Category Archives: DreadBall – The Futuristic Sports Game
Just so you know, this chap has come up with some sets of reference cards for DB. I haven’t got any myself yet, so I can’t comment more than to say that they’re available. If you’ve got some I’d like … Continue reading
Got the pictures to work now. No idea what that was all about. Anyway… I’ll cover DKH in another post. These are some pics of the different stuff that was going on during the day, to give you a flavour. … Continue reading
Recorded with the chaps just before the Kickstarter ended.
I’ve looked at some of the background and some of the challenges for the team-building system in DBX. Now I want to go through the rules as they currently stand. One-Off games In a one-off game you have a … Continue reading
Having talked about the background of the game yesterday, it’s time to look a bit closer at the details we need to consider when replicating it on the board. The changes between DB and DBX in terms of play style … Continue reading
To start with, let’s talk a bit about the Xtreme background. This is what the rules reflect, so it’s worth understanding. So, how does hiring players work? What motivates Sponsors? Players For players it’s all about trust. Trust and money. … Continue reading
Wow, that went fast! There’s only three and a bit days left on the Dreadball Xtreme Kickstarter, so if you were trying to decide whether to jump in or not you need to think fast! I’ve been busy writing Mars … Continue reading
Episode 121 is all about DBX, apart from a bit at the end on Kickstarters in general. You can find it here.
Sponsors organise the games of DreadBall Xtreme, and put together the teams that play in them. But what do they do once the game has started? Well, it’s not all champagne and caviar. If you read the beta rules you’ll … Continue reading
Sponsors are individuals and no two are exactly alike. However, there are certain common traits which characterise them as a group. Sponsors are criminals. Because the game is illegal it has been largely taken over by career criminals who use it … Continue reading