This is the first Tales from the Loop product I started, but the third review I’ve written on it this week. First I wrote a CrowdFUNding Spotlight on the upcoming board game (that funded in the blink of an eye). I followed that up with a review of Amazon Prime Video’s new 8 episode television adaptation, over at Geekorama.net.
Today I get to take us all the way back to the beginning, sort of. Not the actual beginning, but the beginning for many people and certainly for most gamers. Tales from the Loop: “Roleplaying in the ’80s that never was.”
Originally created as a personal side-project by artist Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop was FIRST published as a narrative art book in 2014, followed by Things from the Flood in 2016...Read More
Well, I seem to be immersing myself in all things Tales from the Loop right now, so why not write about it?
Originally created as a personal side-project by artist Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop was first published as a narrative art book in 2014, followed by Things from the Flood in 2016. In 2017, Free League Publishing (who also published the art books) released Tales from the Loop as a tabletop roleplaying game, Tales from the Loop – The Boardgame is on Kickstarter now, and less than a week before that Amazon Video released an 8 episode television interpretation of it.
Something that bugs me about shows filmed exclusively for streaming services, versus filmed with broadcast in mind, is a consistent time...Read More