Written by MattDP
March 12, 2012
Roll up, ladies and gentlemen! Queue right here for your literal once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be skewered by a shot from the most famous siege engine in Imperial Rome! That’s right, it’s time for Bolt Thrower #2.GamesFond as they are of their boardgames over at NoHighScores, I’m not sure there’s ever been much written about wargames over there so I thought I’d educate their readership on the finer points of Panzer-pushing, including why the genre is so bafflingly resistant to modernisation, and why it is when designers to break the mold the games are often of startling quality. I’ve also...
Written by Black Barney
March 07, 2012
In this installment of Monsterpiece theatre, I try to call out the best (and worst) of 2011 so you and the missus will know what to Netflix next and then praise me to death the next day on F:AT cuz you got smooches from your good taste in movies.
Also, Ken and I have made out to ALL OF THESE
Written by MattDP
February 13, 2012
OK, I warned you guys that I might have to do this from time to time. I’m shamelessly stealing the idea of my fellow staffers Micheal and Ken and having my own named column to talk about a whole grab-bag of crap alongside games. And I’m shamelessly stealing their idea of incorporating my name into the title too. When I stopped to think about how I could riff on my name, the choice of combining a weapon, Games Workshop games and a famous death metal band (even though I hate death metal, y’all seem to love...
Written by Ken B.
December 13, 2011
(The following is a slightly updated reprint of a column that ran last year. George Lucas is my hero; in another five or six Christmases, this column will actually be about "My five favorite sandwiches", and I'll claim that was my vision all along, but sandwich technology wasn't quite ready for that when the column was originally written.)This time of year, you'll find plenty of radio stations who are on a constant 24-hour Christmas music rotation. Most of them start around midnight Thanksgiving and carry straight through Christmas. The idea is to gorge yourself on a...
Written by Josh Look
October 11, 2011
Welcome to the first installment of my revamped monthly comic spot here on the Fortress!
The way I've been reading my comics has changed as of late (more single issues, less things in trade), and in order to roll with that and to continue writing about them, this new (though familiar) format is really the only thing that makes sense.
So without wasting too much time on the details, let's just hit the ground running.