For many, such as myself, it shaped my entire way of thinking about games, in addition to my playing preferences. It started Christmas Eve, 24 December 2004, and continues to this day.
I have filtered out the comments of readers, to bring you 100% comments from Game FAN staff, or those that had direct interaction.
My reason: a lot of the follow-on topics, on other forums, ended up closing and the recollections were lost.
If you have further material, such as from the dead forums which I mention and link to, please email us with it!
, AM The Game Fan history thread Shidoshi I've got a new wiki-powered section of my website, and I'm working on the page for Game Fan magazine.
At the time of writing it's 182 pages long, with over 1800 posts, including some of the wildest stories imaginable.