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One night during the summer of 1997, Josh Look's cool uncle who owned a comic shop taught him how to play Magic the Gathering. The game set off his imagination in a way that he could not sleep that night, and he's been fascinated by games ever since. He spent many afternoons during his high school years skipping homework to play Dungeons & Dragons and paint Warhammer minatures, going on to discover hobby board games in his early 20s. He's been a writer for Fortress Ameritrash and is the creator and co-host of the geek culture podcast, The Wolfman's Lounge. He enjoys games that encourage a heavy amount of table talk and those that explore their themes beyond just their settings.

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FatThursday a Boardgame Podcast presents Quantum
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 6763   0

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The first episode of a new FatCast series. One game. Two opinions. Fifteen minutes. In this episode we discuss Quantum. It has a space theme, but does that mean it is a space game? *
FATcast Episode 13 - WBC 2013
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 7234   0

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Interviews with Larry Bogucki, Andy Lewis, and talk Jeremy Lennert.
Matt and Josh are still at WBC 2013! They talk War Party and outsider design with Larry Bogucki, learn what's up at GMT with Andy Lewis, and talk about Darkest Night and dwarven fashion tips with Jeremy Lennert. Also, Jabba the Hutt & Shaggy vs Batman! Who would you rather be?   *
Glamazons vs The Curse of the Chainmail Bikini Review
 
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Board Game Reviews JL Josh Look Updated January 28, 2015 776   0
Disclaimer - Matt Loter, the designer of Glamazons vs The Curse of the Chainmail Bikini (referred to as "Glamazons" from here on out) is one of my closest friends. That being said, I'm the first to let him know when he's done something I disapprove of, usually accompanied with what some would call "colorful" language. Oh, such wonderfully foul, colorful language. In short, despite our relationship, it's well within my nature to be brutally honest, and I think you're stupid if you even had the slightest notion of me being biased.  Suck it.
 
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Board Game Reviews JL Josh Look Updated January 28, 2015 503   0
Ironically enough, it's a line about the Millennium Falcon that best sums up how I feel about Star Trek:  Atack Wing, the new game from Wizkids that borrows the Flight Path system from FFG's Star Wars:  X-Wing.  "She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts." Let's get the glaring fact that Attack Wing does not look as good as X-Wing out of the way first.  Yes, the paint aps aren't great.  There's a couple things that are downright ugly.  The cardstock is thin, and the scale?  There isn't any.  Seing as how Attack Wing's...
 
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Board Game Reviews JL Josh Look Updated January 28, 2015 466   0
Ironically enough, it's a line about the Millennium Falcon that best sums up how I feel about Star Trek:  Atack Wing, the new game from Wizkids that borrows the Flight Path system from FFG's Star Wars:  X-Wing.  "She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts." Let's get the glaring fact that Attack Wing does not look as good as X-Wing out of the way first.  Yes, the paint aps aren't great.  There's a couple things that are downright ugly.  The cardstock is thin, and the scale?  There isn't any.  Seing as how Attack Wing's...
FatCast Episode 12 - WBC 2013
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 6864   0

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Interview with Steve Buonocore of Stronghold Games.
Join Matt and Josh at the World Boardgame Championships 2013 where they insult Steve Buonocore of Stronghold Games for 45 minutes. In theory they also talk about Space Cadets: Dice Duels, Time & Space, Going Going Gone and other new/upcoming Stronghold releases. They also drop the hot scoop of a previously unannounced third game in the Space Cadets series.   *
FatCast Episode 11 - Someday, We're All Going to Die edition
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 8134   0

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Mage Wars, Merchant of Venus
This episode of the FatCast was recorded by Engineer Al at the lake house, yeah that's right, a fucking lake house. We cover Mage Wars, Merchant of Venus, ConnCon, D&D Next, Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG, Classic SciFi books and a bunch of other nonsense nerds are into. Josh hates women, Matt hates podcasts and special guest Jeff Luce hates ConSimWorld. Plus, Who's the hottest Avenger & a Hobbit sing-a-long!   *
Put Down the iPad and Pick Up the Knife - Intrigue Review
 
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Board Game Reviews JL Josh Look Updated January 28, 2015 2896   0
What was clearly meant to be a joke now has a pretty audible ring of truth to it. Someone would read a review and respond with something along the lines of, "This game sounds really fun, can't wait to play it on the IOS in a year." And how can we blame that person? We've been spoiled by some really great implementations of some of our favorite games as of late. In a few cases, I've found that I might actually like a few games that I had initially written off (such is the case with...
FatCast Episode 10 - WBC Part Three Special Edition
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 7677   0

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Interviews with game designer Stan Hilinski, Torbin Sherwood of Valley Games, and Grant Dalgliesh of Columbia Games.
Interviews with Stan Hilinski, Torbin Sherwood, and a late night trip to Taco Bell with Grant Dalgliesh. *
FatCast Episode 09 - WBC Part Two Special Edition
FATcast JL Josh Look Updated January 10, 2019 5956   0

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Interviews with Zev Shlasinger of Z-Man games, and Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold games.
Even better than Part One.  *
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