Sunday, 28 March 2010

Cunning Stunts

Its that time of the year again, the Blood Bowl Grand Tournament XLIX is almost upon us and for the 1st time two Lone Wolves are making the trip.

This year I decided I'd go for Dwarfs and so the Bearded Wonders have been built, painted and now revealed to the world.

I am still finishing off a ball painted in team colours and have a few tankards to put on the display base but they are essentially finished.

Friday, 19 March 2010

Lone Wolves Challenge Cup 2010 The Grand Final

This years final is between the Coffin Dodgers and the Saurian Storm, in what has been a big turn around from last years competition.
In a little know fact the Dodgers and the Kithband Warriors (Cyrus's previous team) came joint bottom in last years competition, the Dodgers reduced to last place due to the Warriors beating them in the season.

The Undead coach Lordybloke will be looking for his 2nd title after winning the challenge cup in the 1st year with Hushut's Purple Helmets.
He has already beaten the Storm this season but history shows that this is not a good omen for the final as in previous years the league result has been reversed in the decider. The Storm will be hoping to take the cup and be the 3rd different winner in 3 years.

As well as the grand final there will also be the announcement of coach of the season as voted for by the head coaches of all 8 teams who began the season.

Lets hope for a good competative game and then the 9 month wait for the 4th challenge cup.

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Lone Wolves Challenge Cup 2010 Final Results

Well all the league games are finally out of the way and we now know which 2 teams will meet in the final

Storner Stoneheads 1 - 1 Coffin Dodgers (Attendance 33,000)

A big crowd turned up to see if the Dodgers could finish the campaign unbeaten. A shaky start saw the Stoneheads take an early lead. The crowd was getting uneasy and a series of riots in the pouring rain caused havoc, shortening the game by almost a 1/4.
In the 2nd half the Dodgers regained some dignity by levelling the game up before yet more riots put pay the chance of a winner.
So the Dodgers finished the season unbeaten, but could they finish top of the table....

Saurian Storm 3 - 0 Orcland Raiderz

With nothing to lose the Raiderz came equipped to kill, and hopefully cripple the Storm before their game in the final. It looked like they would achieve their goal when early in the 1st half the skink apothecary was called on to nurse one of the saurus back to full health.
Cold blooded player after cold blooded player started to make their way to the infirmary as eventually 4 of the lizards were carted off the pitch.
This didn't seem to phase the Storm as they racked up 3 touchdowns to take an easy win and finish top of the table.
The Raiderz fell to a 6th place finish with the Stoneheads leap frogging them in the final week of the season.

So in 2 weeks time its the Saurian Storm vs the Coffin Dodgers for the coveted Lone Wolves Challenge Cup, can the Dodgers gain their head coach his 2nd trophy in 3 years or will the Storm take the title??

Sunday, 7 March 2010

I'm All Sprayed Up

Mm Mm Oh Oh Yeah!

It had to happen sooner or later but the Tau have finally been started in earnest.  Just waiting for the engines to come back from the shop and then we can get started.

Now if i could only remember the rest of the colour scheme...

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Lone Wolves Challenge Cup 2010 Week 7 - Results

The competition is rapidly coming to an end, not soon enough for some teams.

Bearded Clams 2 - 0 Storner Stoneheads ( Attendance 26,000 )

A good crowd turned out for the Clams final game of the season against the hated rival Chaos Dwarfs, neither team was playing for anything but pride but the Clams were not going to sit down and be counted.
With the bright sunshine beaming down on the pitch, the Stoneheads received but after some crazy throwing attempts trying to get their star bull centaur on the run failed the Clams soon had the ball and made the big hatted dwarfs pay. 1-0 at half time.

The Clams received the ball at the start of the 2nd half and after a quick snap were able to push one centaur off the pitch and tie up the other. A slow progression down the pitch eventually saw the Clams go 2-0 up as the Chaos Dwarf team started to dwindle. Only a crazy last minute Chaos Dwarf dodge and blitz helped save the Clams from going 3-0 up in the dying minutes of the game.

With this win the Clams will probably finish 4th, the 1st time in 3 years Binx has not finished top of the table. Maybe humans again next year?
The Stoneheads remain 6th but with a win next week and a Orcland Raiderz loss could see them finish 5th.

Invaders 0 - 3 Coffin Dodgers (Attendance 24,000)

The most important game of the season saw the resurgent Invaders take on the unbeaten Dodgers, both teams needed a win knowing a loss would see them out of the final.

A brutal 1st half saw the Invaders do everything in their power to throw the game away, the ball was like a greased pig and would not remain in the beastmens furry palms. The Invaders on the other hand were loving it and after 8 1st half turns the Invaders led by an unassailable 2 TD's to 0.

The 2nd half started with some trickery, as the kick off landed the ball transmuted into 2 balls, causing mass confusion in the Chaos ranks. Not knowing which was the real ball the Chaos took both of them the length of the pitch only for them to be stolen by the Undead who promptly took one into the endzone to make it 3-0.

The Invaders loss meant that they would finish at least 3rd, an improvement on their 1st venture into Blood Bowl but not good enough for their coach who will no doubt be sacrificed to some god spawn type creature.

The Dodgers, progressed to the final, still unbeaten. Next week they face their nemesis the Chaos Dwarfs. One of the Dodgers Ghouls will miss the next match but has been reportedly been undergoing surgery to increase his strength to a mighty 4!

The final weeks match between the Invaders and Warpstone Wanderers has been awarded to the Chaos after the Skaven advised the league they would not be attending. All results have been added to the league.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Yes Miss

Well she was finished last night but slips into March's posts. The final vampire for my army. I said I would get my Wight King done too for this months quota but it hasnt made it in time. It is built and sprayed but not painted.

Im now going to concentrate for the next few months on my Dwarf Blood Bowl team for the Grand Tourniment and the Fortress of Redemption in time for the start of my 40k campaign.