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sexta-feira, 18 de novembro de 2011

NAF World Cup

The NAF World Cup is running in Amsterdam as I write this down.
They have put together a web site where we can check the results in each round, and keep track of the players and team rankings.
A bunch of pic's of the event will eventually be posted there too.

Check them out over here NAF World Cup, or just click on the logo.

Its a pity they dont have web cams too so we could take a peek in the games and learn something!

segunda-feira, 14 de novembro de 2011

Huge Non-BloodBowl related post...

*WARNING-If you dont like Raw Black better jump to another post :P *

A couple of months ago,i was wandering through Youtube and decided to search for WAR BLASPHEMY...wich was a one-man-band that i´ve decided to create around 1999.

Well,the results came back a couple of audio videos with some songs i´ve made :) Cool :P´s a little 12 years old bio:

"WAR BLASPHEMY, was created in 2000,it was supposed to be one demon project,I was influenced by the deeds of Black Sabbath, Darkthrone, Venom, Desaster, Slayer, etc..., but since i couldn?t play drums,the project had to sleep until the end of 2001,at that time i was playing in a black metal band named Epping Forest were i meet Thormenthor(drummer)...i talked with him about the project and showed him some musics...he liked,so we proceded to record the first demo"For the Glory of the Unpure"...and what an adventure it was(remember the recording of the drums at 7.30/8.00 in the morning...).This demo camed out through Hell War Prod in 2002 and got a good sold out fast at the label(and i only have the last 50 of the 666 copies). After,i start thinking in new material...the result was "The Prophecy of the Apocalypse",a 2 song+ intro Ep...or at least it was intended to be,because the running time was too much for a 7" and to less for a tape or cd,so i released it myself on my label WaraxiS Prod.,it was released in Dvd Boxes with professional covers...but was limited only to 20 copies,so,only the close ones got a copie of it.The response to this CdR-Ep was great but small due to the short number of copies...maybe it will be re-released on a split tape(with Thy Black Blood?????) by War Prod.(i hope so). By this time,a split 7" with Inner Helvete was planed,it should be released by Total Holocaust Rec. from Sweden,but it didnt turn that way.The songs were recorded,the covers were made,but at the last minute,Total Holocaust stoped releasing vinyl...if there are some label interested in releasing that piece of blasphemy,please contact Total Holocaust,because i think that they even pressed the covers,so its less work to do. This was in 2003. Meanwile,i had to left Epping Forest due to lack of time,but one thing was certain,i was not going to end War Blasphemy.I started to compose new material...this time the songs were much shorter but straight to the point,the sound becomed more raw and closer to the old death/black ala Beherit.I played all instruments this time,and for the last time,it was not because i had problems with Thormenthor,i was just because we didnt have the same free time,and that way we couldn?t gather to record the fucking songs. This time i had the help of Impius from Inner Helvete...he created all the intros and mixed the songs,adding sometimes some explosions to it...(the previous releases were all mixed by MysticcosmoS...thanks mate). This songs became the first War Blasphemy album...if you can call it that...because it have 11 songs,but only 20 min. +/- of running time..but anyway,some of the Metal masterpieces have less more than 20 min. So,stop complaining about the short running time i´ll do a Black Metal opera or something with just one conceptual song with the running time of 70 min. or so...hahahaha. This new blasphemy is called "Satanic Armageddon" and was supposed to be released in the end of 2004 through Hell War Prod. and WaraxiS Prod. in tape format,but there was some delays,so it will be released only in 2005(and dont ask me when...). I am looking also to release it in vinyl format,and it will have the CdR-Ep as bonus,so,once more,if anyone is interested,just contact me. Anyway,there are 3 songs recorded at the moment(a cover,a new one and a re-recorded) and Thormenthor is the drummer( was the shortest recording session i had ever seen...1,2,3...first take...good enough??...well,good bye then...HAHAHA). War Blasphemy never played any concert...but maybe in a near future,things can change...and for that i only need some guy who wants to play bass,and he must have a big house with a steady rehersal place,and lots of money to spend in the promotion of War Blasphemy.... And i think this is all...if something important happens in the mean time,it will be added in the news...


