Written by Grudunza
June 07, 2010
Here's a list of games...1960: The Making of the President10 Days in the USAAblaze!BlokusCitadelsGuillotineHansaJamaicaKahunaKill Doctor LuckyMr. JackSettlers of CatanTikalVegas ShowdownSo what is the significance of that list? If you answered, a list of mostly mediocre Euro style games, well... I wouldn't necessarily disagree. Some of those games I don't really play much anymore or have as high opinion of as I once did when I bought them, and a few I have since traded away. But the point is that I bought them... and more importantly, I bought them after having played a version of them on my...
Written by Sagrilarus
May 24, 2010
When he paused I knew he was a Cylon. He didn't need to do anything. Pause, Cylon. As he stuttered I imagined a brig door at the far end of the huge ship swinging open.Alright maybe you need a little bit of background into the group to appreciate that this has nothing to do with strategy or tactics. I'm a tactical guy don't get me wrong; I can work the decision tree with the best of them. But sometimes it's even easier than that, and maybe even more dependable. Commander Adama was Commander...
Written by Sagrilarus
April 12, 2010
"The game is on. I'm flat on my belly, inching forward through scrubby brush trying to keep as low as I possibly can. With yesterday's rain I'm good and dirty. My weapon's out in front of me and every few feet I'm sighting down it, laying it on its side so that neither it nor I have to rise even an inch above the undergrowth. Success or failure depends upon surprise; lives are in the balance Not really. This is laser-tag at a kid's birthday party.
Written by Michael Barnes
March 04, 2010
The Count suggests a couple of interesting questions: 1. Where and on whom does he feed? 2. Does having a vampire's castle in the neighborhood lower property values on Sesame Street? That all has nothing to do with this week's Cracked LCD, which is an all-new monthly feature called the Cracked LCD Countdown. Someone wrote in and suggested a top ten list of the games all gamers should own, so I obliged. Plus, lists are good because they make people argue. I like to make people argue, and what's more...
Written by Merkles
February 11, 2010
Thinking back, though, over the history of F:AT since its blog days, there seem to be few discussions about gaming with kids (besides the great articles and posts by Uba). F:ATties discuss gaming when they were kids, but I see few posts about gaming with kids or about their kids gaming. I’ve often wondered about this gap in F:AT’s forums. Is it because no one wants to replicate BGG posts about trying to get their 4 year old to play Caylus (KingPut, can you help us out on that one) ? Or is it that the F:AT demographic is...