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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #165 on: November 25, 2014, 08:30:00 PM »
Relistening to Episode 82 has got me thinking: Did that World of Synnibarr Kickstarter ever pay off, Ross? I hope so. That's a game that I'd pay to listen to.

I got some PDFs from Raven but I've only skimmed them. It's not really a playable game.

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #166 on: November 26, 2014, 12:54:00 AM »
Relistening to Episode 82 has got me thinking: Did that World of Synnibarr Kickstarter ever pay off, Ross? I hope so. That's a game that I'd pay to listen to.

I got some PDFs from Raven but I've only skimmed them. It's not really a playable game.

Not a playable game you say? Sounds like a job for the RPPR crew!

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #167 on: November 26, 2014, 03:49:16 AM »
I'm kind of curious if RPPR has ever considered Shadowrun.

I'm not exactly recommending it. I've been trying to find an actual play of Shadowrun I can listen to that actually sounds like the kind of game I'd like to run, and I really can't. I've tried the Arcology podcast, Fistful of Misanthropes, Geek the Mage First, and more. The closest anyone gets is Gamer's Tavern, and that's because there's one player making it fun by playing a minmaxed yet personality-rich character who's sort of a meta-joke and pokes fun at all the tropes of the game - sort of gaming against the system rather than within it. If I could hear RPPR tackle it the same way they did Eclipse Phase or Wild Talents, I think I could use that to actually run an enjoyable game of Shadowrun.

On the other hand, it's a beast of a system. It's no Synnibar or RIFTS, but it's unnecessarily complicated and fiddly, with tons of stacking modifiers. Chargen takes hours unless you're very, very familiar with the rules. There are a whole lot of traps (like skills that no character should ever take) and broken things (like the rules for creating Free Spirits or AI characters in 4e - sorry, Aaron). I don't really want the RPPR crew I know and love to have to suffer through that.

So...yeah, I'm curious if anyone at RPPR has ever thought about trying Shadowrun.

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #168 on: November 26, 2014, 04:07:45 PM »
Relistening to Episode 82 has got me thinking: Did that World of Synnibarr Kickstarter ever pay off, Ross? I hope so. That's a game that I'd pay to listen to.

I got some PDFs from Raven but I've only skimmed them. It's not really a playable game.

Not a playable game you say? Sounds like a job for the RPPR crew!
My sentiments exactly! Please make sure Caleb and Tom are in on it.
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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #169 on: November 26, 2014, 04:33:16 PM »
Relistening to Episode 82 has got me thinking: Did that World of Synnibarr Kickstarter ever pay off, Ross? I hope so. That's a game that I'd pay to listen to.

I got some PDFs from Raven but I've only skimmed them. It's not really a playable game.

Not a playable game you say? Sounds like a job for the RPPR crew!
My sentiments exactly! Please make sure Caleb and Tom are in on it.
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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #170 on: November 26, 2014, 04:40:51 PM »
My sentiments exactly! Please make sure Caleb and Tom are in on it.
The people demand it!

I would back a kickstarter to pay for the booze needed to support this effort.

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #171 on: November 26, 2014, 07:40:16 PM »
No amount of booze can make the game playable.  You'd probably have to make pure grain liquor that would make you blind, but would give you the mental state to understand the "rules.". .  if only you could read them.

It's still probably more playable than the new Shadowrun, lol #zing

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #172 on: December 02, 2014, 06:42:58 PM »
I just found a fan-made Savage Worlds supplement for playing games based on the manga/anime series Soul Eater. If you want anime action with a light Lovecraftian twist, check it out!

http://bit.ly/1pPLriE

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #173 on: December 02, 2014, 08:40:58 PM »
I just found a fan-made Savage Worlds supplement for playing games based on the manga/anime series Soul Eater. If you want anime action with a light Lovecraftian twist, check it out!

http://bit.ly/1pPLriE

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #174 on: December 03, 2014, 12:12:12 AM »
I posted this for two reasons:

1. I can totally see Wilbur Whateley as a Kishin
2. The prospect of Excalibur showing up as an NPC  ;D

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #175 on: December 03, 2014, 11:17:13 AM »
I would love to listen to the rppr gang play a game placed in a setting using as many final fantasy tropes as possible.  There will be a Purple Wizard...
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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #176 on: December 03, 2014, 12:10:42 PM »
I once watched a Livestream of a group trying to play a game of FATAL.  They spent 3 hours trying to get through character creation, got drunk, and gave up.  I imagine an attempt to play Synnibarr would work out about the same.

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #177 on: December 03, 2014, 01:00:14 PM »
There's actually a FATAL character generator program out there that does all the tedious bullshit that is chargen in FATAL.

F.A.T.A.L Character Generator

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #178 on: December 03, 2014, 01:12:22 PM »
Oh dear God, someone had to program that...

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Re: Upcoming RPPR One Shot games
« Reply #179 on: December 06, 2014, 07:49:20 AM »
I think this was mentioned somewhere in the book of Revelations.