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by thedungeondelver
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Goodman to publish old DCC line with 1E rules and under....
Replies: 132
Views: 24662

gideon_thorne wrote:
It is, cause folks need to sleep at night.

vreeeeeeeeeeeeeeOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

that was the irony, the clue, the POOOOOOINT blowing past you, peter. and a crumpled up 4e drawing blowing in the contrail behind it
by thedungeondelver
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:23 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Goodman to publish old DCC line with 1E rules and under....
Replies: 132
Views: 24662

gideon_thorne wrote:
I'm working in a niche of a niche of a niche of the art industry where I could be making loads of money elsewhere.

list those places or they don't exist, monkey boy
by thedungeondelver
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Goodman to publish old DCC line with 1E rules and under....
Replies: 132
Views: 24662

gideon_thorne wrote: *chuckles* Might look up the definition of the word, squire. Working a day job and fiddling around with the speculative is the very definition of impractical. yeah man, it's so impractical to be a shoe repairman or insurance adjuster and then come home at night and work on an r...
by thedungeondelver
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:20 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Goodman to publish old DCC line with 1E rules and under....
Replies: 132
Views: 24662

gideon_thorne wrote:
As someone mentioned earlier, why would anyone want to pay near twice as much for something they've already got?

yeah, why would anyone buy RJK's Maure Castle themed copies of DUNGEON when they already have mordenkainens fantastic adventure

oh wait whoops
by thedungeondelver
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Destroy Windows! Destroy It!
Replies: 53
Views: 1151

<t>Every problem I've ever run in to with Windows can be attributed to one of two things: bad software (programs or drivers), or bad hardware. Windows doesn't just "do things" for no reason. Now, have there been kernels that were more picky about what you could and couldn't do to them? Sure enough. ...
by thedungeondelver
Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: All Time Favorite RPG???
Replies: 72
Views: 3390

<t>AD&D, Original D&D, Champions/HERO System (the 5th edition pretty much owns), hm. Gotta love C&C for keepin' on and being the reason I got to know Gary a little and got my work "out there".<br/> <br/> Strangely enough it's also why I'm an IT magazine columnist, but that's another stor...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gary's wake/Garycon
Replies: 51
Views: 1841

I feel terrible that the missus and I couldn't make it. I don't suppose it's too late to send a card...?
by thedungeondelver
Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Games You *Thought* Would Be Cool
Replies: 62
Views: 1342

Hmm...that'd have to be Mekton MTS. Still have the rulebook(s), still have the occasional itch to build the MAC-II Monster from Macross, etc. with it (on paper, clearly). Playing it is a real let-down though.
by thedungeondelver
Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Where do you usually adventure in Greyhawk?
Replies: 24
Views: 612

Omote wrote:
Nothing better then a good Howling Hills adventure... Wolf Nomads and the vile orcs and other enemies who stalk the region. Soul Husks... badass.

-O

I have some home-grown modules set in that very locale if you're interested...they're up on my 'site.
by thedungeondelver
Thu Sep 13, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Archtypical Forum-Goers
Replies: 26
Views: 501

How about "The Smug Pr-cks" - the trollish little twerps who figure they've got everything sorted out and run around slapping labels on everyone they figure falls into some idealized little categories.
by thedungeondelver
Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Blasphemer! Heretic!
Replies: 73
Views: 1199

<t>Everything that they've held up as an example of "4th ed play" or "4th ed rules revision" is wholly unappetizing. All of this "No, you can't say that without trying it first...!" WTF is that about. I don't have to have a heaping fork full of elephant dung to know it probably isn't going to be num...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Sep 10, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hurricon 2007 in Orlando Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: Hurricon 2007 in Orlando Florida

Alto Banor wrote: Fellow Crusaders! There is going to be a convention in Orlando Florida this month: Hurricon 2007 September 27-30, 2007 Holiday Inn Orlando 6515 International Drive Orlando Florida http://hmgs-south.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=19&Itemid=42 While this is prima...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Kenzer Co. out of D&D game
Replies: 56
Views: 2073

Kurgan wrote: But see, you've missed the whole point, and fallen for the assumption of what it is, based on appearance (which, admittedly, I also did for the longest time). HackMaster isn't actually a parody. It really is AD&D. The parody element is only on the surface, and was simply the pretense ...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Kenzer Co. out of D&D game
Replies: 56
Views: 2073

<t>I for one never cared for the game. The humor struck me as tedious, vapid and ultimately distracting. What might have been an entirely workable revamp of AD&D and an opportunity to see new AD&D products being released wound up being this annoying MAD Magazine like version of it instead. S...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Kenzer Co. out of D&D game
Replies: 56
Views: 2073