And now,the vids:

And thats it...i havent slept for 29 hours now and i didnt have any idea for a post so,there you have it...a full professional sausage stuffing post lolol.

sábado, 12 de novembro de 2011

"The Avengers"

That has got to be one of the funniest Blood Bowl related stuff I've found in a long, long time!

Thumbs up to coach Pierre2.0 !

Trailer Avengers blood bowl por Pierre2_0

Here's the link for some more of his creative stuff:
- "The avengers" Comic
- "The Avengers" collectible cards

quarta-feira, 9 de novembro de 2011

A different perspective...

If you liked Tristan´s post about the Blingtoof´s tournament,then check this report:


Pretty cool huh?

segunda-feira, 7 de novembro de 2011

blingtoof's gitbash - a fouling I will go!

The inaugural blingtoof's gitbash is in the books and I fully succeeded (and I mean FULLY) in winning the "Best Fouler" award.  I will save the details for further down the post but suffice to say that while second fouler had nearly triple the fouling points that third fouler had, he was still over 40 (yes FORTY) points behind me. MUHAHAHAHAAAAA!!!
"Best Fouler" trophy - bag of rats with chain

Game 1 was vs Tyler and his Orc team.  There are some pics below. Unfortunately for him he left his thrower too exposed early after receiving the kick and I managed to (after fouling for that turn of course) blitz his thrower down and steal the ball.  I stalled for a turn but by then a lot of his players were off the pitch so I scored to get more back on (to foul - lol).  He very nearly started the game without taking an upgrade package but I made sure he did, that would have just been unfair.  So he gave one blitzer +AG and someone +AV I think. In the second half I stalled too long and he caught my ghoul, then managed to work his way up the pitch to score.  To be honest I wasn't too upset as I didn't really want to be winning all my games.  

Game ended in a 1-1 tie and I garnered 24 (TWENTY FOUR) fouling points (6 stun, 5 KO, 2 CAS from fouls)

Game 2 was vs Chris (the tournament organizer) and his underworld.  We all got a normal skill to give to a goblin and a normal skill for anyone.  I gave my Fan Favourite goblin Sure Feet and my Leader mummy Grab. Chris got a quick 2-0 lead built up, and was really smart about avoiding my fouling.  I did foul out a fair number of his guys including his pumpkin troll (see pics 2 & 3 from below).  From there I caught up with two quick touchdowns of my own, but towards the end of the game he was looking pretty sure to get a third and I just took advantage of the proximity of his players to foul more!

Game 2 ended in a 3-2 loss and I scored 22 (TWENTY TWO) fouling points (2 stun, 4 KO, 3 CAS from fouls)

Game 3 was vs. Robert and his Orc team (there must have been at least four orc teams out of fourteen coaches).  We again got two normal skills to distribute so I gave Sure Feet to my goblin with Sneaky Git and Guard to a wight. He had a pretty standard non-troll orc team and he was the eventual wooden spoon recipient.  I tried to help Rob out a bit as he was obviously new to the game, so I showed him a bit about how to line up blocks so if you only get pushes you can block with another player, etc.  I had a lot of trouble knocking down his Orcs (he had a lot of Block) and so suffered my lowest fouling points game in the tournament.

Game ended 2-0 win and I scored 15 (only fifteen? :-( ) fouling points (5 stun, 3 KO, 1 CAS from fouls)

So I ended day one with a respectable 1 win / 1 loss / 1 tie (especially considering how frequently I ignored the ball!) and a massive 61 (yes, SIXTY ONE) fouling points.  The next highest had 40. I found out my next opponent was a chaos pact team so I was looking forward to fouling a bunch of goblins and skaven! 

Game 4 was vs. Mark D and his chaos pact team. I gave my last skeleton Dirty Player and last goblin Sneaky Git.  He quickly went up 2-0 but my fouling began to take it's toll.  I totally ignored the ball for the entire game, and it led to a hilarious conclusion in the final turns of the second half.  Marks ogre had kept blitzing towards the ball in my end while I was fouling the rest of his team near the scrimmage line.  He managed to get the ogre to pick up the ball and all the way to the end zone. Then he called it - "watch now he's going to go bonehead on the end zone line" and of course - nuffle works with no mystery at all.  3 boneheads in a row gave me a chance to sneak a goblin onto the pitch and help tie up the ogre with a skeleton. In one of my last turns I just decided to throw a two die uphill block and double-kapow'd the ogre, breaking his armour and stunning him for Mark's last turn.

