An FAQ for the Fortress: Ameritrash website.
--What is Ameritrash?
Ameritrash is a style of board game that has a strong emphasis on theme and story.
--What is the point of Fortress: Ameritrash (F:AT)?
Fortress Ameritrash was created so likeminded individuals could gather together and discuss things they enjoy, mainly Ameritrash games. The site is more liberal and “rough” than most other board game sites on the web as this suits its user base.
--Is enjoying Ameritrash a requirement for being here?
No, we have several readers who do not play Ameritrash but enjoy the site none the less. It is much more important that you fit in with the nature and behavior of the community here – the best way to find that out is to sample some of the site and see if it suits you.
--Who is the intended audience of F:AT?
Fortress Ameritrash contains adult language and has a very liberal approach so is not recommended for children. People who are offended by foul language, nudity, crass behavior or are otherwise easily offended are advised to not enter the site.
--Does F:AT have any affiliations?
Michael Barnes is a paid writer for the cracked LCD column of Gameshark, a video game based website (www.gameshark.com)
All other staff have no affiliation with any board game or related industry and do this on a voluntary basis.
--Who funds this site?
The running costs of this site is currently being funded by it’s staff, member donations, and paid advertising.
--Does the site accept paid advertising?
Yes. If you are interested in advertising on the site feel free to contact us with an expression of interest.
--Does the site accept member donations?
Yes. You can donate by clicking on the donate button at the bottom of the stie.
--How does one join the fat staff?
Existing staff will approach anyone they wish to have join. However see the next question.
--Does F:AT accept user submissions?
Yes. If you have a piece which you think is suitable for publication on our website you may submit it via the “Submissions” link in the Menu. If we feel the piece is worth running we will publish it for you. Note we reserve the right to edit such an article prior to publication. Note that F:AT is a non-profit website so you can not be paid for what you submit.
--Does F:AT publish press releases?
Yes. If you have a press releasee which you think is suitable for publication on our website you may submit it via the “Submissions” link in the Menu. If we feel the press release is appropriate, we will publish it for you. Note we reserve the right to edit such an article prior to publication.
--Any other way I can contribute?
If you have any other skills that you wish to donate feel free to let us know via the forums. We are especially on the look out for any artists to contribute graphical work on the site. Note that F:AT is a non-profit website so you can not be paid for anything you submit.
--What is the “Old Blog?”
Originally F:AT was a blog on blogspot. The blog format was found to be limited which is why we changed to a site. This blog is no longer updated, however you can still read it at Fortress Ameritrash Blogspot.