Zack: Still life, with mech arm.
Steve: Reminds me of those architectural paintings you see of old 1950s shopping malls. Only with a robot arm out front.
Zack: Detroit's shopping malls probably look like this in 2014.
Steve: "Nobody'll notice if I just dump this robot arm at the old mall."
Zack: Once they closed the Silver Dome, the Robot Jox just weren't in demand anymore. They got some part time jobs, appearing at the occasional birthday party to launch fists at each other, but it just wasn't enough to make ends meet.
Steve: Old mechwarriors never die, they just dump their farted up Shadowhawk outside the Sears.
TOTAL WRECK - crazy-eyed hound is covered in cobwebs, has a vespiary on back, graffiti on side and savage thirst for boat fuel. Frankly, I'm in over my head. He's in room 115 at Motel 6, yours free. 555-2851
Yes, it's the perfect form for surviving a car crash. But it's also the perfect form for so much more, like surviving the trauma of reading any news headline in 2016.
Zack Parsons, Steve "Malak" Sumner, and friends tackle bizarre role playing game products that make them wonder, "What the fuck!?" From the early days of Gygax to contemporary role playing games, none will be spared.