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Genre specific [Aug. 8th, 2013|11:09 pm]
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Reading some old emails (2005 era) I came across the initial player pitch for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG I ran; it was set in a high school, and these were the character generation guidelines that I sent around.


  1. There are no ugly people in California; they all got moved to New Jersey.

  2. Cool _is_ more important than clever, thank you for asking.

  3. If there's a choice between saving the world and going to the mall, you are allowed to phone a friend.

  4. Beach Bum is a legitimate career choice.

  5. "Like" is not a word, it's a punctuation mark.

  6. Smoking, drinking and drug taking are almost certainly grody to the max.

  7. No taking the piss ...
    7a (Unless it's funny)

  8. Intellectual isn't a dirty word, but nerd is.



I really should run some more games ...
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[User Picture]From: maleghast
2013-08-09 09:53 am (UTC)

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I don't think it was until around 2007/08 that I played your Buffy game, but I really enjoyed it...

I miss tabletop roleplaying a lot, but until the kids are a bit older I don't think I'll be doing much of it; I need them to be on a tighter, earlier bedtime schedule in order to have people over for dice ;-)
[User Picture]From: quondam
2013-08-09 06:32 pm (UTC)

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I would travel to play your games, should you run them and be seeking players :)
[User Picture]From: jfs
2013-08-09 07:00 pm (UTC)

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That's worth knowing. I'll let you know?
[User Picture]From: caffeine_fairy
2013-08-09 07:06 pm (UTC)

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Totally ;o)
[User Picture]From: november_girl
2013-08-10 01:26 am (UTC)

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Would just like to interject that there really are some *very* ugly people in California.
[User Picture]From: jfs
2013-08-10 07:59 am (UTC)

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Not on TV :-)