Game ended 2-0 loss and I racked up 26 (TWENTY SIX, hell yea!!) fouling points (4 stun, 1 KO, 5 CAS from fouls)

Game 5 was the final game and I was matched up against Craig who was also trying for the fouling award but quite far behind me in points. I gave my Fan Favourite goblin +AG and my wight with Tackle +ST.  This was the second underworld team I played, and we both ignored the ball to concentrate on fouling (I did use it to distract him several times - AFTER my foul for that turn of course!) thanks to Stunty & Dirty Player I was quite successful in getting his players off the pitch.  He kept throwing the ball into my end to try and keep the game tied.  Late in the game, with his last player on the pitch (his troll) he threw a 3 die blitz against my same goblin who blocked Marks ogre down, rolled triple skulls and failed his loner to reroll! I then proceeded to break armour and KO the troll - BOOYAAH!  With three turns left and the board empty of underworld players I did manage to score a touchdown (took all three turns cuz I had no rerolls and ghouls were dropping my hand offs!) which very nearly gave Craig the wooden spoon but he did have lots of fouling points which were first tiebreaker.

Game ended 1-0 win and I got 29 (TWENTY FREAKIN NINE!) fouling points (1 stun, 6 KO, 4 CAS from fouls.

Day two finished up 1 win / 1 loss and a massive 55 (FIFTY FIVE in two games!!) fouling points, bringing my grand total up to 116, with Craig (my final opponent) next highest with 72.  "Best Fouler" was in the bag and I managed a pretty reasonable winning % as well with 2 wins / 2 losses / 1 tie.

Some other stats, I actually placed 7th overall, which is just into the top 50 percentile (with 14 coaches) and I was 8th for most touchdowns and 10th for most casualties.

Also congrats to my buddy Mike @ shiftedmatrix for winning Best Team award with his Nurgle Rotters.

sábado, 5 de novembro de 2011

blingtoof undead/goblin roster

Here's my roster for the blingtoof tournament starting tomorrow at meeplemart.  Am pretty set on my plan but any tips for massive fouling is much appreciated! I even setup my printed roster with lots of space to track my fouling points!

mummy w leader
wight w tackle
3x ghoul
2x zombie
2x skeleton w dirty player
goblin w sneaky git
goblin w fan favourite
2x reroll

You read that right, 15 players! I am going all out for the fouling award, we are talking aiming for 80 turns of fouls over 5 games. Definitely expect to have some players ejected. I have the one cheap bribe (50K) available to sanctioned teams and decided to use the double for leader on a mummy.

  • Going to start w fan favourite goblin on the pitch.  
  • Attempt to sneak on the vanilla gobbo sometime around turn 5-8.
  • Have 1 skel with dirty player on, save the other for when he gets ejected.
  • So hopefully late game I still have a dirty player and if I suffer bad ejections will have the gobbo with sneaky git.

Looking for advice regarding whether I play the vanilla skel or 3rd ghoul from the start? Thoughts??

Expect some live tweets tomorrow.  Probably less than normal as time at the store is very tight, probably just every foul that results in something (could hopefully be lots of tweets - lol)

dual posted on GWpertinent

sexta-feira, 4 de novembro de 2011

R.I.P. Flattus Maximus...

...crap,Cory was found dead... :(

"Death of Cory Smoot-On November 3, 2011, GWAR released a statement to that Cory Smoot had died.According to Metalsucks: It is with a sense of profound loss and tragedy that the members of GWAR must announce the passing of their long time guitarist and beloved friend Cory Smoot, also known to thousands of metal fans worldwide as Flattus Maximus. Cory was found deceased this morning as the band prepared for a border crossing. There is no word as to the cause of death and the members of GWAR are completely shocked and devastated that this has occurred. At this point there is no word on arrangements and the disposition of the remainder of GWAR’s current North American tour, nor are there any details regarding long term plans. At this point we are just dealing with the loss of our dear friend and brother, one of the most talented guitar players in metal today. We ask that our fans and the media be respectful of our request for privacy for those that have suffered this terrible loss. A full statement will be coming in the next day or so, in the meantime please give your thoughts and your prayers to Cory, his family, and all the people that love him.

-Dave Brockie-"