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The rules for Blood Bowl: Team Manager - The Card Game are now available
Blood Bowl: Team Manager | Published 16 August 2011

Oh, ouch! Did you see that move, Jim?

That looks like another candidate for the Anti-Violence Watchdog Committee’s coveted “Worst Tackle of the Year” award, Bob!

And it looks like the ref has something to say about that play. Yes, he’s got a red flag out and – ohhh. Well, don’t worry, folks...there’s more refs where he came from.

Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game is filled with the pivotal, action-packed moments that puts fans in the seats year after year, and keeps the managers employed!

Lead a team of Dwarf, Wood Elf, Orc, Human, Chaos, or Skaven players to victory as they compete in head-to-head weekly highlights over the course of a brutal five-week season. Survive the competitions, draft the best Star Players, hire staff, upgrade your equipment, while gaining as many fans as you can, and you’ll be sure to end up with Spike! Magazine’s “Manager of the Year” award.

This exciting standalone card game of bone-crushing sports action for 2-4 managers was one of the stars at Gen Con Indy 2011; advance copies of Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game sold out the afternoon of the first day of the convention. Further, every Blood Bowl demo table was busy the entire weekend with attendees eager to test out their managerial skills, and lead their teams to glory.

Download the rules, then place your pre-order!

Don’t fumble your opportunity to examine Blood Bowl’s ultimate playbook. The rules (pdf, 6.4 MB) for Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game are now available for download from the Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game support page.

Prepare to play Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game when it is available for world wide release in the fourth quarter of 2011!

Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game is a bone-breaking, breathtaking card game of violence and outright cheating for two to four players. Customize your team by drafting Star Players, hiring staff, upgrading facilities, and cheating like mad. Lead your gang of misfits and miscreants to glory over your rivals as you strive to become Spike! Magazine’s Manager of the Year!

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Published: 8/17/2011 3:26:41 PM

 The rules reflect the Blood Bowl Universe perfectly! Love the tie-breaker rule as well!

The only way i can see expansions coming out is to release other teams (I.e. Lizardmen, Haflings, Dark Elves, etc) might be a lot to make, but when all the teams are out, people can play as their favourite teams as oppose to the original 6.

Apart from that, brilliant game, can't wait for the release!

Published: 8/17/2011 2:53:35 AM

I'm happy that this ISN'T a LCG! I bought LOTR LCG and got rid off it as soon as I calculated how much more money it'd take to fully enjoy the game while buying all the expansions. LCG also requires more time investment - I can drop any boardgame and get back to it after months and not to miss anything. Not so with LCG. So yeah, I'm happy that it won't be LCG.

Published: 8/16/2011 8:03:34 PM

 My favorite game from GenCon!

Published: 8/16/2011 5:35:49 PM

So entertaining. It was gone by Thursday evening I believe. We grabbed a copy when there were about 30 left and have had a blast with it ever since. Fun, unique, captures the Blood Bowl 'setting' vibe perfectly. I'm very glad it's not just a card game version of the boardgame.

Published: 8/16/2011 4:57:57 PM

Me too. Pity it isnt LCG :(.

Published: 8/16/2011 4:29:05 PM

Missed my chance to own this one at GenCon.  Can't wait for the release...

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