Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Game Reviewing by Random Sampling

You can sometimes learn a lot about a book by opening it randomly and reading. Bankuei quotes an instance of this from Dev's livejournal:

You know, Kevin and Kell, the anthropomorphic webcomic that is, basically, about family drama and suchlike. Not a bad comic. So I flipped it open, and...

First thing I see: special rules section for "Firing Projectile Weapons Underwater".
Heh. I had the same experience but it was a perfect fit: I opened up the Conan roleplaying game randomly and the first thing my eyes fell upon, I swear, was this item in a price list:

Slave, female, beautiful: 60 gold pieces.
(I may be misquoting the price, forgive me.) Yep, that's a game with focus!

4 comments:

Joshua BishopRoby said...

I shudder to ask, but did they have prices for ugly slaves, too?

Ed said...

I was too busy chuckling to check. :)

John Harper said...

I love slavery, too, Ed! We should hang out.

Ed said...

That's, um, not, um, exactly what I....