Month: April 2012

Print vs. Electronic Media

I have eight bookshelves.  Just typing that out makes my brow furrow—who needs /eight/ bookshelves, really? And I should be clear—eight bookshelves is not enough. These eight bookshelves are groaning under the weight of all the books I’ve collected over the years. These bookshelves are stuffed to the gills with more books stacked on top

King for a Day: Car Wars

Right up front I should say this: I’m a huge Car Wars fan. When I was a young lad, I absolutely enjoyed reading Uncle Albert’s catalogs (he of the Gas Stop and Gunnery Shop!), the AADA road atlases, and endlessly building different cars, trucks, tanks, and helicopters. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to play too many

Making a Start/The Ground Rules

Greetings, internet! This is my first blog, so I’m going to ask you to be patient with the first few months of this experiment. My intention is to grow the site with plenty of content, including articles on games, game design, reviews, and so forth. I should start with a brief introduction: I’m Ross Watson,