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  1. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    The YouTube streamer Kitty_haz_Claws has a December 2019 Sea of Thieves tutorial and review.
  2. Allen Varney

    Tell us about something good that you got recently

    Comics writer Marv Wolfman observed that in elementary school he could tell which kids read comic books, because they were the only ones who knew the word "invulnerable."
  3. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    Mutant Year Zero leans more toward realistic-gritty post-holocaust, with a certain leavening of mutation and robotics, rather than a Gamma World-style gonzo approach. This Reddit r/rpg thread, "Mutant Year Zero," goes into this point in more detail.
  4. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    Ladies and gentlemen, the new Bundle of Holding Marketing Director!
  5. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    I'm all for mild jocularity, when warranted, but we should avoid sowing wilful confusion. The modules in the Fifty-Dungeon Megabundle are d20 System adventures published 2005-2007 by Goodman Games for D&D 3.5.
  6. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    You can download a free beta of the second-edition FU rules at the Peril Planet website.
  7. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    The 5E and Cypher System versions of Ptolus, City by the Spire are each 676 pages.
  8. Allen Varney

    The Big List of Licensed RPGs

    Have you checked this list against Lowell Francis's six-part "History of Licensed RPGs" on The Gauntlet Blog and on Age of Ravens? Lowell has also compiled useful lists of superhero, horror, steampunk, post-apocalyptic, and universal RPGs.
  9. Allen Varney

    [Shadowrun] Where to start?

    At the Bundle of Holding site I've just launched Shadowrun Sixth World Essentials, featuring the current rulebook and major supplements. And there's more Sixth World ahead.
  10. Allen Varney

    HOSTILE Questions

    Although none of the titles in the HOSTILE Bundle of Holding answer these specific questions, you may still be interested in filling out the product line.
  11. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    Etherscope is an OGL game based on d20 Modern, so presumably the reviewer had pre-existing opinions about the system.
  12. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    That's correct -- all eight sourcebooks in Conan Careers are new to the Bundle of Holding. For those who purchased the December 2020 "Conan by Modiphius" offer from Humble Bundle (which, as I always have to say, doesn't own and isn't related to the Bundle of Holding), there's a breakdown of the...
  13. Allen Varney

    Kickstarters Thread

    Mongoose staffers have been discussing Shield Maidens, including its rules, at length on RPG.net: "Shield Maidens: First Look"
  14. Allen Varney

    Where I read Part-time Gods (2E)

    In case anyone follows this thread who hasn't already read Part-Time Gods 2E, at my Bundle of Holding site I've just launched a Part-Time Gods Quick Deal with the whole 2E line for US$9.95. The offer runs for just five days through this Monday, April 4.
  15. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    Just launched today!
  16. Allen Varney

    Discounts and deals on RPGs

    To forestall confusion: The Soulbound RPG Bundle is being offered through Humble Bundle, which is unrelated to my Bundle of Holding site.
  17. Allen Varney

    M. A. R. Barker

    To make that point, you're better served choosing a world-class artist with genuinely problematic views and a truly troublesome history, like Richard Wagner or Leni Riefenstahl. In terms of politics and character P. G. Wodehouse was a rather vacant bumbler like the upper-class twits of his stories.
  18. Allen Varney

    M. A. R. Barker

    Not sure of your goal in pursuing this -- are you trying to argue P. G. Wodehouse was a Nazi sympathizer? Really?
  19. Allen Varney

    M. A. R. Barker

    There are no longer "serious questions" around the five broadcasts P. G. Wodehouse made in 1941 to the US while he was held in Germany during World War II. The Gestapo basically duped the naive Wodehouse into making these innocuous broadcasts as propaganda. Wodehouse cared nothing for the Nazis...
  20. Allen Varney

    Bundle of Holding Thread

    I'm not sure if Pub etiquette permits pointing to RPG.net forum threads, but Ken Finlayson provided a good summary of Baker Street's mechanics there in the thread "Victorian Era RPG".
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