Posted by JimmyFantastic on 2015-10-17 12:33:45
The first FC I entered was in LRB4 when DP was +2/+2.. I had 7 dirty players on an Orc team and lost to an eventual finalist! https://fumbbl.com/FUMBBL.php?page=team&op=view&team_id=632143
Posted by JimmyFantastic on 2015-10-17 12:55:36
So I guess my advice is: Get some dirty players and rely on the much better CRP inducements to give u a shot, GL!
Posted by Malmir on 2015-10-17 13:17:49
The first time I entered was a few months after I joined and it was my second major entry I think. I seem to remember winning one game (and being rightly chuffed about that) and then losing convincingly second round. I learnt a lot though.
Posted by SpecialOne on 2015-10-17 13:38:43
I'm thinking about entering a tourney on Fumbbl for the first time ever. But what team to choose. One I'm okay with loosing? Or one I want to rebuild after the tourney?
Posted by cdassak on 2015-10-17 13:51:07
My first time was with Khemri too so I feel you mate :)
(btw you lack DPs and the skellies would be better with guard)
The rookie stunty is always a valid and fun option, that was my second Major:
Don't forget, field just 14 so you can get full star players.
After two more first round losses, first win came in last year's FC:
Tourney BB is the best, welcome aboard :)
Posted by Medon on 2015-10-17 13:53:40
How does fumbbl cup deal with time zones? Is it random or sorted per continent? And how do you guys deal with it? This is the reason for me to be scared of signing up...
Posted by Starshade on 2015-10-17 14:17:03
You can play from any time zone. You get drawn vs your opponent and you have 1 week to arrange and play a mach at any time. I am from EU but I have played vs NA and Australia players without any problems.
Posted by Roland on 2015-10-17 14:21:11
Just win around 8 games in a row
Posted by liquidorange on 2015-10-17 14:57:54
Usually players are pretty good about being flexible. It's a rare case when you can't find any time to play at all with your opponent.
Posted by pythrr on 2015-10-17 16:15:33
re TZ. be flexible. if you can only play in a 2 hour window each day, you are lilkely to have a forfeir given against you if the other guy is available all sorts of times...
Posted by keggiemckill on 2015-10-17 16:53:43
I suggest curling up into a small little ball and cowering the corner like the rest of us who get dumped first round. Then just enjoy the other games.
Posted by Beanchilla on 2015-10-18 02:48:17
Is it worth joining if you're new and pretty much will have to enter in a fresh team? Any advice is welcome.
Posted by Roland on 2015-10-18 09:08:25
600k flings ftw!
Posted by Verminardo on 2015-10-18 09:50:57
The FC is the one where everyone joins. Bring your 2500k Elves or a Rookie Ogre team, it doesn't matter, just be there. You won't win the Cup, obviously, but maybe you'll win a round or two and take some names! :-)
Posted by tussock on 2015-10-18 10:59:11
Put in the ones you enjoy playing the most, and give them a tale to tell. If you do lose something nice, at least it was in the fummbl cup and not just some random game where a fling killed your legend and last team original at game 140 on an unlikely 1d pow, for instance.
Posted by Catalyst32 on 2015-10-18 12:05:16
Enter if you are new. If you lose... you will not feel so bad because you are new. If you WIN it will be some of your most cherished wins because it is a tournament and maybe you don't expect to win. Some of my 1st tournament wins had me running through my house pumping my fist. Now win I win I just have nice smile and maybe a single fist pump.
Once you really get the hang of it the wins don't always pump you up so much and the losses can sometimes hurt (becuase maybe you make a mistake and you knew better). Once you get the hang of it... it will then be getting to your 1st Main Draw or winning your 1st Tournament that will bring back that special feeling.