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  1. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    Good day today. Thanks to all who played. Final results up on longshanks http://longshanks.org/events/?event=648 1st Fraser McFeteridge Fish 2nd Steve Douglas Hunters 3rd Mark Watson Blacksmiths Best painted and best goal Iain Torrance Butchers
  2. G.B. Scrum: Android / Web App

    Noticed bonesaws playbook is missing momentous results towards the end in both the ratcatchers and morts versions.
  3. Tournament Report

    Thanks for writing the report. Butchers are a trickier team to play than most think. Very vulnerable to lots of things, conditions, counter attacks, even raw damage so you usually need to be certain before you commit. Keep trying with Boiler. He's a hidden gem in the Guild, Swift Stance and Marked Target are crazy useful character plays. Don't always think you need the dog to be in as well, mom 2 on 2 hits is a great result when you factor in the Ox aura or the fact you are setting up Fillet or Meathook.
  4. When do vGraves & Vileswarm ever see play?

    Vileswarm isn't that bad. Charging for 1 with handy pushes and a Rabid Animal. I quite like having it in some quite niche lists usually with free chargers.
  5. Morticians 10

    I think Bonesaw is the one to remove there. While hes not awful Mist is generally more reliable as a striker. There is a case for getting used to playing him as Ratcatchers aren't far away and Mist will soon not be an option. You tend to need only one out and out striker as Morts captains can act as pseudo-strikers in their own right. Completely disagree on Ghast, he is gold in some matches. 2" reach and easy access to KD in a guild that doesn't have it widely available is good. His traits are great into some matches, Blacksmiths in particular don't care much for his Fear. I'd miss Scalpel from your list but she doesn't suit everyone's playstyle.
  6. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    Wow. Good work. That is us now fully booked. Happy to add folk to a reserve list. Going to ask the store owner about extra space as well.
  7. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    And then there was one. Thanks for the support guys. Well 2 really, as TO I'm just a spare player.
  8. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    3 spaces left folks. Should have some Blacksmiths goodies as well Event is up on Longshanks too, players can change their own info and stuff which is quite cool. http://longshanks.org/events/?event=648
  9. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    Filling up nicely folks Will be making some nice new terrain over the Christmas break.
  10. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    New organised play document up: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56728f72a128e6b1e548ec55/t/5a33ae6a085229e36d9ed8ee/1513336429384/GB-S3-RegionalCup-11.pdf Gaming wise the biggest change is the Kick Off / Captain selection order. We will be still requiring painted models as it just looks better. The tournament is in a game shop and its always best to present the game in the best possible manner. Any newer players wanting to join in, we will try our best to loan out painted teams if you think you may struggle to get things finished in time.
  11. NEW OPD (15.12.17)

    Link to the Regional Cup document for those not updated on Twitter/Facebook to have seen the link earlier. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56728f72a128e6b1e548ec55/t/5a33ae6a085229e36d9ed8ee/1513336429384/GB-S3-RegionalCup-11.pdf
  12. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    Had people asking elsewhere. Both Farmers boxes, both Blacksmiths boxes and Lucky are all tournament legal. Everything still needs to be painted though.
  13. Hub Ball 3 - Edinburgh - 14th January 2018

    Not good enough, try again.
  14. Dear folks of the guildball world I would like to invite you to the inventively named Tournament Hub Ball 3 - the third of its like being run in the Games Hub Edinburgh. Sunday 14th January 2018 The Games Hub, 101 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9JB We will be using the standard Guild Ball Tournament Guidelines - Regional Cup whatever is valid at the time All models must be painted - please get in touch if you can't get stuff ready in time someone is very likely to be able to help with a painted model/team Tickets are £8 and payment should be sent to caley.events@gmail.com - please state your name and preferred team (don't worry you can change) on the email, names added to the list below on payment. Sorry won't be able to give refunds after 7/1/18 as proceeds are being spent on terrain. Lunch is included in the ticket price Space for 16 players 3 rounds for up to 8 players, 4 rounds for up to 16 players. Approx timings set out below, we will try to make up time as best we can to finish earlier. Any questions please post here or on Twitter @Trevs_Twit 10:15 – Doors Open & registration 10:30 – Game 1 12:30 – Lunch (30 minutes) 13:00 – Game 2 15:00 – Game 3 17:00 – Game 4 (if required) 19:00 – Finish & Awards Player List Martyn Nicol Gordon Johnston Iain Torrance Fraser McFetridge Steve Douglas Mark Watson Pash Korniyenko Adam Bynoth Allan Gibb Dave McGlynn Calum Todd Alasdair Johnstone Richard McHale Stephen McCormick Joe Taylor Jonathan Adams
  15. what I truly feel Brewers need

    There were several guilds not represented at Worlds so hardly a good indicator. US nationals is just one tournament. Looking at Longshanks Brewers seem to have a pretty average play rate so it may be an anomaly that they were poorly represented. Looking at the players scores given for the LCQ, both win/loss rates are slightly positive for both captains that doesn't really reflect the need for a change. In fact Hunters also had a low selection rate at LCQ then went on to do very well. Individual metas and the fickle nature of players probably have a greater impact that actual team strength. I wouldn't be surprised if the Brewers being in the starter box has a small negative impact in the overall stats. Masons are also below the 50% mark but are perceived as one of the best guilds. I do agree that Stave and Vet. Spigot (potentially even the Dog) need looked at as their selection rate appears to be poor. Esters doesn't need "fixing" I think the captains review by the last round of nerfs/boosts agreed with that. She is extremely formidable in capable hands. I find her a much better captain than Tapper as she provides buffs and a less straightforward threat. She is certainly not in the category of superstar captain but she was never intended to be, without a doubt she is a stellar support piece for the rest of the team.
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