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« Reply #40 on: December 17, 2008, 11:16:26 PM »

I'd like to see a review of Dark Heresy, I'll leave the system review to you guys, but I think that the setting is fantastic.

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« Reply #41 on: December 18, 2008, 09:49:34 AM »

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« Reply #42 on: December 18, 2008, 11:08:21 AM »

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« Reply #43 on: January 04, 2009, 06:17:21 PM »

Orpheus, it may be hard to find but it is one of the greatest oWoD games out there. Josh, I am suggesting this for you, just so you can rant.
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« Reply #44 on: January 08, 2009, 04:33:03 PM »

As I said in another thread, I'd love to hear what you have to say about Exalted.
But specifically 2nd Edition, since whilst 1st Edition was an improvement on what I disliked about WoD, 2nd Edition didn't have (as many) holes in the mechanics, with enough cool stuff to make it, imo, a really good game.

So that's my vote.
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« Reply #45 on: February 05, 2009, 08:40:10 PM »

Savage Worlds! I'm GM'ing my first game using this system and it seems to be pretty cool with it's simplicity and adaptability. It would be great to hear if y'all have any pointers or experience for fitting it in to a particular genre.
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« Reply #46 on: February 05, 2009, 08:40:51 PM »

That doesn't sound like a great subject for a review. It DOES sound like a great subject for a podcast, if they'd ever do anything that specific.
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« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2009, 09:12:24 PM »

Well, the system (Savage Worlds) is pretty broad. While that's definitely part of the appeal to it, it may make it more difficult to review. Any brief examples or experiences as to using it with success or failure would be greatly appreciated.
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« Reply #48 on: February 16, 2009, 12:23:35 PM »

You know, there are actually two games I'd like to see reviewed.

Mouse Guard. (also known as burning wheel lite) Smile
 - this just looks so nice. Beautiful book which matches the comics so well. And the mechanics just seem ever so elegant. But is it to simple?

Exalted 2nd (the evil combination of awesomesauce setting with chunks of nightmare crunch)
 - where to start. The most awesome setting for fantasy. Ever. Pushes all the right buttons. But the crunch.... it just feels so wrong for the tone of the game.

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« Reply #49 on: April 16, 2009, 07:34:26 PM »


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« Reply #50 on: April 16, 2009, 07:36:02 PM »

Little Fears: Nightmare Edition Coming this summer to a FLGS near you.
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« Reply #51 on: April 29, 2009, 10:47:39 PM »


'Nobilis'....   'Montsegur 1244'....    'In a Wicked Age'....   'Houses of the Blooded'....

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« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2009, 07:13:35 AM »

Oh, and there is always the kitsch genius that is 'Heroscape'.
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« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2009, 08:22:21 AM »

'Best Friends: a brilliant game of friendships and petty hatreds'

Not only do I want the BGs to review this game.  But I want to hear a podcast of them playing it.
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« Reply #54 on: November 27, 2009, 03:26:33 PM »

I'd like to hear not just reviews of games, but "The Standard _______ Game" like you did with D&D in Sode #2.

I thought it was rather insightful, helping to distill D&D down to the basics, but you haven't followed up with other games (not in the episodes I've caught up on yet). I would like to know how other games are put together so someone can say "I like D&D's Action Adventure, but I'd like to try something with conflict resolution instead of task resolution and where resource management isn't a big deal." While some games were mentioned as examples of different ways of doing things, I'd like to be able to see the whole picture of other games, not just that aspect.

I'd like to hear about the Standard Game for:

Burning Wheel
D&D 4e
Savage Worlds
Spirit of the Century
World of Darkness - any of the games (so we can hear where they missed the mark)

And any other game that's been used repeatedly for examples on the show.
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« Reply #55 on: August 04, 2011, 10:16:31 AM »

I can't really pick just one... for sure I'd toss a +1 vote on Paranoia, Paranoia XP if I had to pick a version of it , but I'd be mainly interested in hearing about what you think about:
1) Deadlands (Savage Worlds version is fine, but I'd prefer Classic)
2) Cyberpunk 2020 (not v3 for the sake of all that's good about RPGs)
3) Slayers D20 (BESM D20 based, I always heard good things about it, but never managed to try it :\ )

Also, but not because I like it, just the opposite, I'd also like to listen to a review about Warhammer Fantasy RPG because I always hear people liking it but I don't see why, from what I've seen and tried it's well... bad. Maybe you can help to shed a bit of light on it.  I earnestly want to understand what are its good points as a person really interested in games and game mechanics, but noone of the player I talked with yet has been able to come up with a decent explanaton Sad
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« Reply #56 on: October 07, 2011, 07:59:13 PM »

Well, what I'd love to see gain exposure, and reviews, is Mu*ing.

Mu*s are text based role playing games. They're very diverse, if not well known.

They're some that are social, to heavy rp to, the precursors of modern MMOs. Which you can still see today, such as the terminology mob.
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« Reply #57 on: October 07, 2011, 10:35:51 PM »

Excuse my necromancy, but did this episode ever get made?

If not... could you guys go indepth into D&D 4E and GURPS 4E?
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