This was officially the first game played on the new game table in the new game room. I played the Americans and GCmini employee Haden played the Germans. I was victorious and we both had a great time playing.
Not technically an “In The Game Room” video … but it’s me announcing something new for my company that you might find interesting.
I found this text in the Forward of the rulebook for Beyond the Gates of Antares. This paragraph seems like something everyone should read before starting any gaming session.
“Before we embark let us remember that as gamers we share a common bond not only with each other but specifically with our opponents, without whom there would be no games to play, no dice to roll and no reason to collect and paint our armies. All wargames are to a degree collaborative affairs in which, win or lose, it is the adventure of battle that matters most. These rules have been created to help us moderate our games, but no rules can hope to cover every conceivable circumstance, let alone the inconceivable ones! There will always be occasions when we must rely upon our mutual understanding, consideration and good sense. When we ready our forces for battle let those be the qualities we bring to the table along with our armies and dice.
Rick Priestley 2015”
A while back, starting with episode number 39, I began cleaning and reorganizing my workbench. A few episodes later the workbench was basically finished, but there was always a separate, small bench off to the left that still required attention. Today, I finally got around to giving that small workbench a little bit of attention. It’s not done, but it’s a lot better than was last time you guys saw it.
After all the silly things like paint racks and tool drawers have been added, it’s time to concentrate on the important things. Tonight I added a TV in the corner and an AppleTV so I can watch inspirational movies while I work … or Fawlty Towers.
Photos from the latest installment of the ultimate workbench redesign series.
I’ve assembled a bunch of new bits for the workbench. I might get them painted tomorrow.