Written by cookiedisco
January 28, 2010
During these past holidays I’ve come to the realization that just like some babies have their “security blankets”, I have my very own “security boardgame”. Though it might sound funny (or sad maybe?) I think it is an accurate analogy. I have a boardgame that I constantly move from the closet to my car and vice versa; or to my wife’s car, carefully placing it next to the stroller so the box does not get damaged. I simply don’t want to get caught anywhere without it. It’s the “just in case” game. You know, “just in case” I find...
Written by scissors
January 19, 2010
Board games have been a big part of my life for the last four or five years, and having reached a sort of a crossroads in the hobby, I wanted to put down “how far” I’ve come in gaming and describe what gaming means to me. I’m in no way prolific as an F:AT member, so I’m not sure how much interest this will hold for others; on the other hand I’ve always been curious about how people have gotten into the hobby, especially users of this site. It seems to me here that a lot of posters at...
Written by Jur
October 30, 2009
Put four men in a car for a three hour drive and you end up in a different part of the world. Not only is there a lot of catching up to do, life-wise, but there's lists of anticipated releases to go through. So that by the time we arrived at the Essen fair, our patience was severely tested having to stand in a queue. And by the time we were inside I was deviously tricked into a bloody train game, not worth mentioning and a waste of good time. I wasn't having that again. ...
Written by MattDP
October 11, 2009
My feeble dithering over my old copy of Space Hulk versus the brand new, shiny copy of third edition Space Hulk have become legendary. However, all is not lost. Out of this stinking mire of qubbling and indecision there can at least be salvaged something worthwhile: an article on getting the very most out of your copy of Space Hulk. As if twelve missions and a variety of Terminator suit payloads wasn't enough.
Written by Juniper
October 09, 2009
It's time again for the sort-of-annual Fortress: Ameritrash Essen Preview! Get ready, because you won't want to miss out on the excitement this year!