An Interview With a Keg Brawl Star


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Talk Tyria recently got a unique opportunity to interview one of Keg Brawl’s rising stars: Jegg “Legs” Edgarson. Few can match the ferocity this norn shows on the ice. We caught up with him after the Leopard’s Spots thrilling 5 kegs to 4 victory over Pour Haus.

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Jegg "Legs" Edgarson

Talk Tyria: Legs! What a fantastic game!

Legs: Keg Brawl is not a game. Keg Brawl is life! Every norn knows that!

TT: Well, at any rate you were very ferocious out on the ice today.

Legs: Snow Leopard gives me speed.

TT: Tell us what happened in the final moments when you led your team to victory.

Legs: Grunn and Algar ran interference for me while I ran zag pattern. Taggart broke past our defense and I cracked him over the head with the keg.

TT: Ouch!

Legs: He went down like raven in a stiff wind!

TT: What happened next?

Legs: I tossed the keg to Volf and broke the ice with a heavy stomp. The defenders went under and I dove over the hole. Volf tossed the keg back and I poured ale to trip up the last defender. With a clear shot to the brewer, I ran the keg in to break the tie.

TT: What a play! I hear your team is leading the tournament. Only two more Brawls to go for the cup.

Legs: That’s right. Bear’s Paws next week and then the winner of Keg for All and Quote the Raven.

TT: What do you think of Leopard’s Spot’s chances?

Legs: We’re going to take the cup. The real question is how many kegs can we get?

TT: In the games ahead or in the celebration after?

Legs: I told you, Keg Brawl is life! Leopard’s Spots will have more kegs than any other team, on the ice and around the fire. You can quote me on that!

TT: Truly spoken. Switching gears, what do you think about the special visitor at tonight’s game?

Legs: Special visitor? I didn’t notice. I was too busy winning.

TT: Why, no other than Rubi from Guildcast, of course! She came to get firsthand experience with Keg Brawl.

Legs: Yes, I remember seeing her now. She was here before the match talking to the brewer. He let her toss the keg around a bit. I’m not sure she’ll make a good keg brawler, but she has definitely brought attention to the sport.

TT: What makes you say that? Does she toss a keg like a woman?

Legs: No. That’s not it. Norn women are some of the most fierce keg brawlers. I have the scars to prove it!

Rubi trying out Keg Brawl

 

TT: I can imagine! One final question: What advice can you offer our readers who might want to try out Keg Brawl?

Legs: Keg Brawl is a norn sport. We invented it. It’s rigorous, fast paced, and played on the ice. Anyone can play the sport, but you have to be tough. Kegs are heavy and your opponents are mean. You don’t see too many asura playing the sport for a reason. To play keg brawl, you must have the heart of a norn.

TT: Thank you Legs. And good luck to you in the tournament.

Legs: Norn do not need luck, we are norn!

TT: Indeed! If you are interested in learning more about Keg Brawl, check out Rubi’s article and photo gallery. And keep reading here at Talk Tyria. We have many interesting articles coming soon!

 

About the author: Belzan enjoys playing and writing about Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 in his free time, when he’s not working on his dissertation and trying to make a living in the field of psychology. His articles range from humor to analysis to observation and he enjoys writing fan fiction about his longtime character Belzan. He also writes a character blog entitled Blog of the Vagabond.