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My Subbuteo shooting arena

Perform a thrilling shoot-out with two players or practice your shooting techniques: I constructed this Subbuteo shooting arena for some table soccer action in-between times.

DIY Subbuteo shooting arena 1

DIY Subbuteo shooting arena 2

I covered the borders with foam to protect my little plastic men…

DIY Subbuteo shooting arena 3

I made the pitch with d-c-fix Sticky Back Velours. It is not exactly Astroturf material but adequate for my purpose.

DIY Subbuteo shooting arena 4

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Subbuteo resources you should know as a newbie

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Subbuteo – A Love Story

I have always been a table football fan: Back in my Ruhrgebiet childhood in the German 1980s, my younger brother I were playing Tipp-Kick every weekend. We cowered on the floor, asked ourselves why they call it a table(!) game, and listened to WDR 2’s live radio coverage of Bundesliga matches. We re-enacted the players’ moves and goals and were happy boys.

Never was it a problem for us that each Tipp-Kick team only contained one goalie and one player.… Weiterlesen

How to polish Subbuteo bases

Even the best professional Subbuteo bases won’t glide very well unless you polish them regularly. In order to increase the lubricity of your figures, it’s necessary to rub the bottom of their bases quickly over a suitable polishing cloth.

In addition, there are several lotions, sprays or wax solutions especially for Sports Table Football on the market.… Weiterlesen

Painting my teams

If you bought a ready-to-go team to begin your next Subbuteo match, you’d miss half of the fun: Try to prepare your own team with decals and colors instead. Crafting is an important part of Subbuteo’s attraction, believe me!

Painting Subbuteo teams 1
For my first DIY team, I bought a set of Raptor G2 bases, base stickers, blank figures and team decals on the internet (see suppliers list at the end of this post).… Weiterlesen

5-a-side Subbuteo pitch for my kids

On Christmas Eve 2015, our daughters found this handy Subbuteo pitch under the Christmas tree. What a surprise: Finally, they got a small 5-a-side pitch and were able to reach every spot on the field for the very first time. Thanks, Santa!

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Tutorial for Subbuteo floodlights

These DIY-floodlights for Subbuteo provide a great atmosphere at my attic when I play a match of Subbuteo. You’ll just need a set of four LED spots and some pieces of wood to reconstruct them.

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Subbuteo: Tutorial for creating a set of floodlights

Well, the picture above needs some explanations: I used two strong neodymium magnets for each floodlight to create a flexible holder. I screwed one magnet (diameter 1 cm) on the pitch and one into the floodlight pylon.… Weiterlesen

My first Subbuteo pitch

In this gallery, I will give you some impressions about my Subbuteo Astropitch. In winter 2015, I mounted a self adhesive playing field on a MDF board and created wooden surroundings. It has been a great training capacity ever since.

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