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 Post subject: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - Lycos wins!
 Post Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 10:18 pm 
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White Isle Star Bowl IV

It's back after a 4 year hiatus, with the classic crazy ruleset that you used to love. Excitement for everyone, and lots of prizes to play for, including a pro-painted team for the winner!

Held in the picturesque village of Great Chesterford, on the Essex, South Cambs border. The railway station is 30 seconds walk away, and there is lots of parking. It is only a 50 minute train journey from London.

Full rules: https://www.dropbox.com/s/rmvvt8xcaec6h ... V.pdf?dl=0

Summary:
Only £15! paypal to daveangelcd@hotmail.com as a gift please
TV1.1 - 6 rounds swiss
Tiered racial selection
Opportunity to create your own star player that you always dreamed of!
Prizes for the star that causes the most cas, and most TDs. Prize for the most imaginative and exciting team build.
A free gift for every attendee.

First person to book in each race get to be the 'champion' for that race, with a line player gaining pro - and potentially winning bonus prizes. NB: you can choose a race that has been picked already, but you will not have a champion with pro

(Now NAF approved!)

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 10:21 pm 
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Reserved for interested/paid - you can pay now and choose later, if you don't want a champion.
Lycos
HowlingGriffon

Champions of: (unpaid and unreserved)
Amazon
Chaos - andswin
CD
Pact
Dark Elf
Dwarf - Badpublicity
Elf - besters
Goblin - Sandwich
Halfling
High Elf
Human
Khemri
Lizardman - KFoged
Necromantic - Mr_Frodo
Norse - Wulfyn
Nurgle
Ogre - (PeteW)
Orc - ThomasW
Undead - Horus07
Skaven - British_dog
Slann
Underworld - prez
Vampires - Mighty1
Wood Elf - yogi

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:05 am 
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Very interested... this looks like nonsense and I totally approve :-)

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:09 am 
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This is nonsense, and I also approve. Until game one. ;)

Kidding aside, I am paid up. Looking forward to Pro based shenanigans. Let's go Cambridge tournaments!


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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 1:37 pm 
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Can tier 3 teams take stars?

This passage seems ambiguous: "only tier 4 races can take up to 1 star player. If you wish to hire a star player for your tier 3 team, then you must have 11 rostered players first."

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 1:40 pm 
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Very interested although I suspect I'm in Cornwall that week. I will let you know if I can make it - I'll also share with the BB players at my club as this is under an hour from Chelmsford.

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 2:54 pm 
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Thanks Joe - good spot. I'll update that tonight. It is only tier 4 teams that can take a bought star player. [Edit: now fixed]

Goo - which race will you champion!?

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 3:18 pm 
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Let's go Necro. Only ever used them once.

I'm a little flummoxed by this picking a team three months before turning up thing. I hope it doesn't catch on, but who can turn down the magic of a Pro Zombie? ;)


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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 3:29 pm 
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Pro zombie ftw. I want to see him up there for most tds!

Don't forget, you can just pay and pick any team on the day... But you wouldn't get to be a champion then!

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
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Played a test game with my son and he made me use slann. More fool him! The blodge ss tackle mb frenzy slann blitzer was awesome... :D

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:48 pm 
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Purplegoo wrote:
Let's go Necro.


If you take a 13 man fouling roster then we have concrete evidence that the NAFC broke you. ;)


I'm in please Pete. KING OF THE NORSE!


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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
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Wulfyn wrote:
Purplegoo wrote:
Let's go Necro.


If you take a 13 man fouling roster then we have concrete evidence that the NAFC broke you. ;)


I'm in please Pete. KING OF THE NORSE!


Lol. 13 zombies and 3 bribes. With a zombie with Dirty Player, Sneaky Git, MA+, MA+, Jump up.

I look forward to seeing what kind of monster you create as Champion of Norse!

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
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I'm already onto design #4 ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
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Quick question (sorry if this is covered in the rules but can't check on my phone...)...

Can you give the "star" skills they normally don't have access to? E.g. could I give a goblin a mutation...or an extraordinary skill perhaps?

Just wondering quite how crazy I can get with this...

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 Post subject: Re: White Isle Star Bowl IV - 19/20 August 2017 - South Camb
 Post Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:28 pm 
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Doesn't look it. In the rules pack there is:

Normal, MA, or AV = 2pts
Double = 3pts
AG = 4pts
ST = 5pts
Remove negatrait = 3pts
Pro = 1pt (because Pro is awesome)

You have 12 points to spend, and the star gains Loner after all else is done (so you cannot remove it).


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