Football Fortunes Away From Home

Football tabletop games both vintage and modern played and reviewed by the Football Fortunes crew.

Series 1 Episode 1 - Counter Attack The Football Strategy Game

Join us as the Football Fortunes crew put the absolutely fantastic Counter Attack - The Football Strategy Game through its paces.

Counter Attack is a match day format tabletop affair where two coaches face off against each other across 90 minutes of play. Players are drafted, formations decided and then it's all about finding space, attacking well, defending with gusto and also rolling well on the dreaded dice to hopefully thrash your opponent.

Counter Attack is available in both digital and physical formats and is the brainchild of Colin Webster, who very kindly ('cos he's a great spud) agreed to add his dulcet Scottish tones to our match commentary in this episode.

Our Football Fortunes Away From Home series one will cover the slew of Kickstarter football tabletop games that have been released in the last decade across 7 episodes. Following Counter Attack we'll be playing Superclub, Next Goal Wins, Soccer City, Plakks and The Football Game as well as card games including 5-A-Side, Time Vault Soccer and Kixxs.

Series 1 Episode 2 - Superclub: The Football Manager Board Game

Superclub: The Football Manager Board Game will be our game for Series 1 - Episode 2 of Away From Home

Following a very successful Kickstarter campaign the very beautiful  Superclub: The Football Manager Board Game is now available to buy. We're very much looking forward to breaking it open for our second episode of Away From Home.

Series 1 Episode 3 - Next Goal Wins (Kickstarted 2020)

Kickstarted in 2020 and delivered with gusto in 2020 Next Goal Wins is a card game with the fantastic design ethos we've come to expect from Kickstarted football games as well as some excellent twists and turns in the gameplay. We had a ball (sorry!) playing Next Goal Wins and a great ending to our episode also. Find out more at http://www.obgames.co.uk/nextgoalwins

Series 1 Episode 4 - Soccer City  (Kickstarted 2013)

Kickstarted in 2013 by Lisandro Nembrini and Gonzalo Rodrigo from Spain, Soccer City is a match day format game where managers pit their wits head to head in a game. Tactics, dribbling, tackles, shots and everything you'd expect are covered in a retro-tinted and simply fantastically designed game that had a reprint in 2016 but has since sadly disappeared without a trace.

Series 1 Episode 5 - The Football Game (Kickstarted 2018)

We're looking forward to cracking open our minty fresh copy of The Football Game and feasting on the gooey stuff inside. We've a fan in Rory already who met the guys behind London Games at UK Games Expo in 2018. More to come on this one.

Series 1 Episode 6 - Plakks (Kickstarted 2020)

From just outside the soccer mecca of Barcelona, Plakks is a deceptively hard match day football game where the premise is to score goals through the massed ranks of your opponent's team. We'll be playing through the Boca VS River Plate Superclásico. Light your

Series 1 Episode 7 - The Cards Games Episode

TimeVault Soccer

We'll be playing a bunch of quick card games that have been Kickstarted in the past few years including Time Vault Soccer, Five-A-Side and others as we race towards the Away From Home league winners. Will it come down to the card games to determine the series 1 champion?

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