Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Hesitation

Why is that I'm so hesitant to combine previously published materials for my own amusement?

I love reading about people making games that combine Star Wars with Warhammer 40K and most any other combination you could imagine; but when it comes to my own endeavors I'm stubbornly against doing so. Why?

The fuck is wrong with me?

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  1. that is something only you know the answer to...
    perhaps its that it just doesnt feel right to you...
    or that it wont be worth the effort somehow.

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  3. Two downloads away: StarsWars Galactic Adventures and Warband!

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  4. I don't do it either, with rare exception.

    I will combine Marvel and DC for example, but put a Wookie on the Bridge of my Starfleet vessel or create a Vulcan Jedi and prepare to lose an eye, bucko.

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  5. Embrace the gonzo. If you don't feel like doing alot of heavy lifting, take the time to track down a copy of Dungeons the Dragoning 40,00 7th edition. It's barely playable, but combines D&D, 40k and WoD into an interesting whole. (Aasimar are Space Marines, Tieflings are Chaos)

    Or check out Ecounter Critical, which is an awesome blend of 70s SF and Fantasy (back in the day, there wasn't much difference between the two) into a gameable whole.

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  6. I'm with you and Barking Alien, Charles. I just don't have the time or the energy to devote to mashups like that. Give me a set of rules, and let me go play my game. I understand why people do it, and enjoy the hell out of it, but I just can't do it.

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