Foosball is one of those things that you always see from place to place, but don’t get to explore the deeper intricacies of unless you’re a committed enthusiast.
For those that don’t know, Foosball, alternatively known as table football, a tabletop game designed to mimic soccer. There are figurines that resemble soccer players (footballers), affixed to rods, that participants manipulate to flick the ball downfield and score goals on their opponents.
There are eight rods in total (four for each player) with varying numbers of footballers attached to each. Though games are typically played to five points, seven and nine point variations of the game exist, and rounds usually go best of three or best of five.
Believe it or not, there are even pro tournaments for this humble game in which participants compete for the chance at hundreds, thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
No matter your level of play, though, the common thread is that you need a good foosball table to get started, so read on to learn which is the best foosball table overall. [Read more…]