A history of board games, ancient and modern. A brief overview of the hottest titles on the market. How to pick, purchase and put away games for your collection. A hands-on guide to expanding and improving game components. Step-by-step guides to painting, modelling and sculpting your own miniatures. An exploration and explanation of popular gameplay mechanics. Designing and publishing your own games and variants.
Matt Thrower has been writing professionally since 2012, blogging since 2006 and playing tabletop games since he could talk. His blog, fortressat.com, has a niche audience but has also been cited as a starting point by several of today's foremost tabletop writers, including the minds behind Shut Up & Sit Down. His work on the subject has appeared in numerous print and online articles including The Guardian, PC Gamer, GamesRadar and Mac Life.