It’s fantasy football, emphasis on the fantasy. In Blood Bowl (based on the popular tabletop game), teams of humans, orcs, elves and demonic mutants battle for gridiron supremacy in a
bloody, chaotic conflict. Tackles can kill, extra arms can intercept throws, and wizards will throw lightning bolts from the sidelines. It’s violent, quickly paced, and everything can change on the
roll of a die.
On the surface, Blood Bowl will look familiar to football fans. You have two teams, made up mostly of one race. The goal is to get the ball into the end zone, and players have
specialties: throwing, catching, blocking, and rushing. What’s different is that instead of downs, each team has eight turns per half. Your turn ends when all your players are out of actions, you
resign, or you fail to successfully complete an action—a player gets tackled, fumbles the ball, or…