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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2008, 02:26:52 AM »
Heroic Cthulhu!
Do you have a copy of the system you could send us?

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2008, 02:45:26 PM »
*bump*

Another vote for Spirit of the Century - if you didn't review it already, I haven't found a podcast <-> game system index.
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2008, 04:19:10 PM »
Well, Dresden Files. Basic Roleplaying (I'll buy it anyways, so I'm just interested in your opinion). All Flesh must be Eaten (7th printing?!).

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2008, 09:11:42 PM »
I'd love to hear you opinion on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG. I believe it's core rules are called "Unisystem"?

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2008, 03:44:20 AM »
I'd love to hear you opinion on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG. I believe it's core rules are called "Unisystem"?

Yep, Unisystem.. same as All Flesh Must Be Eaten.  I believe, however, that Eden Studios (the publisher) lost the license to Buffy, and that it's more or less "dead" as a system.  I'm not sure if that factors in to whether or not a review will be done, though.

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Re: What Games to review
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #26 on: October 28, 2008, 11:09:10 PM »
While still in ashcan status, I would like to hear your review of "Kingdom of Nothing" by Jeff Himmelman... once its produced.

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #27 on: October 29, 2008, 05:17:07 AM »
Generally, reviews of games I've never heard of, particularly indie games, are more useful to me.

This Kind of feedback helps the most, it lets us know how you would personally use information.

And more reviews are coming in the very near future.
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #28 on: October 29, 2008, 07:15:03 AM »
Ars Magica would make for an interesting review, I think. It's got some very involved mechanics and the troupe style is really intriguing (And it might give me an idea or two on how to sell the game to my players, who are reluctant to try anything new).
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Re: What Games to review
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #30 on: October 29, 2008, 04:14:12 PM »
I've never heard that term, but I love it.  We do try to do it but it's great to get framing around it.  We believe in the "playing with everything" theory and that some books are worth buying just to take ideas and not necessarily to play the game as written. 

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #31 on: November 09, 2008, 01:34:49 PM »
I would like a review specifically aimed at the "Disillusioned D&Der" who has seen the flaws of the D&D 3.5e system and wanted a simplified, better balanced system to switch to, but believes that the D&D 4e system took those ideals too far or simply failed to produce quality gaming material after it's launch.

I feel this way because, honestly, I just might be one of those people if Martial Power turns out to be a load of crap like the Forgotten Realms books were.

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #32 on: November 09, 2008, 11:10:21 PM »
I would like a review specifically aimed at the "Disillusioned D&Der" who has seen the flaws of the D&D 3.5e system and wanted a simplified, better balanced system to switch to, but believes that the D&D 4e system took those ideals too far or simply failed to produce quality gaming material after it's launch.

I feel this way because, honestly, I just might be one of those people if Martial Power turns out to be a load of crap like the Forgotten Realms books were.
That is a good aspect, wether for a full review show or a part of other reviews.

An idea I had a while back was for a show on the "lapsed" gamer.  Take games that were around years ago and give modern equivalents.  Also give games that "fix" the reasons they stopped gaming in the first place.
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #33 on: November 14, 2008, 01:33:55 AM »
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The more I hear the term “pass the stick” the more I think “somebody ought to make a term up.”

It's no less and RPG strictly, so what differentiates is the GM; "Masterless" seems a good a term as any. Fits the descriptions you gave. It also sounds a lot more Catholic. ;)
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #34 on: November 14, 2008, 01:36:39 AM »
I'm still wanting a better explanation of your Gumshoe reservations. Not 10 minutes or anything, just some banter about how it fits in the big Wheel of RPGs. I know you've addressed this to me on other posts, I'm just not seeing it. I really have to play , I guess.

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #35 on: November 14, 2008, 05:00:00 AM »
I would like a review specifically aimed at the "Disillusioned D&Der" who has seen the flaws of the D&D 3.5e system and wanted a simplified, better balanced system to switch to, but believes that the D&D 4e system took those ideals too far or simply failed to produce quality gaming material after it's launch.

I feel this way because, honestly, I just might be one of those people if Martial Power turns out to be a load of crap like the Forgotten Realms books were.
That is a good aspect, wether for a full review show or a part of other reviews.

An idea I had a while back was for a show on the "lapsed" gamer.  Take games that were around years ago and give modern equivalents.  Also give games that "fix" the reasons they stopped gaming in the first place.
So that those who are jonesing for that old TMNT game can find something not made so poorly?  All for it.
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #36 on: November 17, 2008, 10:24:18 AM »
I would like a review specifically aimed at the "Disillusioned D&Der" who has seen the flaws of the D&D 3.5e system and wanted a simplified, better balanced system to switch to, but believes that the D&D 4e system took those ideals too far or simply failed to produce quality gaming material after it's launch.

I feel this way because, honestly, I just might be one of those people if Martial Power turns out to be a load of crap like the Forgotten Realms books were.
That is a good aspect, wether for a full review show or a part of other reviews.

An idea I had a while back was for a show on the "lapsed" gamer.  Take games that were around years ago and give modern equivalents.  Also give games that "fix" the reasons they stopped gaming in the first place.
So that those who are jonesing for that old TMNT game can find something not made so poorly?  All for it.
If you mean the Arcane game, then absolutely.  That game was fucking awesome, and every TMNT game made since then are one of the few things I actually label as Epic Fail.

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Re: What Games to review
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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2008, 10:20:08 PM »
yeah, that looks like our kind of thing.

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Re: What Games to review
« Reply #39 on: December 18, 2008, 05:36:57 AM »
I want to hear you talk about the good in WoD without degenerating into hateful masturbation. Because that would actually be a challenge for you and informative to me.