View Full Version : Learning to play BB.

07-07-2006, 20:32
Basically I want to get into BB and would like to know what the best way to learn is.

Also would like to do an orc team as i have alot of bits left over from my ork army and should have enough to build a team.

07-07-2006, 20:35
I'm in a similiar boat myself (even down to the same choice of team)

from what I've been told the best way to learn is playing a few 'one-off' games to get the hang of it but I'm sure one of numerous BB vets here will point us in the right direction

07-07-2006, 20:40
Also help with a starting team would be cool.

07-07-2006, 20:40
I just jumped right into a league with some very experienced players. Somehow i managed to get to the final of the playoffs ending in a 6 hour game of dungeon bowl where i killed my mates most experienced witch elf.

I started with goblins, then moved to dwarfs, then back to gobbos, now im on Vampires.

You pick it up pretty fast. Esepecially around experienced guys. I was lucky enough to have one of them as a really close mate anyway and he taught me some tactics and plays to use.

Ravening Wh0re
08-07-2006, 01:59
Hiya guys.
I'd suggest obviously getting hold of the rules first. You can find it free online (I'm rubbish at linkies)
I'd also suggest joining up at FUMBBL. It allows you to play BB online against other opponents. There's even an academy for beginners.

Check out this thread http://warseer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35082

12-07-2006, 20:23
I think i will start with humans, going to mail order the box set which will gove me 15 models which as i understand will give me a full team with substitutes.

Any more help will be much appreciated.

12-07-2006, 20:40
download the living rule book off the games workshop site. pick a team you like the look of and buy that

12-07-2006, 20:48
download the living rule book off the games workshop site. pick a team you like the look of and buy that

Like the new human models, so i think i'll go for them to start with. They also look like one of the best teams to start with.

Also read through the rulebook, should be easy enough to learn.

13-07-2006, 09:10
not a bad starting team paul will have to play you with my ogers some time

13-07-2006, 09:12
Sure, the fact i have never played before may give you a slight advantage.

13-07-2006, 09:16
ive played three games of bloodbowl not that good;)

13-07-2006, 09:18
I'll have a few games to pick up the rules when i get my team.

13-07-2006, 09:20
have you ordered your team yet

13-07-2006, 09:22
I'll order it today so should arrive next week sometime.

15-07-2006, 21:40
Who wants to join in a BB league? it will be open to whoever wants to join and held in portsmouth, suitible location standing depending on numbers