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  1. Hey folks, so this is an event page for the GB event, which is part of the Charity Gaming day for Alan Kennedy. Sadly Alan passed away just before Christmas of 2017 and will be missed amongst many different gaming communities. After some talk between friends a group of us have came together to run a gaming event in his name, purely for charitable causes. After chatting to Alan's family, and as per his own wishes we have decided to donate to the Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders (SACHD).The aim of this event is to have a fun and casual gaming day for gamers of all ages to enjoy. The hope is to run both a Warmachine and Guild Ball event, both of a relaxed and fun nature, with drop in gaming consisting of tabletop games and board games for those who want to enjoy a slower pace. The day will be topped off with a charity raffle, with all proceeds going to SACHD.The event is going to be held at Common Ground Games in Stirling. Which can be found at 40 Cowane Street, Stirling, FK8 1JRThe start time for the organised play events is being moved from 9.30 to 10 for doors open. This is to allow additional travel time as it turns out the Stirling Half marathon is on on the same day. So for all attendees please do NOT approach Stirling from the Raploch/West side of the city as most of the roads from the safari park to Stirling are closed. Please approach from the east side of Stirling. If you're coming by car :-)The event being run is "Captain, My Captain!". The premise is you build a team of 5 players, 1 mascot and 4 other eligible players, and the captain is chosen at random by a random generator for each round, Folks who played in the Gaming for Laura charity event will be familiar with how this event runs.There is NO ENTRY fee to the event, having spoken with CGG owner Steve any table fees would be donated to the charity event instead. Prizes and support all round The event will be held at Common Ground Games in Stirling, with dice being rolled around 10.30am. Having spoken to the SFG Lawyers Guild, unfortunately Blacksmiths are uneligible for this event, their design (master/apprentice) is too difficult to adapt for the event. I can provide a guild if anyone wants to attend that exclusively play blacksmiths.Itinerary for the day:10.00 - Doors open10.30 - 12.30 - Round 1 for WM and GB events12.30 - 13.30 - Lunch13.30 - 15.30 - Round 215.45 - 17.45 - Round 318.00 - Raffle, prizes, etc The above times are only really for the folks playing in the organised events. If youre dropping in for casual gaming feel free to drop in any time of the day If anyone cant make it, we have also set up a JustGiving page in Alan's name which can be found here https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alank The raffle is very very very well funded and we have had many generous donations. If anyone is interested entering the raffle and cant make the event please feel free to contact me, we can post items to the UK for free. The lots are as follows:- Frozen Forge measuring sticks and movement steppers, ideal for Guild Ball, Warmachine, malifaux, etc- Shadows of Brimstone: swamps of death board game. Huge Board game packed with miniatures- Team Yankee bundle (UH-1 Huey platoon, m60 tank platoon, HMMWV platoon), great addition for the game or anyone looking to start.- Exploding Kittens bundle (exploding and imploding kittens), quick and amazingly fun game, highly recommended/- War of the Ring board game, second edition. Great board game full of LoTR minis.- TT Combat City Scenics bundle (building and back alley accessories) Amazing piece of terrain, would suit most miniature games and comes with a blister of terrain accessories.- TT Combat Measuring Widgets. Great for miniature games with finite measurements - Rumble Slam Grave Digger miniature. Nice figure from the wrestling game Rumble Slam, a nod of the hat to the real life wrestler The Under Taker- Warmachine Grymkin Mad Caps blister. Ideal for anyone with grymkin looking to expand their force.- Warmachine Khador Iron Fank Kaptain Sofia Skriova. A must have solo for Khador players and Iron Fang Pikemen.- Warmachine Mercenaries Bundle (Lieutenant Crosse and Major Harrison Gibbs) Two models for the mercenary faction of warmachine, great for the llalese theme force.- Warmachune Cygnar Thunderhead Heavy Warjack. Ideal model for anyone looking to expand their Cygnar army.- Privateer Press bundle (Convergence of Cyriss necklace and pin badge) Two lovely pieces of collector memorabilia for Warmachine.- SteamForged Games Guild Ball Kick off Bundle 1 (Kick Off! and Limited Edition Rage Model). Great way to start off into Guild Ball with this starter set, two factions and an extra model to bulk out your options.- SteamForged Games Guild Ball Kick off Bundle 2 (Kick Off! and Limited Edition Avarice and Greed) Great way to start off into Guild Ball with this starter set, two factions and an extra model to bulk out your options.- L5R Core set by FFG, a great living card game by Fantasy Flight Games- 1 x Adult Weekend Pass to Tabletop Scotland in Perth, a new up and coming gaming convention being held in Perth later on this year.- Box of Terrain, suitable for most Miniature games - Davros and Daleks for the DR Who game- British 95th Rifles for Black Powder- British Airborne for Bolt Action- £30 voucher for commission paint work at Holly Grove Miniatures So far donations to the charity raffle have been very generous, a list of our gracious donaters so far: Steamforged Games Static Games Privateer Press (Cerberus) TT Combat Frozen Forge Art of War Becky Barton David Wright (Tabletop Scotland) Warhammer Glasgow (Games Workshop) Warlord Games Richard Spruce @ Holly Grove Miniatures See less https://www.facebook.com/events/207992043084677/
  2. Pending Forum Suspension

