Blood Bowl is a Fantasy Football game created by Jervis Johnson for the British games company Games Workshop (but now under the aegis of their Specialist Games division) as a parody of American Football. The game was first released in 1987 and has been re-released in new editions since. Blood Bowl is set in a fantasy universe similar to, but not the same as, Warhammer Fantasy, populated by traditional fantasy elements such as human warriors, goblins, dwarfs, elves, orcs and trolls. The most recent purchasable edition of the game contains a printed copy of Living Rulebook 1.0. However, the latest edition of the game available is the Living Rule Book 5.0 (or LRB5, also known as Perpetual Blood Bowl League or PBBL).
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! In the Warhammer 40,000 game itself, Snotlings could be selected as units until the game's third edition, where their status as a troop type was removed. They continue to be incorporated into the background imagery of the Ork race, however. In the 1991 book 'Ere We Go and in the Gorkamorka rulebook, the Snotlings were revealed to be the original form of the entire Ork species. They acquired intelligence after consuming a special fungus and soon created genetically engineered slave races to support them, first the Gretchin, and then the Orks themselves. Disaster struck, however, when the new races consumed all traces of the fungus, reducing the Snotlings to their near-feral state. They are now only remembered as the legendary "Brain Boyz".