Jan 31, 2012

HKIRBBTL: Murderers-Buccaneers 0-2

Brutal Dark Elf action from the HKIRBBTL! Report courtesy of the Buccaneers' head coach.

HOME Blood River Buccaneers: Score= 2, Fame=1, MVP= #7 Mordak Blackheart, Winnings= 80,000 gp
AWAY Mephala's Murderers: Score= 0, Fame=0, MVP= #16 Savule Uvalor, Winnings= 30,000 gp
Weather: Nice
Fans: 15,000

1st HALF (Murderers kicking)
Kick off = Perfect defense

T1: #7 Mordak Blackheart picks up the ball and passes a quick pass to #11 Clarius Vile to ensure a level up
T1: #8 Nasty Narsil blitzes #9 Balyn Omavel (assassin), who was left unprotected (SI, misses next match)
T1: Journeyman KO's #11 Vatollia Apo
T1: #5 Hehtar tries to block #1 Dranas Dradas and gets KO'd (double skulls)

t3: #7 Shishi Yanumibaal blitzes #11 Clarius Vile and knocks the ball loose

Story of 1st half: the elves were pushing each other around and nobody seemed to have any interest in playing the ball.

T6: #3 Malsadrian KO's #5 Giron Manas
T6: #11 Clarius Vile KO's #1 Dranas Dradas
T6: #6 Galfir fails to pick up the ball and it scatters to #11 Clarius Vile

t6: #2 Nina blitzes #11 Clarius Vile, who dump-offs to #6 Galfir

t7: #13 Tussurradad dodges and blitzes #6 Galfir, who is in a scoring position (both down). Ball scatters loose
T8: With no re-rolls left, #6 Galfir gets up and manages to pick up the ball, scoring the first touchdown

As the Murderers' dugout begun to fill, the Buccaneers were finally able to break through. 1. Tussurradad dodges and blitzes ball carrier (1x go for it) -> both down 2. ball scatters 3. Galfir stands up, picks up the ball and scores

2nd HALF (Buccaneers kicking, Murderers short-handed with 10 players)
Kick off = Weather changes -> nice

t1: #13 Tussurradad blocks and rolls both down, causing a turnover

t3: #7 Shishi Yanumibaal completes a quick pass to #5 Giron Manas

T4: Journeyman blocks #2 Nina (badly hurt)

After a quick turnover in Murderers turn 1, the Buccaneers were able to take initiative and swarmed the short-handed receivers, stopping their offense in its tracks for the majority of the round.

T6: #5 Giron Manas gets blitzed, fumbles a dump-off and the ball gets loose

t7: #13 Tussurradad picks up the ball, dodges and passes a short pass to #7 Shishi Yanumibaal

T7: #? knocks down #7 Shishi Yanumibaal, #6 Galfir picks up the ball and passes a quick pass to #8 Nasty Narsil, who fails to cath. The ball scatters

t8: #Shishi Yanumibaal gets a hold of the ball, but running out of time, decides not to throw

T8: #7 Mordak Blackheart blitzes #7 Shishi Yanumibaal into the crowd. The ball gets thrown into the Buccaneers' defensive zone. #9 Avil Darksoul manages to get a hold of the ball by going for it two times. He then passes a long pass to #3 Malsadrian, who dodges and goes to hand-off the ball to #2 Tyrim. He gets the ball, dodges free and scores a touchdown to end the game

The crazy last turn touchdown. 1. #7 Shishi Yanumibaal has the ball, #5 Hehtar pushes her to the sidelines 2. #7 Mordak Blackheart Blitzes Shishi into the crowd, where she receives a well deserved beating (badly hurt) 3. the ball is thrown deep into the Buccaneer's defensive zone, seemingly out of reach 4. going for it two times, #9 Avil Darksoul is able to recover the ball and 5.using the last re-roll, passes it to #3 Malsadrian (long pass) 6. Malsadrian dodges and hand-offs the ball to #2 Tyrim, who 7. dodges free and scores.


League table: [pts, goal differential, casualty differential, fatalities, completions, sacks]

Brutes (1-0-0) 3 pts, 1-0, 2-0, 0, 0, 0-1
Buccaneers (1-1-0) 3 pts, 2-1, 2-2, 0, 4, 2-2
Murderers (0-1-0) 0 pts, 0-2, 0-3, 0, 2, 2-1
Mütants (0-0-0)
Ravens (0-0-0)
Titans (0-0-0)
Warriors (0-0-0)

Individual statistics:


Galfir (Buccaneers): 1
Galhag (Brutes): 1
Tyrim (Buccaneers): 1


Braga da 'Ed Bash'a (Brutes): 1
Dark Elf journeyman (Buccaneers): 1
Nasty Narsil (Buccaneers): 1
Urghuk (Brutes): 1


Clarius Vile (Buccaneers): 2
Avil Darksoul (Buccaneers): 1
Mordak Blackheart (Buccaneers): 1
Shishi Yanumibaal (Murderers): 1
Tussurradad (Murderers): 1


Mordak Blackheart (Buccaneers): 1
Shishi Yanumibaal (Murderers): 1
Tussurradad (Murderers): 1
Tyrim (Buccaneers): 1

Jan 27, 2012

HKIRBBTL: First blood! Brutes-Buccaneers 1-0

Here's the play-by-play from the first game in the league! Report courtesy of the Brutes coach.

