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Guild Ball is the game of medieval fantasy football from Steamforged Games. The Century War has wracked the land, and all that forges the fractious nations of the new Empire together is the blood-sport of Guild Ball, brought together by the scheming Guilds. Will you play the slippery Fishermen, the arcane Alchemists, or the suspicious Union? Read some articles, listen to some podcasts, watch some videos, and maybe you’ll find out which is best for you!

The Pitch, Ep.10

Posted by on 1:00 am

Back from a longer than expected hiatus, Dan & Lance skim past the news and cover some random Guild Ball topics that have been on thier minds. Dan discusses drafting tactics when facing the mirror match and Lance helps reveal whats really going on with the Farmers so that you won’t be caught with your pants down. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:20:08 — 58.6MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.9

Posted by on 12:35 am

Dan and Lance had a slow news week so we instead decided to do another list. This time Lance ranks the top 10 ball fondlers in the game and then they both answer listener questions. Also, there is currently a Tee Spring campaign going on for Midwestwargaming t-shirts so buy one. https://teespring.com/new-midwestwargaming#pid=46&cid=2753&sid=front Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:27:34 — 63.2MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.8

Posted by on 12:54 am

For our first episode of 2018 Lance and Dan break from thier normal news-reporting habits and get into the nitty gritty of Blacksmiths. Lance has been known to dabble in these waters and Dan has lost to his brother’s Blacksmiths before so they are both experts. Come listen to thier expert opinons and they’ll tell you why the midwest is right and why the UK is wrong. Oh, and if you like this podcast please take a moment to leave a review on iTunes, it really helps a lot with visibility. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:11:21 — 52.0MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.7

Posted by on 12:56 pm

As per usual, Dan and Lance start off by going over some latest SFG news items (resin reboxing, painting contest, ATC cancelled, new regional tournament struction). Then to switch it up a bit Lance and Dan do some shout-outs. Lance has been loving Guild Ball Scrum app and Dan really appreciates Tectonic Craft Studios. Next, Lance talks about his recent tournament experience at Geek City in North Liberty, IA and finally Dan & Lance talk more about some goals for 2018. As always, buy your tokens at www.museonminis.com And read guild ball content and come create guild ball content at www.midwestwargaming.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:19:24 — 56.2MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.6

Posted by on 1:55 am

SteamCon US finally happened and it was the most fun I had at a convention since Muse On Con. Lance and Dan take turns recapping all of the awesome experiences they had at Steamforged Games premiere convention this past weekend in Chicago.  Tournament talk, Snake Draft, Keynote recap, etc. etc. The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:22:35 — 60.7MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.5

Posted by on 1:21 am

SteamCon UK just happened and holy crap the hype is real. Lance and Dan cover all the latest news from Steamcon UK, share our opinions and speculate on what we think might happen in the future. The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:33:09 — 68.6MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.4

Posted by on 11:14 pm

If you like Steamforged news than this is the episode for you. Lance and Dan go over all the latest happenings for an hour. At approximately the 1:10:00 mark they pivot to a Theron discussion where  Lance explains why he isn’t a Theron fanboy and Dan regurgitates every bit of Theron tactics he’s consumed from the internet. The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:39:37 — 69.7MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.3

Posted by on 2:13 pm

In Episode 3 Lance & Dan bring on a guest, Mike White. They all start with a discussion on the news from Steamforged, their holiday themed undead farmers, Octoberfest esters and pumpkin obulus. Lance updates everyone on the Union in Chains event and Dan then talks about the inclusion of Guild Ball at the ATC.  The rest of the episode is Mike and Lance discussing Esters and Dan being tipsy. The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:17:31 — 56.3MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.2

Posted by on 3:28 pm

In Episode 2 Lance & Dan provide an update on Steamforged’s Union in Chains global event and let you know which guilds are currently winning and throw our two cents on the new models. After news they proceed to do a battle report from a recent Des Moines tournament, Lance played his Blacksmiths and Dan brought Morticians for the first time. Lastly, Lance and Dan combine all of their combined intelligence to figure out Scalpel. The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:18:57 — 60.7MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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The Pitch, Ep.1

Posted by on 7:00 pm

The Pitch is a podcast focused on discussing Steamforged’s sport-themed-wargame, Guild Ball. Lance Becker and Dan White are both Iowa coaches who love the game and wanted to promote Guild Ball more in our area as well as give a midwest perspective on tactics and teams. In Episode 1 Lance & Dan recap the latest news from Steamforged, Union in Chains, as well as talk about new players to the Blacksmith’s Guild, Alloy and Hearth. At the 32:00 mark Dan & Lance do a battle report from their recent tournament in Minneapolis. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:18 — 46.6MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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