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F:ATties Five Favorites - Ameritrash
p.s. Wizwar is great
Tron wrote: And the rules shouldnt be so over the top and fiddly. just a handful of rules and chuck dice, is there anything like that? maybe that older game that had the different painted minis in it, I forget what that was called
Tron wrote: Id rather have a dynamic, fast flowing type blood bowly game where you can just pick the stats on cards each time and it be fun and varied and just have the one set of nice minis (or even stickered counters). And the rules shouldnt be so over the top and fiddly. just a handful of rules and chuck dice, is there anything like that? maybe that older game that had the different painted minis in it, I forget what that was called
Battleball is great, but now that TechnoBowl exists, get that. It's so great.
DukeofChutney wrote: 5. Dreadfleet
I recall you and Drunk Dwarf Dan were fans, but is it still getting played?
I played some Man O War this summer and have looked at getting Dreadfleet. Not as a replacement for MoW, but just for a all in one fantasy naval game.
Top 5, huh?
DukeofChutney wrote: Dreadfleet is more of a spirit of Ameritrash pick. I do love it, but i wouldn't classify it as a great game in a competitive or strategic sense, but both it dice duel always remind me why AT is great. They are always a bit of a raucous if in different ways. I think i last played it about a year and a half ago, given the frequency with which i play boardgames these days that is fairly recent.
I don't think people talk about such a thing as spirit of AT enough around here.
Godzilla hearts Jet Jaguar.
Merchant of Venus
Nexus Ops (okay maybe a little toy soldier shit)
Tigris and Euphrates (yeah, I said it)
hotseatgames wrote: Revising my top 5...
1. Neuroshima Hex!
2. Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery
3. Cosmic Encounter
4. Cthulhu Wars
Hells bells. I adore #2-5. I guess I should give Neuroshima Hex! a try.
Same here. But I would want to play NH before I pay for it, because it looks like it might be a little too dry and abstract for my tastes.
1. Battlestar Galactica
2. Fortress America (love affair keeps it here)
3. Twilight Imperium 3
heading off the rest of the pack:
Middle Earth Quest
War of the Ring 2E
And from opening day eight years ago:
War of the Ring
The Fury of Dracula
Two demoted, not even in a top dozen these days.