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The new Gangbusters and other RPG stuff I picked up at Gary con.
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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Ooo. How's the new Gangbusters?
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slimykuotoan wrote:Ooo. How's the new Gangbusters?

I'm liking it. It seems like a pretty simple system, it exudes the right "feel", and I like that they used actual pictures of real people from the time frame,
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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I just finished reading 5th edition Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide. My long time gaming group is talking about retiring our high level PCs (started with 2nd edition and moved them into 3rd edition). We are discussing switching from 3e to a more streamlined system adn the 2 that we are considering are C&C and 5th edition. So, I've also been looking over the 5th edition stuff as well.

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Just picked up X1 Isle of Dread. Just had to add it to my collection.

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Dark Albion: The Rose War. Exceptional OSR setting book of 15th century England, but mix that up with dark sorceries, fairies, demons, and the like. The 270 or so pages are mostly free from game data, so it can be used with C&C. Again, exceptional.
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AD&D PHB & DMG
L1: The Secret of Bone Hill
U1: The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh
The Free City of Eskadia/Jack of Lies (C&C)
Thieves Guild series from Gamelords (recently purchased from eBay via birthday & Christmas monies)
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Still poking around in the D&D 5e books, as well as the Mongoose Traveller books and the CKG.

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Looking through "The Lost Lands-Border Provinces", "The Lost Lands-Adventures in the Borderland Provinces", "Rappan Athuk: Expansion Volume 1" and enjoying the Judges Guild Dark Tower reprint by Goodman Games. As well as reading through my Mongoose Traveller materials for the game I am running.
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I picked up the Paranoia Bundle of Holding and am starting to poke around. Sadly, the scan quality is pretty awful overall. Very disappointing. I thought I was getting a great deal at the price, but got kind of screwed instead.
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Still the Codex of Aihrde; there's sooo much good material there.
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Ultimate Grimtooth and the new 5E version of I6 Ravenloft. After that I will likely read through the GMG for Hackmaster.
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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Some Greyhawk setting information regarding the Gran March, Hochoch, Orlane, and the Cult of the Reptile God -- getting ready for my convention game next month.

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Buttmonkey wrote:I picked up the Paranoia Bundle of Holding and am starting to poke around. Sadly, the scan quality is pretty awful overall. Very disappointing. I thought I was getting a great deal at the price, but got kind of screwed instead.
I may have "spoken" too soon. I've been viewing the PDFs on a tablet. The PDFs' resolution gets much better when I zoom in.
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I got reminded today that I have the new Savage Worlds Weird War I War Masters and Players Guide books (in PDF, they haven't been printed yet), so I will be reading through those when I can. The maps, as usual for SW, are really nice!
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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Omote wrote:Some Greyhawk setting information regarding the Gran March, Hochoch, Orlane, and the Cult of the Reptile God -- getting ready for my convention game next month.

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A little Achtung! Cthulhu. So-so.

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The Serenity RPG.
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The Players Guide to Aihrde. I started out just reading the "racial classes", then I started compiling editing errors. :lol:
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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Treebore wrote:The Players Guide to Aihrde. I started out just reading the "racial classes", then I started compiling editing errors. :lol:
Please Treebore, send them in quickly to productsupport@trolllord.com so that they can get into the final printed edition!

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I've got a couple One Ring RPG books at my bedside, currently: the Core Rulebook and Heart of the Wild. I've been a fan quite a while, and have read bits and pieces before, but I'm really digging into the game a bit more these days.

Also have the 5e Player's Handbook there to glance through.
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Just got in the modules I ordered from TL's .99 sale. I'm no DM by a longshot, but going to be a CK for a little bit and run my friends through Dark Journey.

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Ravenloft . .

A Guide to Transylvania ~

a Masque of the Red Death accessory!

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"All Animals Are Equal" for Gamma World.

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BRW Games - The Golden Scroll of Justice

What Oriental Adventures did to bring fantasy Japanese themed adventure to AD&D, this does to bring fantasy Chinese Wuxia adventure to Adventures Dark and Deep.

It's very good quality as is everything related to Adventures Dark and Deep. I found myself wishing for more long-winded spell names but that's a minor thing I can add myself. It brings the Monkey Man and Dog Man races, suggestions for playing the existing races and classes, and introduces the Wu, the Fangshi, and a kung fu Monk class.
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Dungeon World -- Fascinating read. There's a lot there to think about and potentially assimilate into any RPG campaign. I don't know that any of the GMing concepts are exactly new in and of themselves, but the presentation and codification are pretty groundbreaking (I think; I'm not the best read person in terms of RPG rules sets).
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Aergraith,

Thanks for the information, I also am on the lookout for Asian RPG settings.

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Re-reading Dragon #100 (as mentioned in the other thread - Gord the Rogue short story), but I really enjoyed several articles.

The one by Frank Mentzer talking about dual classing druid/ranger and triple classing same w/magic user.

Dragonchess is fantastic.

And the article by Doug Niles writing about Battlesystem. Some of youse know imma huge fan of Fields of Battle and have run giant tabletop games using hundreds of miniatures ~ small, medium, large, huge and colossal!

And, as most of you know - some of the old ads for games and such are very cool and funny.

Incidentally, if you have this issue you also know that there is a large Saga of Old City/Greyhawk adventures poster that is the one on the book by Clyde Caldwell.

I haven't torn it out - thinking to perhaps re-sell it someday (actually very soon along with Castle Zagyg Upper Works and other stuff) to help me pay my daughter's tuition.

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7th edition Call of Cthulhu. My kickstarter arrived a few weeks back. Finished the Keeper's book and the Investigator book, now reading the new Nameless Horrors adventure book. I've never played CoC, and this all looks like mighty impressive.

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dachda wrote:7th edition Call of Cthulhu. My kickstarter arrived a few weeks back. Finished the Keeper's book and the Investigator book, now reading the new Nameless Horrors adventure book. I've never played CoC, and this all looks like mighty impressive.
Sound cool!

Any links to info on this?

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