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MixingIt Up
I've come to an important realization, and I wanted to share it: I am bored with board games. That's not entirely true, actually. I am bored with NEW games. I don't want to try every newfangled game that gets published by some fifteen-year-old with a Kickstarter account and a copy of Microsoft Word. I don't want to read convoluted 36-page rule books that would give migraines to normal men. I don't want to have to learn every game I've got every time I want to play. I just want to play the games...
F:AT Looks Back: Twilight Teachings
Sorry you've got another F:AT looks back this week, but I've just come home from holiday and prior to that a minor family crisis and I've not had time to get something together. I've also got big voluntary programming project coming up which will eat into my writing time so you may see a few more of these in the coming weeks. Sorry. But some of the old blog material is reasonably good. I picked this one because I've been asked to post a few more session reports, and although this isn't one of the cool narrative ones...
Barnestorming #128- Branham on Descent 2, Rules Writing,
 Needs a FAQ.
Growing up Gaming
For my birthday recently, I got a copy of King of Tokyo with was unexpected but very nice. What was rather more unexpected was that my six-year old daughter took to it like Godzilla took to smashing up urban Japan. She wanted to play, and play and play to the point where she was even beginning to wear out my enthusiasm for the game, especially two-player which is fun and fast but not where the game really shines. She “got” the whole thing, dice strategy, card effects and all with minimal coaching from me, and had an absolute blast.The...
Barnestorming #9873- Hell is Other Gamers, 10000000, Totoro
 I can smell this photograph.
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