HOME Blood River Buccaneers: Score= 0, Fame=0, MVP= #7 Mordak Blackheart, Winnings= 50,000 gp
AWAY Braga's Brutes: Score= 1, Fame=1, MVP= #10 Slib'ry Ands, Winnings= 80,000 gp
Weather: Nice
Fans: 10,000

1st HALF (Buccaneers kicking):
Kick off = High Kick / #11 Galhag catches
T1: #1 Braga starts game with double skulls, uses reroll
T4: #1 Braga blitzes #8 Nasty Narsil into the crowd
T6: #1 Braga blocks #4 Mornil -> SI=serious concussion -1AV (Braga da 'Ed Bash'a thumps his chest and roars "Wesha be doing in yar nogin!!!")
T7: #11 Galhag uses last re-roll to dodge...and it's a TD!
Kick off = High Kick / #11 Clarius Vile catches
T7: #7 Mordak Blackheart KOs #10 Slib'ry Ands
T8: #11 Clarius Vile tries to earn an easy SPP via Quick Pass, but fumbles

2nd HALF (Brutes kicking / Buccaneers short handed, 9 players
Kick Off = High Kick / #11 Clarius Vile catches
T2: #5 Sorgask blitzes the ball carrier #11 Clarius Vile with 1 die who then Dumps-Off to #2 Tyrim
T3: Inaccurate pass by #2 Tyrim, #1 Braga fails interception -> TURNOVER
T3: #10 Slib'ry Ands picks up the ball
T5: #2 Tyrim blitzes and KOs ball carrier Slib'ry Ands(#10), both down -> TURNOVER
T5: #6 Urghuk blitzes #11 Clarius Vile -> BH...revenge for the dump-off
T6: #4 Azgrum KOs #10 Athlan Icecold ...no pun intended
T7: #14 Khali fails to dodge from #8 Galoth -> KO / TURNOVER

Final score: Brutes 1 - Buccaneers 0.


League table: [pts, goal differential, casualty differential, fatalities, completions, sacks]

Brutes (1-0-0) 3 pts, 1-0 goal dif, 2-0 cas., 0 fatalities, 0 comp., 0-1 sacks
Buccaneers (0-1-0) 0 pts, 0-1, 0-2, 0, 1, 1-0
Murderers (0-0-0)
Mütants (0-0-0)
Ravens (0-0-0)
Titans (0-0-0)
Warriors (0-0-0)

Individual statistics:


Galhag (Brutes): 1


Braga da 'Ed Bash'a (Brutes): 1
Urghuk (Brutes): 1


Clarius Vile (Buccaneers): 1


Tyrim (Buccaneers): 1

Jan 18, 2012

HKIRBBTL 2012 season

I'm very pleased to announce the start of the inaugural season of the Helsinki-Kotka Interregional Blood Bowl Turboleague! We have seven participating teams:

3rd Street Mütants (Chaos)
Blood River Buccaneers (Dark Elf)
Braga's Brutes (Orc)
Mephala's Murderers (Dark Elf)
Ragnarock Ravens (Norse)
Tlaxtlan Warriors (Lizardmen)
Tor Achare Titans (High Elf)

The regular season starts now! Each team will play two games against every opponent, and when the regular season is over, all seven teams will be sorted into playoff brackets, with the regular season winner skipping the first round and teams reseeded after the first round. A win is worth three points in the standings, a loss none and if the game is tied after regulation, no overtime will be played and one point is awarded to each team for a tie. The standings will be posted here regularly, along with player statistics and hopefully some kind of game recaps.

Let's play!

Jan 16, 2012

HKIRBBTL: Blood River Buccaneers

More teams! This time, the Dark Elf Blood River Buccaneers.


#2 Tyrim (lineman)
#3 Malsadrian (lineman)
#4 Mornil (lineman)
#5 Hehtar (lineman)
#6 Galfir (lineman)
#7 Mordak Blackheart (blitzer)
#8 Nasty Narsil (blitzer)
#9 Avil Darksoul (blitzer)
#10 Athlan Icecold (blitzer)
#11 Clarius Vile (runner)
#14 Khali (lineman)

Head coach: Mikhos Avolathir

The team has two re-rolls, for a total value of 1,000,000 gp.

Jan 13, 2012

HKIRBBTL: Mephala's Murderers

Introducing the Dark Elf team Mephala's Murderers:

The roster:

1 Dranas Dradas, blitzer
2 Nina, blitzer
5 Giron Manas, runner
7 Shishi Yanumibaal, witch elf
9 Balyn Omavel, assassin
11 Vatollia Apo, lineman
12 Assaba-Bentus, lineman
13 Tussurradad, lineman
14 Abassel Asserbassalit, lineman
15 Nilos Talds, lineman
16 Savure Uvalor, lineman

Head Coach: Eno Hlaalu

The team has two rerolls for a total starting cost of 1,000,000 gp.

