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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #45 on: January 15, 2011, 02:37:47 AM »
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Yeah, they are supposed to be pretty badass. It probably didn't help that my group had uber minmaxed monsters - attack powers with +5 gnarly and a few levels of wicked - Tom's monster in particular could pretty much wreck anything in one shot. In the playtest notes I got back, I don't remember encountering much in the way of other groups fighting the rangers so I never gave it much thought. Did your players just hated that they killed weird monsters and decided they had to die? [/spoiler]

[spoiler]Kinda.  Maze's monster got fucked up by them earlier in the game (after he decided to cause some property damage), so he had a personal vendetta to settle with them.  The other kid wasn't such a fan, but didn't care too much either.  His monster actually snapped the neck of the gold ranger (though she's basically Rorschach, so it's a fitting end).

In fact, only one kid really liked them, but the kid he was working with threw a car through a building to get their attention and he botched his attempts at diplomacy (and I no matches and all dice under 5 critical failure), so they ended up getting in a life and death struggle.

Only one weapon was destroyed through non-ritual means (the weapon that dominated a player).[/spoiler]

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #46 on: January 15, 2011, 12:56:40 PM »
I don't even know how to play Monsters and I"m considering buying this book. Well in a few months I might. Right now I"m poor.

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #47 on: January 15, 2011, 07:09:02 PM »
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Buttz does not fuck around.[/spoiler]

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #48 on: January 16, 2011, 01:58:38 AM »
WHAT

you have to explain that

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #49 on: January 16, 2011, 03:03:47 AM »
[spoiler]It's from Session 1 of our Skype Road Trip game, back when I was planning to make it a succession of one-off games.  I was re-running Ed's Diner (which you can totally listen to on the community site).  This was the first session I wrote for MaOCT so it suffered from a lot of problems and was basically 3 hours of combat against wait-staff who were also trained in magical arts and their boss Ed Parsons, who turned into a guido with a copy of the Joisey Necronomicon (which is disguised as an issue of EasyRiders magazine).
 
During the course of this combat, Buttz the Battlefrog kicked a waitress in location 5 (guts) for enough damage that it would knock out a hit location.  I told Maze that Buttz kicked a waitress in the Guts and she went down like a sack of potatoes, to which he responds something along the lines of "Oh shit, was she pregnant?"  I didn't answer that question either way, but Sean decided to approach his illustration with his own ideas.[/spoiler]
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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #50 on: January 16, 2011, 03:16:23 AM »
He has shutter shades! :D

Turns out I can crank out monster sketches like nobody's business.

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #51 on: January 16, 2011, 03:22:01 AM »
Well yeah, you are obviously some kind of combination of the Bees Knees and the Cat's Pajamas.

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« Reply #52 on: January 16, 2011, 02:57:10 PM »
ahahahaha

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #53 on: January 20, 2011, 07:26:49 AM »
I purchased your book Ross.  I'm quite excited to see it when it gets here.
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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #54 on: March 05, 2011, 11:42:54 PM »
Hey Ross! I bought your book. It's cool.

You should write another one.
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« Reply #55 on: March 06, 2011, 01:16:40 AM »
I did.

It's called Zombies of the World.

It's coming out this summer.

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Re: ROAD TRIP IS OUT - BUY MY BOOK - BUY MY BOOK
« Reply #56 on: March 06, 2011, 02:20:33 AM »
Ross also has an essay in my book which comes out in May.

Also, Caleb has an essay in the book.

And the cover is done by New World artist, Ean Moody.

And I wrote an essay for it.


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