Friday, September 2, 2011
Back in MY day...
Okay, enough with the kissing up (as though Nick or anyone from Bell would see this anyway...). I want to talk about the subject of what 40k is and what it is not.
Staff: "Well, it's very simple. Come over here and take a look at the box covers, and tell me which artwork you like the best."
Here's the meat and butter of why I had to share Nick's editorial and then go on to wax poetic on the subject myself. So, in case y'all are terrible at connecting dots, I am a regular reader of the blogosphere. Better, I'm a regular hobbyist that likes to have conversations with other hobbyists and gamers, and I'm a damn good listener (A communications background and a decade of sales training will do that to you). And I've noticed some disturbing trends of late.
As I talked about in my last blog, my LGS seems to be full of power gamers. The two LGSs that were near my own Thunderhawk (when I had one) were full of power gamers. The tournaments that I [used to] frequent were nothing but power gamers. This is a big problem.