The art, font, and layout is more reminiscent of ad&d and judge's guild magazines than anything put out recently. The artwork in the book is great and brings back a lot of fond memories.
The funnel allows players to create character backgrounds on the fly as part of playing. If you are tired of rpgs where everyone min/max's superhero type characters who never die, this is for you. Except for the weird dice, of course.
Game is worth it for the fumble and crit tables and the art. This hefty black & white tome gets to the meat of the game quickly and begs you to tinker and change things if you want!
This is a modern system with the flavor and personality of a late 70s tabletop game without the outdated mechanics of one. The old school flavor is nice, yet the game maintains it's own unique feel. Its retro, but without the odd outdated bits.
Magic swords have their own minds and will often try to wield you. Halflings use and regenerate luck like a thief though not as well. In exchange, halflings have a natural ability to dual wield weapons. All elf characters traffic in sordid deals with ... Read More
All spells are randomly determined by rolling on tables. It seems unfair that wizards get all this attention that clerics or fighters don't. The failure of a caricature in the illustration of the unfunny parodies that are the troll lords are a particu... Read More
Spider-man is a favorite /s/-blend target! My only complaint is that the red and black pieces are textured with a raised number 4. My son is obsessed with spiderman. You need to put stickers on each side of each piece.
The only problem with it is that it is cheaply made. There are stickers that have to be added to the game and while i feel that should be done at the factory during production his parents turned it into a little craft project. The box is clean and und... Read More
At that point, the game no longer fits in the box it comes in. It isn't intended to be disassembled for storage.