Jan 11, 2012

HKIRBBTL: Braga's Brutes

I'm very happy to introduce the next team to sign up for the Helsinki-Kotka Interregional Blood Bowl Turboleague: Braga's Brutes.

And here, from the coach himself, is the roster and some background:

01. Braga da 'Ed Bash'a (Black Orc)
02. Morgur (Black Orc)
03. Roflog (Black Orc)
04. Azgrum (Black Orc)
05. Sorgask (Blitzer)
06. Urghuk (Blitzer)
07. Grambad (Blitzer)
08. Galoth (Blitzer)
09. Grab da Bol (Thrower)
10. Slib'ry Ands (Thrower)
11. Galhag (Lineman)

Plus two re-rolls and an apothecary, for a total team value of 1,000,000 gold.

Coach: Braga da 'Ed Bash'a (yes, he actually plays on the pitch)

Team slogan: Wesha be doing in yar nogin!

"Staggering out of the Blasted Wastes came one of the the mightiest warlords of orc history, Grimgor Ironhide. His renowned bodyguards, or "Immortulz" as they are known in orcish legend, were made of the strongest, most battle-hardened and meanest Black Orc you could find in all the Old World. 'Braga da 'Ed Bash'a was one of them. Traders from distant lands like Araby and Cathay say that a Bash'a translates into king...maybe they're onto something. But frankly, Braga made his name by...well simply just by "bashing" his enemies heads in like a child would smash two tomatoes together.

The sands of time filled the hourglass and Grimgor once again became furiously bored with the mundane warfare between what he refers to as fickel races, such as "humie's", "stunty's" and "da pointy 'eerd folk". Grimgor, a colossus even within orcish standards, beckoned his strongest and most feared Black Orc bodyguard to step forth. Braga approached and knelt humbly before his chief. Just the other day these two bashed heads in the clearing in front of 'Da Bosses Hut'. Which was of course tradition if one was to challenge the current occupant of the throne. As was well expected, Braga lost the gruesome brawl. Being a sadistic piece of boar-dung, Grimgor left Braga alive to writhe in shame. The battered, and now slightly smaller (shame is evident) orc begged to know how he could please his master and make up for his former wrongdoings. The war boss grabbed Braga by the neck and hoisted him up from the ground, just as a gatherer would pick up a mushroom. He then bellowed; "Yousha be go to dat Blaad Bawl thingy dat every 'un iz babblin' about n' bring glory in me name! Maybe den I iz can forget why I iz give ya all doze bruizes! I also 'erd dat they iz make good loot in thouz gamez! Yousha fill them trophy cups to da brim with shinies or yer 'ed'll be on the mantle piece!!!"
Braga realized that if he succeeded, this could be a chance to get back to Grimgor's revered personal guard. In the process, he could also accomplish something only a few orcs in the Old World could even think of (so not that many of them); world wide glory amongst all races of the Old World and maybe one day he could earn the right for a rematch against the indomitable Grimgor Ironhide.

The next morning Grimgor found himself awoken for some reason. He could hear commotion outside his hut like it was happening right inside his head, he had obviously drunk too much at the great feast last night and now was suffering the horrid aftereffects. Slowly rising to his feet and shuffling towards his huts porch, he shoved aside the two bodyguards stationed at his doorway. Squinting as the sunshine hit his eyes, he leaned against the door frame and held the curtains aside. At once he saw what the ruckus was all about. An armored Braga was marching out of the stronghold. The common folk had formed an angry crowd at the gates, this was to be expected for losing a challenge in such a demeaning fashion. They started throwing dung and rotten provisions at him while screaming profanities at the top of their lungs. Interestingly enough, there was also a peculiar looking group following closely in Braga's wake. They seemed to be reluctantly a part of this apparent expedition. Grimgor thought to himself that Braga probably had to have bribed, twist a few arms and call in some favors to muster this sorry looking bunch. The exiting band was made of Black Orc, Big 'Uns, Goblin, a Stone Troll and everything green in between. The half-drunk war chief snorted aloud; "Hah! Braga, ya old fool! Wif dat circus behind ya, yer 'ed'll be decoratin' me fireplace in no time!"

Thus began the journey to Blood Bowl for Braga and his Brutes...WAAAGH! help us all."

Jan 2, 2012

HKIRBBTL: Tor Achare Titans

This is the team I'll be starting the Helsinki-Kotka Interregional Blood Bowl Turboleague with: the High Elf Tor Achare Titans, representing the capital of the province of Chrace in Ulthuan.

I can't paint; it remains to be seen if I can play. Here's the roster:

1 Finrod Angamaitë, blitzer
2 Teclis Turukáno, blitzer
3 Beleg Strongarm, thrower
9 Carecalmo, lineman
10 Ilmiril Telinturco, lineman
11 Lindir Salgant, lineman
12 Morelion Tethlis, lineman
13 Caryarel Mothril, lineman
14 Meryaren, lineman
15 Orodreth Ecthelion, lineman
16 Ulundil, lineman

Head coach: T.Rex

With three team re-rolls, the total starting cost is exactly 1,000,000 gold.