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You are being laughed at!

I hate it when people try to take the piss. I hate it when they try to hide it under a veneer of “hey, I’m just like you!” bullshit. I have difficulties taking it, and therefore here goes this article/rant.

For the last few years we have seen, and quite a few of people applauded, comedy series that feature geek people. Big-Bang Theory, Community, The IT Crowd, The Guild, A Town Called Eureka…

Suddenly people are claiming that we geeks are “taking our place and being more accepted” because we’re getting more exposure on TV and the internet.

Bullshit. We are being laughed at!

Unboxing: Guildhall

Released at Spiel 2012 – at a push because of customs delaying the delivery of the games – Guildhall, from AEG, has been very well received and, with a short play time and simple rules, was very promising from the start.

Arcana

By Fantasy Flight Games The city of Cadwallon is renown for its intrigues and power struggles. Within the most exclusive circles of Cadwallon, numerous merchant corporations, known as guilds, compete to control the city’s vast resources. Arcana is a card game of power and intrigue for 2-4 players. Assuming the role of a guild master,…
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