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Veterans

The veteran coach usually takes the right decisions. He grasped a strong positioning’s importance and his pitch control is harder to contest. His improved synchronism allows him to better optimize his remaining game time. His offensives alternate between cages and running – often in a single game, and even during a single drive. His eyes are constantly on the watch for chain pushes opportunities without mastering complex sequences. He optimizes his team but still tries bizarre combos. The veteran level is a cool phase of tests and discoveries.

Attacking a veteran’s defence is an adventure. Defending against his attacks is never already won. The veteran coach has understood that what wins a blood bowl game is the cumulation of small advantages over his opponent and that it’s often enough to tip the balance in his favour even if his dice luck is very ordinary.

Long Feint Tactic

DECEPTIVE TACTICS - PART 2 A long feint aims to goad your opponent's screening players and mobile resources into contesting or stopping (dead) your ball carrier on a flank. As soon as your opponent compromises enough players and player…

How To Improve Your Coaching

Let’s valiantly tackle an abstract topic: how to improve your coaching. Most of us try to be the best blood bowl coach possible. I am that way too. I give all my best. But I observe that some of you are not really improving even though…

How To Break Bad Coaching Habits

When I first learned to play Blood Bowl, I thought I simply had to pay attention to avoid picking up some bad coaching habits. It sounded simple enough. Yet, I would sit on the pitch’s sidelines, sweating through my t-shirt in the middle of…

Granting a Touchdown

If you ever wondered, yes, it is better not to grant a touchdown than to grant one. But in the end, it is not that easy because to win a game, you need to score more touchdowns than your opponent ... by all means possible. Unfortunately for…

The Relativity of Teams Strength

For many, what makes Blood Bowl so fun is that it's possibly the most unfair strategy game ever created. This state of injustice was certainly born with the very first edition of Blood Bowl which had a very light tone, a nice snub to all…