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R.I.P. Michael Crichton

   Posted by: KnightFall Tags:

I just read that Michael Crichton died.  There will be a lot of stories about him over the next several days, seek stuff but I just wanted to make a quick comment.  I think Crichton did a lot to help legitamize Sci-Fi as a genre.  He may not  have written “hard” Sci-Fi like Asimov or others, buy cialis but he always had that edge there.  Personally, I always liked Timeline (the book, not the movie), but I encourage everyone to read at least one Crichton novel in their life.  You may get hooked and read them all.

So the band of heroes isn’t acting very heroic?  They’ve told the old King to go rescue his own daughter?  They’re starting bar fights because they won’t accept the quest and they’re getting bored?

It’s time to bring in the Mentor.

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Things that Worked

   Posted by: Wolfgod Tags:

IN THE GAMES I’ve played and run in the past, there have been a lot of devices that ‘Worked’ - ideas or actions that really made the game or the character special.

Check out the upgradable Sword, below.

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