A miniatures-focused gamer, Scott Driessen is one of the most jovial members of the Bel Air Games staff. Scott can be found in the store very often even when he isn’t on the clock, playing one of many games on the shelves, and often bringing a friend or two along.
What was your first game?
Warhammer 40,000 back in ye olde 90s. It was my very first table top game, but it would not be my last.
What is your current favorite game?
My favorite game of all time would be the old Avalon hill board game B-17 where you take control of the crew of a B-17 flying fortress on a bombing run over Europe. Barring that, Warmachine is my “main game” currently. I love the lore, the game mechanics, and I love how every turn is a puzzle.
Why do you game?
To crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and hear the lamentations of their women.
What do you bring to Bel Air Games?
I am what is considered to be an “Omni-gamer.” I play board games, card games, miniatures games, pen and paper RPGs, and just about anything that is put in front of me. I’ve been a gamer since I was a young warthog, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.
What is a quote that you would say describes you?
“It is the folly of men to believe that they are great players on the stage of history, that their actions might affect the grand procession that is the passage of time. It is an insulating conceit a powerful man might clasp tight to his bosom that he might sleep away the night, safe in the knowledge that, but for his presence, the world would not turn, the mountains would crumble and the seas dry up. But in the remembrance of history has taught us anything, it is that, in time, all things will pass. Unnumbered civilizations before ours are naught but dust and bones, and the greatest heroes of their age are forgotten legends. No man lives forever and even as memory fades, so too will any remembrance of him. It is a universal truth and an unavoidable law that cannot be denied, despite the protestations of the vain, the arrogant and the tyrannical”