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Jamie P

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  • Interests Guildball & other nerdy games!
  1. The linked post does not accurately reflect my current stand point on the issue of tiebreakers. In a nutshell, and this is a sentiment that has been expressed multiple times in this thread already - There are a LOT of different ways in which we can control tiebreakers and how player to player match ups are generated. All of these changes are more subjective than you would believe. Almost every change with a positive intention may also cause a different player to have an equally more negative experience. I take the construction of our tournament rules very seriously but we all need to bear in mind that our rules are an attempt to maximise the enjoyment of every participant at an event, not just those at the top, and not just those at the bottom. If we do make any changes in the future, they will be with this principal at their centre.
  2. Hey all! Details for SteamCon have been announced. Dark Souls the Board Game will be available to play! Check it out here: http://steamforged.com/steamcon
  3. Hey all! We finally have SteamCon details for everyone, go and check them out at: http://steamforged.com/steamcon Enjoy!
  4. Hey all, Tickets are now on sale for the Guild Ball British Championship! We have chosen the world class 'Firestorm Games' venue in Cardiff as our location for this event. 7 rounds will take place over Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of October with the winner being granted free entry to SteamCon and an invitation to the Guild Ball world finals! Tickets cost £30 each and include lunchtime meals on both days. Full 'Championship' rules will be in effect, these can be found in our Organised Play Document. Tickets can be purchased on Tiebreak here: https://www.tiebreak.co.uk/sfg-guild-ball-british-championship/feed See you all there!
  5. The Ball path is drawn centre to centre, kicker to target when performing any kick action. The ball path is always 30mm wide.
  6. A player can not tackle a player without the ball. However a player can select a result that has other effect in addition to tackle when a player does not have the ball. Example Colossus has a 'Tackle & >>' result on his 5th column, in this case only the '>>' would take effect in addition to generating an MP for a momentous action. This also applied to other effects such as knockdown. A player can not choose a purely knockdown result against an opponent who is already knocked down. However a player can choose a combination result of knockdown & damage (such as on Blackheart's 6th column) where only the damage will take effect in addition to generating an MP for a momentous action.
  7. Question asked & answered this is not a place to discuss 'theory-ball'
  8. This issue was spotted by the play testers a few weeks back and has been added to the list to errata. For now play Obstructions as follows: - The 1 inch area around Obstructions that provides Cover is considered to be open ground (no movement penalty). - Movement penalties only come into effect when a model is attempting to 'climb' onto an Obstruction that has been predetermined by the players to be small enough to climb on or over. Light footed does not ignore the movement penalty for climbing onto an obstruction,
  9. As has been noted on the Tiebreak site, the painting rule will be waived for this event due to the short noticed you have all had. Painted model are encouraged however and don't forget that there are some cool prizes on offer for good painting! Additionally I can confirm that everything Podfrey has said in this thread is accurate.
  10. I've only just noticed it, but there has been a misunderstanding here. 8 players INCLUDES your captain and mascot. So the correct definition would be Mascot + Captain + 6 players. X = 8 means the above.
  11. Hey guys, I will be running the tournament at the Expo. We have been waiting for the Venue Organisers to let us know when we can get you in the doors and playing. You will be allowed in early at 9am but only to come straight to our area to register and start playing. Do not go to the trade section. As the OP said this is a Division 2 Tournament so please read up on that from the Organised Play Document. Here is the timetable: 09:00 - 09:20 - Registration 09:20 - 09:30 - Briefing 09:30 - 11:20 - Round 1 11:20 - 12:00 - Lunch 12:00 - 13:50 - Round 2 14:00 - 15:50 - Round 3 16:00 - 17:50 - Round 4 18:00 - Awards & Goodbyes This information will be emailed out to the competitors. Thanks to the Organised Play Document there does not need to be a large rules pack for each event. See you there!
  12. The intention is as JoshTheStampede said. We are discussing what needs to happen to the wording of Casket time. For now play it to the intention. Once you're in, you don't come out.
  13. Previously ruled, Phil is correct.
  14. Liam Jordan is correct. Case Ruled