This morning I saw this photo on BoardGameGeek:
Let’s look at that again:
That’s the cover to an upcoming game from Fantasy Flight Games, called Tannhäuser.
Now, I read Hellboy. I tried to run a pulp-era RPG. You might think I’d be drawn to that like a giant Nazi Monkey Robot to a Demon Banana…and you’d be right. Here’s a glance at the game materials:
There’s a breed of boardgame called “Ameritrash”. Rather than define it for you, I’ll just tell you to look at that photo above. That’s just about as Ameritrash as it gets without plastic components and a “Glowing Nuclear Death” token.
Holy crap I need this game.
I don’t know why. In many ways it’s not the sort of thing I usually get. On the other hand, look at it.
(It actually has its origins in France, as seen on this Frenchlish website.)
I gotta keep an eye out for this one. Becky might want to hide my wallet.
Official FFG page: http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/tannhauser.html
PDF file about the game: http://www.tannhauser-thegame.com/databank/data/downloads/tannhauser-presentation-us.pdf
Oh hell….one more time: