A designation given to a player at the start of a game after each rolls a die and adds their army's aggression factor. The side with the higher adjusted score is the invader, the other is the defender. Used to determine terrain features, time of day or night, weather, and deployment and should have no impact on how each player actually fights the battle. [page 12
A player positioned in front of his goalkeeper who is primarily focused on stopping the opposition's attackers from scoring.
a fighter who holds out against attack
A player positioned near their own goal, trying to stop the other team from scoring. Plays mostly defense.
primarily a defensive player who assists the goalkeeper in protecting the goal area.
One of the players generally positioned in the defensive half of the field and primarily responsible for preventing the opposition from scoring.
A player positioned at the defensive end of the pitch for a team; also known as a "fullback".
A player whose job is to stop the opposition attacking players from goal scoring.
A player who functions primarily in the defensive third of the field and whose major role is to repel attacks on the goal by the opposing team.
perverts the system by following it and adding all the things which would otherwise be replaced by it. See Team Membership
In association football (soccer), a defender is a player whose position of play is behind the midfielders and first and foremost provide support to the goalkeeper. Their primary function is to prevent the opposition from scoring a goal.