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Eurobowl 2018 Coverage


We’re very pleased to announce that we will be live streaming from Cardiff for Eurobowl 2018! In addition to that we’ll have the live draw as well as a preview show talking about how we think everyone will get on. All the info can be found in the video. The streams will be on https://www.twitch.tv/thetacklezone and please […]

Zenobian Zeniths, an all-female FF team


Amazons are great fun to play and deceptively strong, but the choice of miniatures for these teams is relatively limited. And so for the past couple of months, I’ve been working on creating one. I’ve focused on creating a diverse and interesting team which offers something different to what’s already available. Not only are there […]

Purplegoo Plays… German Team Bowl 2018


German Team Bowl 2018 For the second time in 2018, this September I visited lovely Germany to play lovely Blood Bowl. The destination was Cologne in the centre-west of the country, and this time, I was part of a four-man posse contesting the German Team Bowl. Coaches had come from far and wide to compete […]

Purplegoo Plays… Thrudball 2018


Thrudball 2018 August this year marked my return to sunny Bognor Regis on the south coast of England and to the mighty Thrudball. Like almost no other UK tournament I know of, Thrud holds a special status for a band of dedicated, almost feverish attendees. This army of passionate supporters loves Thrud for three main […]

Running a Tournament


The first time is always nerve-wracking. There are so many questions! When will it happen? Where will we do it? Is size important? Will anybody come? How much will it cost? All understandable concerns of course, but running your first tournament doesn’t have to be stressful. And you don’t need to worry about doing everything […]

First time Blood Bowling Abroad… and why you need to give it a go too!


Blood Bowl tournaments… They all have little nuances and rules variances to give them something of a USP, but ultimately they’re all pretty much the same aren’t they? So what’s the point in going to the expense of travelling abroad to play with toy soldiers? Surely that’s just an unnecessary expense, right?  WRONG!!!   In […]

Purplegoo Plays… Bilbao Teams Cup III


III Bilbali Teams Cup. Memorial Aitor You’ll get used to this logo… In July of 2017, four intrepid English souls took a trip to the Basque country (absolutely not Spain!) to participate in the second Bilbao Teams Cup (BTC). It’s fair to say that it knocked our socks off, and we banged on about it for twelve […]

How to make a Sevens Board


Making a Bloodbowl 7s Board Sevens fever seems to be sweeping the country with tournaments and mini leagues popping up all over. So far the only known cure for this epidemic is not having a suitable board to play on, and masking tape just doesn’t cut it. After offering to make some boards for the […]

Blood Bowl 7s


For many people the summer means it is time to put aside the regular format of the game and switch over to some Blood Bowl 7s. This speedy variant is fast paced and action packed. The image above shows a slimmed down BB7s board – you’ll notice it has smaller dimensions and no line of […]

Tilean Team Cup 2018 Report


Introduction The Tilean Team Cup is an annual tournament that matches up the very best teams in Italy. At stake is hosting rights for the next one, and so naturally teams are formed from players from the same clubs to win the fame and prestige of being the group that brought it home. Luckily for […]