Guild Ball: Neue (größere!) Starter
Wer bisher nicht in Guild Ball eingestiegen ist kann ab Juni zuschlagen. Ab dann gibt es nämlich neue Starter, welche 6 anstatt der bisherigen 3 Miniaturen enthalten. Natürlich ist wie immer auch ein Ball dabei. Den Anfang machen die Engineers, die Fishermen und die Butcher.
The Butcher’s Guild: The Bloody Master
“You’re just meat to them. Weak, tender, soft meat. And they’re the Butchers.”
— Greyscales, Fishermen’s Guild
Tougher than gristle, Ox sees Guild Ball as nothing but brutal blood sport. More merciless maniac than athlete, the master butcher has transformed the pitch into a kitchen nightmare—cleavers, knives, hooks, you name it, his team wields it. Why the cutlery? Because to this deranged butcher, everyone—even his teammates—is a succulent meat bag, crying out for pain.
His team’s playstyle is simple: get to the opposing team and shred flesh until there’s nothing left. With a ruthless and unforgiving captain, it’s no surprise their bread and butter is mid- to late game, after they’ve broken the minds and bodies of their opponents. Coaches eager to skewer and maim will delight in the savage brutality of these Butchers.
Cleaving their way to winner’s circle one opponent at a time, this set includes a ball, 6 player cards, bases, and 6 players: Ox, Princess, Brisket, Boiler, Boar, Shank.
The Engineer’s Guild: The Instruments of War
“They have the most devastating potential of all teams at their fingertips.”
— Midas, Alchemist’s Guild
Former dog of war. Ambitious tinkerer. Volatile genius. Ballista’s brilliance is as intimidating as his past. No longer squandering his talents on the waste of war, his newest gadgets and gizmos seek to quash the natural talents of man. Why train to be the best when you can simply build something better?
His team’s playstyle is one of accuracy and control. Their gadgets and devices excel where humans fall short, allowing the team to push around players and the ball from a distance. Resilient in combat, this team excels in the mid-game. Geared to command the pitch with calculated precision, these Engineers are perfect for coaches who like creative scheming and calculated plans.
Masters of mechanical manipulation, this set includes a ball, 6 player cards, bases, and 6 players: Ballista, Mainspring, Salvo, Velocity, Ratchet, Colossus.
The Fisherman’s Guild: The Changing Tide
“Ain’t no other team that can catch ‘em. Until someone seriously gets their game on, the Fishermen’s Guild will keep on winning.”
– Flint, Mason’s Guild
As a cunning predator, Shark is the kind of captain crowds love to watch and players hate to face because he’s aggressively fast. And he’s not shy about showing off. Circling the currents of the pitch, his plays aim to shame—he darts in, steals the ball, and sinks a shot in a flash of blue. Fading back into the murky shadows, he patiently waits to strike again.
Fast, agile, and fragile, his team’s playstyle is about outsmarting opponents with clever plays and swfit goals. Led by one of the fastest captains, this team clinches the early game by sinking goals quickly. Coaches who want speed and a kick stronger than the surging tides will find this Fishermen team to be a perfect match.
As unyielding as the seas, this set includes a ball, 6 player cards, bases, and 6 players: Shark, Salt, Angel, Siren, Greyscales, Kraken.
Die Sets beinhalten 6 Spieler, einen Ball und alle nötigen Karten. Ein Set kostet 50 GBP und als Erscheinungstermin wird der 23.06. angegeben. Leider wird nicht erwähnt aus welchem Material die enthaltenen Minis hergestellt sind.
Bei den Engineers zeigt sich immerhin eine nicht zu verachtende Ersparnis gegenüber dem Einzelkauf (vor allem wegen Colossus) (59,30 GBP), bei den Butchers und Fishermen wird es schon weniger (51,30 GBP). Allerdings dürften in den neuen Startern auch bereits die neuen Profilkarten für Season 3 enthalten sein.
Link: Steamforged Games