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PurpleChest
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Ogre
[B]
Rookie
Ogre
Record
2/1/1
Win Percentage
63%
Ogre
[R]
Rookie
Ogre
CR
Record
0/0/0
Win Percentage
n/a
Overall
[R]
Legend
Overall
Record
2495/393/685
Win Percentage
75%
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2016-12-19 03:25:57
10 votes, rating 4.9
UnbelievARR,
I thought for a while about the title. It could be 'CheatARR'. It could be 'LuckARR'. It could be 'WinnARR'.

And maybe all would be true. I was challenged Here by ArrestedDevlopment to Sprint in B with an ARR race to raise moneys for Christer and FUMBBL. The ARR races are the 8 least played races in B, though it was always incredibly likely that I wouldnt be getting my hands on High Elves, and some even know I have a fair amount of experience with Pro Elves. nope, it was always going to be a stunty race.

I agreed. People pledged money. Far more than I thought. I'd expected maybe $150, if we pushed it hard. it was quickly double that. So instead of one sprint I agreed to two. With Flings and Goblins. Despite playing over 5000 games here, stunty races had never tempted me so these would be my first 32 games as a stunty coach. I decided to plunge in with no research, read no tactics guides and spectated no games. I just launched in, curious as to what would happen.

This has been done before, though a single sprint, and that one ended with a 4/4/8 record. I felt that was ambitious, but I could see myself maybe scraping a few wins. No one said I couldnt be a munchkin and use some hires and other tricks to try and get the odd edge here and there.

But I got really lucky. Really, really lucky. And it went rather well, i think.

The full details can be found on my prior blog Here, with a brief note on each game and links to them. But in summery:

My Halflings: Chronicles Of PC, UnbelievARR ended 6/4/6

Halfings are shit at BB, there is absolutely no denying it, they have no damn right to be on a BB pitch. i consider it a minor miracle that they ended 'even' and teams like this, with winning records in B, impress the hell out me. In R, less so.

My Goblins: Covenant of PC, UnbelievARR ended 9/4/3

Thanks to a great early run and some key luck the Gobbo's had a cracking time, while they too are terrible at BB, they are, to my mind, markedly better than Flings. Maybe I just got luckier, but I don't think so. I think they deserve to be counted as a tier higher than Flings.

In total my first 32 stunty games end 15/8/9.
I am amazed, I enjoyed myself thoroughly in almost every game, even the hopeless ones, and almost every opponent seemed to have some fun too, even a few who lost. Someone who ought to know called me a filthy lucker with stunties. Another said I had done a few things differently to normal. Both are probably right, and i shall at some stage write a Forum thread throwing out a few ideas and see where i was going wrong.

But a BIG thank you to everyone that sponsored the run, whatever your motivations. Also to everyone who played me. I had a blast.

Now pay up.


TLDR?
I've had a long chat with your Mum and she's leaving your Dad for me.
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Comments
Posted by happygrue on 2016-12-19 04:02:19
Great work! If nothing else, stunties give you some great perspective on what "hopeless game" means. It does help to go into it with the right attitude. :D
Posted by tussock on 2016-12-19 04:50:45
My own box flings are 7/6/54, so more wins than PC! Woohoo!

The box goblins are 11/4/41, which is also more wins than PC!

Now where to collect my prizes for being the best coach EVAR?

Wait, it's accumulative, right? Surely.
Posted by jdm on 2016-12-19 08:25:12
TLDR. Daddy?

And each team only faced dwarves once. How disappointing.

You have my admiration sir. Well played.
Posted by Miceycraft on 2016-12-19 08:39:50
Well played. Those scores are very impressive. I have learned some great new strategies from watching your games, despite what you think you are still an amazing coach even with races you have never played!

I hope you enjoyed your small descent into stunty madness!
Posted by Harad on 2016-12-19 09:09:41
Well done thought you played them great. Sure you were lucky but that wasn't you playing bad it's just what is needed with stunties: some. questionable coaching by opponents, some great matchups, some good dice and pushing the little guys to the limit. Grats!
Posted by ArrestedDevelopment on 2016-12-19 16:54:18
Paid up! And I know a few paid in advance. But will get another blog out mid-week to remind more.

Very well done on the sprints. Neither finishing as losing is impressive no matter what luck it may or may not have required to get there.

I doubt your flings will ever grace the pitch again in such regularity to challenge the Bluebay Crammers' box supremacy (https://fumbbl.com/p/team?team_id=722154), or at all... But is there an outside chance we see your goblins grace some ARR brawls? ;)

Congratulations on the results and for taking the journey!
Posted by happygrue on 2016-12-19 18:22:27
do it PC! Inducements in way lopsided matchups is where the real fun is! :D
Posted by Verminardo on 2016-12-19 20:27:53
So, 9/4/3, does that beat cdassak's all time record?

At any rate, good job!
Posted by ArrestedDevelopment on 2016-12-19 20:39:34
cdassak went 11/3/2 for 52pts.

PC looked to have a shot at equaling 11 wins having started 8/0/1, but the box is the box.
Posted by Verminardo on 2016-12-21 13:33:36
Thank Nuffle! ;-D