Wednesday, November 21, 2007

AGC 68 Novemeber 21 2007 (The Old West And Beyond) (53:11)

With Mark Kinney, Carol, Mags, and Ben Balestra. Mark's new ringtone. We're discussing Western games this time. Eye of Judgment. The Move, paying writing gigs, and what they mean for AGC. Games You May Never Have Heard Of: Boot Hill. More Boot Hill talk. Why isn't Western gaming more popular? GURPS Old West existed. Sidewinder. More Western talk. Deadlands launching the western for RPGs. Melding with other genres. New occasional segment: Random Thoughts About Gaming, with Ben: the consternation over 4th edition. Forgotten games! An overview of next episode's continuation. Yes, that's right, this is going on into another episode. Patrick checks in again, about Chili. Changeling feedback. More colonial gaming.

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Show links
The Eye of Judgment
Boot Hill (Wikipedia)
GURPS Old West (Steve Jackson Games)
Sidewinder (Green Ronin, formerly Citizen Games)
Deadlands (Pinnacle Entertainment Group)
Werewolf: The Wild West (White Wolf)
Serenity (Margaret Weis Productions)
Northern Crown (Atlas Games)
Colonial Gothic (Rogue Games)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Eventhough there did seem to be a lull in Old West RPGs throughout the 80s, the last 10 or 15 years has brought numerous options unto us: Deadlands (of course), Sidewinder, OGL Wild West, Aces & Eights, Sixguns & Sorcery (for Castle Falkenstein), Coyote Trail, Dust Devils, etc., etc.

So while there was an inexplicable pause in the genre (between the release of Boot Hill and all of these other fine games) Old West gaming is not dead and is showing no sign of going anywhere.