CharlieRock wrote: When was Hackmaster published? I thought it was a non-existant joke game for the longest time. Then one day (Sep '06) while checking out the shelves at the game store, viola', I see a couple Hackmaster modules. Then I felt really dumb. I mean, I always assumed it was a fake and h...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The best setting ever:
Replies: 63
Views: 4955

World of Greyhawk - the Gygax stuff.
by thedungeondelver
Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Questions about some Necromance Modules
Replies: 11
Views: 293

Treebore wrote: I have yet to buy this, but read the "rough" that was sent to my daughter when she did art work for it, yes its good. I like all the stuff Lance H. has done for Necromancer, but others didn't seem to like them nearly as much as I did. I have been told they didn't put my daughters na...
by thedungeondelver
Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Questions about some Necromance Modules
Replies: 11
Views: 293

I can't speak for those, but Elemental Moon by Lance Hawvermale and Andy Luke Crossness? 1e style GOLD.
by thedungeondelver
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New Delver's Dungeon update!
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Rhuvein wrote: Thanks DD. I've tried to get a couple of these games on eBay - faggetaboutit. My money is better spent on OOP or C&C stuff. It's too bad there aren't new/recent fun D&D type boardgames available at reasonable prices or are there? As noted, Talisman 4th edition is due out soon if it i...
by thedungeondelver
Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New Delver's Dungeon update!
Replies: 9
Views: 508

New Delver's Dungeon update!

<r><URL url="http://www.thedelversdungeon.com/features/articles/board-with-dnd.htm"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.thedelversdungeon.com/featur ... th-dnd.htm">http://www.thedelversdungeon.com/features/articles/board-with-dnd.htm</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> <br/> all about fantasy boardgaming - or at least ...
by thedungeondelver
Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Multi-System Modules?
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Michael Proteau wrote: Mostly because it would most likely not sell well, as the consensus seems to be that most who purchase pre-published adventures do so because they want the product ready to run out of the box i.e. all the work done for them to alleviate prep time. -M G1, G2, G3. S1. Arguably ...
by thedungeondelver
Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Multi-System Modules?
Replies: 14
Views: 358

serleran wrote:
Wrong.

HackMaster gives more HP than those creatures have, so it cannot be for them. You forgot about the "kicker."

So, the correct answer was "almost all of these."

Wrong right back at you. It can be for hackmaster.

So the correct answer is "all of these".
by thedungeondelver
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Multi-System Modules?
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Here's a funny thing: creating "dual stat" modules (and I'm just talking within the realm of D&D here) is...actually, entirely effortless. Attend: Quote: 10. Orc Barracks Some twelve orcs (HP: 7 (x4), 5 (x3), 4 (x3), 3 (x2)) lounge about this filthy cave. They have nothing of value, save a pile of 2...
by thedungeondelver
Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Down points of C&C:
Replies: 54
Views: 1172

No official multiclassing system, positive AC, slow release of carefully hand-crafted adventure and campaign world information
by thedungeondelver
Sun Aug 26, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What multi-class guidelines are you using?
Replies: 17
Views: 1157

Ghul wrote: Double D, this module is tops on my list and I can't wait to have it in my grubby paws. Again, it is wholly dependent on what the editors do with it. If there is no objection, when it is released (the module, that is) if they have removed the multi-classing rule I used for fear of it be...
by thedungeondelver
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What multi-class guidelines are you using?
Replies: 17
Views: 1157

I should point out that unless they are edited out, there are multi-class options presented in Teeth of the Barkash Nour so as to allow the original tournament characters to be used.
by thedungeondelver
Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What impact do you think 4e will have on C&C sales?
Replies: 106
Views: 6986

3rd Eye wrote: "Need? We ain't got no need. We don't need no need. I don't have to show you any stinking need!" Now an easy one, for 5 Bonus Karma Points: What word is "need" replacing? And another easy one, for 5 Bonus Karma Points: In what film was that line spoken? Now somewhat more difficult, f...
by thedungeondelver
Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What impact do you think 4e will have on C&C sales?
Replies: 106
Views: 6986

Quote: 4th Edition dragons are among the most dynamic, exciting monsters in the gameas they should be. Theyre different from each other, across categories (the metallics arent like the chromatics), across colors (reds and whites dont have all the same attacks), and across age categories (fear the a...
by thedungeondelver
Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Teeth of the Barkash Nour
Replies: 15
Views: 3390

Rhuvein wrote:
Shall we call them William, Tom & Bert?

Nah, those guys were stone trolls.
by thedungeondelver
Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Teeth of the Barkash Nour
Replies: 15
Views: 3390

*bumpity*

I haven't heard hide nor hair of this from the Trolls. Tell me oh regenerating green skinned terrors, what's the status?