Season 1 was a tournament with every race represented. 128 teams, 7 rounds of KO Blood Bowl. It was the ultimate blood bowl Meat Grinder Marathon.
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It took a coach with a LOT of stamina, a LOT of tolerance for Nuffle, and, a LOT of commitment to get through Season 1.
Season 2 is a different format, but requires 8 Meathead coaches who can grind their way through a massive marathon tournament, as follows:
The theme is 'Classic Races', taken from Lord of the Rings.
Each coach builds one each of these Secret League/Normal rosters:
Chaos Dwarves (all 6 Dwarves are required)
Elven Union (pro elves)
Cult of Ulric
Pirates of Sartosa
Sisters of Sigmar
Team builds are based on 1150 tv and 66 spp per team. Stacking and secondaries are permitted (max three of any one skill per team), but no stat increases. Note, create your team, then pm knine with how you want to spend your remaining 150k and I'll adjust your budget.
There will be 8 groups of 8 teams in which all teams of each race will play each other to determine who is the best of each race. Then, the winner of each race division will play a round robin to determine the Meatgrinder champion - the ultimate Meathead. Ie, all 8 dwarf teams will play each other and crown a champ, all elf teams will play each other and crown a champ, etc, etc. The champs of each race then face-off vs each other (all MNGs will be cleared for the champs before beginninig the final round robin).
If you want to join season 2, pm knine. We will start when we have 8 coaches from North America (others too, but only if you can play North American evenings).
Have you got what it takes? Pm knine if you think so.
Draft Spread Sheet
Season 2 is a Marathon tournament is intended to run with one of each the classic Lord of the Rings races. Ie, 64 teams or a total of 63 games per coach.
The aim is to finish before Christmas 2023. That requires the commitment of about one game every 5 days (you can bunch them and then have breaks... up to you, so long as the average is one every 5 days).
The tournaments will be set up as double round robins, ie, play whenever you can. The first phase (56 games) will end 31 October 2023, regardless of how many games you played.
Any coach that drops off the required marathon pace (at least a game a week, preferably more) will get 1-2 warnings and will then be replaced. There will not be any forfeits.
Once the first phase is done, there will be a second phase of the champs from each race in a normal round robin tournament from 1 November - Xmas. Ie, one game a week.
Ruleset 2198, ie the BB20 secret league ruleset.
MOST important rule: This is a game.... have fun. SECOND most important rule: Don't be a dick, ie be cordial and save your barbs for a face to face meeting.
The second season includes the following coaches:
STEP 1 - TEAM CREATION, part 1:
All teams have 1,150,000 to spend on buying their players and items.
You get 66 spp to assign to players as you see fit. You cannot do stat increases and you cannot save those spp for later.
From the 1150000, buy a minimum of 11 players. A maximum of 16 can be rostered. You do NOT have to spend all your money (this is a progression tournament). You can also buy:
• 0-8 Re-Rolls
• Assistant coaches
• 0-1 Apothecary for eligible races
• 0-6 Dedicated Fans
Step 1a – create your team using this link: MGM team creation
Note: Under our ruleset, you will only have a budget of 1000k. I will add 150k after you apply the team.
Step 1b – buy your RRs first!!!! (if you wait til after submitting, rerolls are double, but I will admin fix the problem - just pm knine).
Step 1c – buy as much as you want up to 1000k.
Step 1d – submit your team to the group team page
INDUCEMENTS: Inducements are not available until game time. Star players cannot be rostered, but they can be induced…. At game time! (if you have tv differences/cash)
STEP 2 – TEAM CREATION, part 2:
Step 2a - After Knine adds 150k to your treasury (more if you need another RR), buy the remainder of your items. (Knine will unready your team so that you can do this)
STEP 3 - SKILLS:
In your team bio, list how you want the spp allocated to your players.
*** Did you know...
When you consider the teams with various Big Guy limitations, there are 130 different race rosters available.
The last coach standing in Season 1 was Wintergreen13 who won the title of Marathon Meat Head.