Playbooks are often requested by coaches. The trouble is that they are long endeavors to write! As you will see, they are very dense and they can take up to 30 minutes to read; a fraction of the huge chunk of time it took to gather ideas and write… And to say, there are 26 Blood Bowl teams to cover!

Consequently, it made sense to adopt a “work in progress” approach rather than to publish texts polished to the bones from the go. This is why these playbooks are deliberately raw patchworks that will be reforged, bonified and divided over time.

All About Blocks

There is something reassuring about rolling block dice to knock players down, break their armors and knock them off the pitch! However, this guilty pleasure can be elusive as sending many players into contact with the aim of rolling countless block dice usually has the opposite effect, i.e., the more blocks you want, the fewer

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Getting Mauled: Black Orcs in BB2020

Hello. I’m the coach behind the infamous, thick-headed Gorn N’hleg. When I offered up to Taureau Amiral the idea of a chronicle written by the head coach of my new Black Orc team, my intention was to run the Bytown Maulers for a year and document what happened. Yes, there would be advice and tactics for fellow Blood Bowl enthusiasts, but it was as much (or more) a story about the most obtuse head coach imaginable and his gang of misfits. You might recognize my name as the author of the Up and Under web series that appears in this website. If you’ve come to love the story of the Mytilan Militantes, then you’ll know I’m a story-teller as much as a Blood Bowl coach.

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Moving to Blood Bowl Second Season

This guide is for coaches moving from the Blood Bowl 2016 rules to the Blood Bowl Second Season rules. These will be referenced as BB2016 and BB2020 respectively. If you’ve just picked up Blood Bowl for the first time, this article may be interesting as a historical document. If you’re moving from BB2016, then it should allow you to adapt to the ruleset more smoothly. I’ll try and draw attention to the significant changes, but will often say “Check the rules” if the change is huge.

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