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Made in ca
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Aurora, ON

I've been looking at what I spent (335) that was the 150 kickstarter plus 185 in upgrades (Season 2 teams, nicer board, other odds and ends).

The second shipment of stuff should be going out soon (if not already).

In the time between getting into the kickstarter to now I'm finding that I'm more interested in 40K and Warmachine.

Is there much of a market for it (Dreadball)?
   
Made in ca
Anointed Dark Priest of Chaos





British Columbia

Make a swap shop thread to test the waters.

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Made in ca
Fresh-Faced New User



Aurora, ON

Yeah was planning a swap post but waiting for the season 2 stuff to arrive. No point trying to swap what I don't have inland.

Guess I was just curious from fans of the game if there's much interest in it.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka







One of the advantages of Dreadball compared to the other two is that it's fairly good to introduce to random non-wargamers.

It might be worth keeping some of the basic stuff around for a game or two.
   
Made in ca
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Aurora, ON

How does it comlare to 2e and 3e blood bowl in terms of accsssibilty? I also have battleball, stratomatic football, pizza box football and 1st and goal.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka







I'm not really qualified to answer that, I'm afraid.

I know Blood Bowl has made me go, "frak off, I can't be bothered with this rubbish" the few times I've tried it. Whereas dreadball is darned easier to follow.

Roll the number of dice you see here, compare it to your stats. If you rolled a 6, roll another.

Compare it to your opponents, if you've doubled it, you've kicked their ass.

Having watched the Tabletop webshow, it seems close enough to board game conventions for anyone to pick up.

And, since games run at an hour or less, it's good to have a blast at it if your 40k game has finished early for some reason.

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Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

I love Dreadball, and I've been able to teach it to my non-wargaming friends. I'd highly recommend keeping it, but if you do separate, I may be willing to buy the ladies from you-I skipped out on them since I already had a female team and wanted nothing to do with the Zee (fething space monkeys...), so that was the team that was dropped.

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Made in gb
Incorporating Wet-Blending





UK

The season 2 stuff will sell really well if you put it up as soon as you get it, since you'll be selling it before the stores get their stock for the most part.

I recommend just cracking it open and giving it a game, I played a game yesterday and it only took 20 minutes.

It's a really great "coffee break" game that doesn't take a lot of effort. Quite easy to get non-gamers and non-nerds on board with it too, since it's pretty quick and sports-related.

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Made in ca
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Aurora, ON

No doubts that it's a solid game and accessible. Only heard good things about the game.

But 've just been in the mode of purging my collection of things that I know I won't play. Not becausee there's anything wrong with the games.

I know the tastes of the people I game with and dreadball is low in terms of interest for them not to mention it's a two player game and there's usually 3 or more of us that hang out at any given time.

I think as a game DB has amazing production value just not a good match for my gaming group.
   
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Cold-Blooded Saurus Warrior



E. City, NC

frankcastle1975 wrote:
No doubts that it's a solid game and accessible. Only heard good things about the game.

But 've just been in the mode of purging my collection of things that I know I won't play. Not becausee there's anything wrong with the games.

I know the tastes of the people I game with and dreadball is low in terms of interest for them not to mention it's a two player game and there's usually 3 or more of us that hang out at any given time.

I think as a game DB has amazing production value just not a good match for my gaming group.

I would advise to keep the board and all essentials, keep your favorite 3 teams and all MVPs usable by those teams, and then recoup some cash. As others have stated, as soon as folks realize the low cost this game has to get into (you can find a copy of the game for around $60, and the full team of what you want for $40, so $100us), and its fast paced, so even an odd number of players can play some matches during game night, and when people have seen it played, they'll want to play.

Try this though, if you have a game night where only 1 or 2 other players show up, have them try to it. If its 2 others, sit out and let them play a one off game with the teams of their choice (so have those three teams you plan on keeping assembled. All grey is totally fine when testing a new game). The first game I play, a goblin got killed the second move of the game. That set the tone and it was game on!!!!

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