|From:||Erik Jameson <erikj@****.COM>|
|Subject:||Re: Old Age Runners (Was: Re: Sex & the Single|
|Date:||Wed, 6 May 1998 20:10:27 -0400|
>I know how you feel. It makes me want to start a thread about... back
>in SR1, the rules were.. or back before SR, we had to write our own RPG
>using T$R rules as the base.
Ah, SR1 and autosuccesses and variable staging. Hey, I bet the kiddies
haven't ever heard of 3L1 or 5D4 damage codes, eh? Now THAT complicated
>There are RPG's that I played that no longer exist. (James Bond, Top
>Secret) and many games that I haven't played in two (maybe three)
>iterations (Traveller -> MegaTraveller ->?).
Top Secret, played that. TORG, which bit. Hell, I can remember the days
when the only collectible cards were baseball cards. Now THOSE were the
>Maybe we should start our own rest home.
Hey, it could be like Gurth's Stairs, but only us old folks are allowed in.
We could play shuffle board and cribbage and gum our meals!
>(Who played back when there were TWO german states.)
You know what the sad thing is? There are plenty of people on this list
who simply have no recollection of living like that, who only know about
the Cold War from books and school. Some of us geezers actually grew up
with the spectre of the Red Menance and Global Thermonuclear War.
Ah, enough of this OT stuff. Somebody, set up the Old Folks Home so us
gezzers have some place to rest our weary bones and soak our teeth.
"Ladies & Gentleman, the newest member of the band, the one and only Spice
Boy, GRUMPY SPICE!!!" <and the crowd goes wild!!!>