Plays… REVA Once


REVA Once In 138 BC, two events of international note took place. Firstly, Lycos held a phenomenal 21st birthday party still spoken about with great reverence today. Then, once the hangovers had cleared, a (probably) Roman chap named Decimus Junius Brutus founded Valencia. The reasoning for this is not clear (or: I stopped reading the Valencia […]

Joemanji Jaunts to … Waterbowl XIV


[I hope you will pardon me for this perfidious and pleonastic plundering of the performative alliteration of the Purplegoo’s progression of purported plays.] This weekend past on the 16th and 17th February 2019 was the 14th edition of the Waterbowl tournament, hosted and run by the elegant and erudite Alex Wormal aka Leipziger. Traditionally one […]

What’s The Play? #8


You know the drill by now! Just take a look at the snapshot from a game above and let us know what you would do in this situation. You are the Chaos Dwarf coach about to take your first turn. The Dark Elves have spilled the ball, how much pressure can you put them under? […]

Purplegoo Plays… Cam Dub VI


CamDub VI (Warning. Image may not depict Blood Bowlers or Blood Bowl venue.) There may be a slightly different feel to my blog this month, as the weekend of 24 / 25 Nov. was the sixth running of Cambridge Double Trouble (‘Cam Dub’). I both co-organised and played in the event, so hopefully this column […]

Zenobian Zenith – Update 30th November


Today is the last day of the campaign. As it stands, the funding total is a little under £9k meaning the project is funded, and we can produce a bunch of great add-ons and stretch goals. There’s still time for more stretch goals to be unlocked. Thanks again for anyone who has like or shared […]

Zenobian Zeniths update 15th November


Thank you for all your support so far, we’re getting closer and closer to being funded and with your help are looking to reach 100% sooner rather than later, and beyond! Our new add-ons from earlier this week proved popular and have added a healthy bump to the funding progress. To that end, we have […]

Zenobian Zeniths update 8th Nov


To celebrate hitting 70% funded we’ve added two new social stretch goals All you need to do is like and share these two posts. When each one reaches 200 likes and shares, it’ll unlock the miniature pictured!o fantasy football team Kickstarter campaign would be complete without a Kicker and a dirty player or always useful […]

What’s The Play? #7


Here we go again! We are back and making a half-hearted attempt to produce these on a more than annual basis. As ever the name of the game is just to post what you would do in the situation above. You are the Chaos Dwarf coach, just about to start the 3rd turn of the […]