Category Archives: DreadBall – The Futuristic Sports Game

DreadBall Experimental Jacks

As regular readers will know, I’ve put up a couple of experimental rules for Deadzone, and these have generated some very useful feedback. So, this having proved entertaining all round, I’ve got a couple of ideas you might like to … Continue reading

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For Your DreadBall Convenience

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

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Mantic Open Day Piccies

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

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Mantic Radio Podcast

Recorded with the chaps just before the Kickstarter ended.

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Xtreme Team-Building Part 3

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

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Xtreme Team-Building Part 2

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

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Xtreme Team-Building Part 1

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

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