Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Burning Fantasy

Despite the title this article is not about a raunchy romance novel but rather the firey hate one man shows for Games Workshop after the controversial release of their brand-new flagship game, Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. In what might be a gruesome and terrifying scene for some, YouTube user Tremendous027 recently uploaded video of himself spraying down his Warhammer Fantasy Dark Elves collection with lighter fluid and setting them ablaze. Was it stupid? Was it justified? Let's dive right into the drama and address some things I've seen in his YouTube comments, which are now disabled, and in comments all over Facebook and various forums. I'll preface this by saying I'll just ignore the dumb, racist, and/or troll-bait comments that don't deserve a mention, but otherwise here we go: