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From: Jon Palmer <jmp225@***.EDU>
Subject: Re: Lord Torgo again....He's fun to talk about :)
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 1998 13:12:37 -0400
>At 11:34 AM 4/18/98 -0400, Jon wrote:
>>>I always assumed that Scatter was a shaman of the rat totem. She had the
>abilities >>pretty much bestowed by being a follower of such a totem, but
>at the time of the >>printing of the cards, her abilities were pretty much
>not fleshed out. The same goes >>for Lord Torgo, being the book reading
>leader of some gang who's name escapes me at >>the moment. Underworld
>introduced new ideas into the game, so past cards are now >>affected in
>ways not originally planned out.
>>How about this take on it. Lord Torgo is a Ganger Leader. If you try to
>make him a >Ganger Leader AGAIN with LotP, this would have to be a NEW
>gang, no? Then, his >original gang (the Spikes) would rise up and kill him
>for turning on them. So you >can't LotP him. What's more, if you're
>playing me and you do it, the PA state cop >who's part of our play group
>will shoot you. Is that a fair end to the argument? :-)
>>Jon Palmer
>"How about this take on it. Scatter is a Rat Shaman. If you try to make
>her a new totem AGAIN with any other totem card, this would have to be a
>NEW totem, no? Then her original totem (the Rat) would rise up and kill
>her for turning on it. So you can't alter her totem. What's more, if
>you're playing me and you do it, the "group" who's a part of the whole will
>shoot you back. Is that a fair end to the argument? ;-)"

Scatter is a rat shaman cuz HE is a rat (think Jimmy Cagney, you dirty
rat), not because Rat is his totem :-)

Jon Palmer


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