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“Blood of Heroes” aka “Salute of the Jugger” Inspires a Real League

September 22, 2009 | | Comments 2

“Blood of Heroes” or “Salute of the Jugger” is one of my favorite film guilty pleasures. The plot involves a post-apocalyptic team playing a soccer-like sport  with weapons and scoring consists of driving a dog skull on to a stake. It was great fun as an action movie and the ending was strangely affecting, at least to me. Anyway, the Australians take film appreciation to a new level with an actual league based on “Jugging.”  Looks like they use boffer weapons and plastic chains. I must say that this looks like  great fun. The Jugging league  apparently had a booth at Gen Con Australia 2009. Did any of my Australian readers attend and see this booth? Did they play a game on-site? I would like to know how it went.  Regardless, here is their site.

Australian Jugger League.

Trask, The Last Tyromancer

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About the Author: Trask is a long-time gamer, world traveler and history buff. He hopes that his scribblings will both inform and advance gaming as a hobby.

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