    All Stars Game

    Here is a fun one for you. Drop 2 Influence from each captain. Now drop any Legendary Play. Now make a team with no captain and any mascot you want. Who is your team? EDIT: To add a few constraints and clear up vagueness. Captains can now play where ever and are considered "friendly guild models." You may still use any mascot. Other normal team building rules apply.
  3. Quwaz

    Why Midas?

    Am I the only person who never liked Midas? I have played Alchemists since I started playing when season 2 came out, and all I heard was: "Midas is so good! OMG Midas best captain in the game! He is so great! Why would anyone ever not run Midas forever?!?" But I never got the hype. He is decent I guess, but I always like the control and synergy of Smoke more than the randomness and influence hogging of Midas. I actually like him a little better now in Season 3 after he lost his terrible power steal ability (which was also over-hyped and never worth the influence cost) and now seems like a point guard to move the ball to Vitriol (but his poor kicking ability is annoying). What am I missing? I just don't get it...
  4. There may only be one month until we find out (if all the new profiles are revealed at Steamcon) ... so before that, I was wondering who would people like to become a veteran, a captain, or switch teams in season three? This is a story/game play question, not a new model one (Vitriol seems popular for a new sculpt in the other thread). On the individual team boards Minx joining the hunters is a popular idea, and there's a suggestion for Friday to join the Union. The season one rulebook hints at Friday, Mercury and Graves all being possible for team swaps, although Graves has given up by season two. Then there are the rumours about Honour leading the farmers and Ox making a comeback with the church. Or could Ox and Jac team up somehow as brothers? Some of the younger players look obvious to be veterans at some point, like Boiler and Angel. Any other ideas?
  5. Bob The Builder

    Sake, a fictional brewer

    Hello guild ballers, It has been a while since I posted in these forums, but that doesn't mean I haven't been busy! A lot of content was added to my blog so feel free to Read more than just my latest creation, linked below: My blog This time I made another fictional player. Let me know if you'd field him or not... Also if anybody out there is willing to walk me through how to create an actual Card for my creations, I'm eager to learn! Greetings Bob
  6. Hall Of Legends


  7. A question came up that I couldn't answer. What rule stops someone from playing two mascots on a team? Captain, mascot, mascot, player, player, player. Or even Captain, mascot, captain, player, player, player. Page 10 of season 2 actually says captain, mascot, and fill out the roster with other models that play for the same guild as the captain. Page 7 of the Organized play document uses the term eligible model. I suppose since type isn't limited by either the rule book our OP document on how you fill out the team you could but I'm still of the firm opinion that that was not the intent.
  8. Old Greyscales

    Shark Vs Corsair

    Hi Fishermen Just wanting to start a general discussion on both the Fish captains, and everyone's opinions on them, mainly on Corsair and how he stacks up to Shark. I've heard only good things so far, and i'm wanting to know a few things from those who've played both, in regards to how they performed/played with Corsair as their Captain instead of Shark. Questions: How have you found Corsair better/worse than Shark? Which teammates does Corsair Synergise well with vs those who can merit being dropped sooner in a Corsair-led team? How do Fisherman play as a team with Corsair, and how does that differ than with Shark? Would you still consider playing Shark over Corsair/vice versa, or is it "X all the way!"? Again, just a friendly discussion for beginners, or just people who are overwhelmed at the prospect of two captains, and want some help/guidance on how to play a Corsair led crew and how it differs, and whether or not that playstyle is for you. I would input, but i fall into that second category xD Thanks in advance- Happy Scoring
  9. Kueller

    Mason's Second Captain

    Today Steamforged news teaser confirms that Hammer Is Mason Captain