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Message no. 1
From: Sommers sommers@*****
Subject: List of Requests to FASAMike [was re: Simsense Rules from
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 21:08:16 -0400
Enough people have access to the net to make it worthwhile to post up
there. If later they decide that there is enough room in a new product to
place it, and its actually fits into the theme of the book and isn't just
tacked on, then post a notice that "This section will now be appearing in
Shadowtech III" or whataver.

>Nice. [Please correct spelling and grammar first, though, so this looks as
>professional and well-thought-out as possible. Sorry, my mother majored in
>English. It's not my fault. :) ]

Noted. Just want to get an idea of this first, before I finish up something
that I would actually send in.

> > 3: A place on the website where playtest files could be checked, instead
> > just a select few being chosen to try out new material. While there is
> > concern for loss of sales due to downloads versus buying the book, if
> > properly limited it could serve to whet customer's appetites even more.
>I'd still buy every book, no matter if the whole stupid thing was on the
>website. So I agree with this; FASA would also be able to get feedback from
>a LOT more people, with a LOT more gaming styles this way. However, that
>would also require a LOT more staff to run through it all.

Depends on how it's done. I'll comment more on the other response to this.

Insert witty quote here.

From sommers@***** Fri, 29 Oct 1999 21:54:35 -0400
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 21:54:35 -0400
From: Sommers sommers@*****
Subject: List of Requests (aka slightly unreasonable demands) to

At 04:48 PM 10/29/99 , Steven A. Tinner wrote:
> >> 1: A while ago FASA said that they would post material that got cut out
> >> sourcebooks due to space on their website. Simsense rules would be a
> >great example of a piece that should go on their website.
> >
> >No. No, they wouldn't. Normally, I'd say that's a fantastic idea. However,
> >simsense rules aren't fluff, unimportant to the game itself; they are
> >absolutely necessary elements of the game. "So?" you ask. Here's a
>Unless the simsense rules are going to be crucial to playing SR, then I have
>no problem with posting them on the net.
>Ideally I'd like to see FASA handle their website the way Pinnacle does.
>Pinnacle posts LOTS of really neat and useful stuff on their website - much
>of it cre

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