Steve: Oh, buddy, this is getting me hot.
Zack: She sells sea-shells, 20 dollars, two songs, no touching.
Steve: The 1990s truly were the greatest years of Dungeons & Dragons.
Zack: Yeah, other than Planescape and maybe some Dark Sun stuff it was a wasteland of horrible ideas and unwieldy rules. Remember how mad everybody got about 3E rules actually making the game playable?
Steve: Dude I am not agreeing with any of that. 3E dummed everything down. It was awesome, but because of the production values and stuff. THAC0 was missed. Dearly.
Zack: Steve nobody misses THAC0, not even the dude who invented it.
Steve: Yeah, well, the next time you need a base target number as a statistic that you then adjust positively or negatively based on the cumulative armor value of a dude, let me know, because I know it, and it ain't in the rules.
Zack: I'll put you on my speed dial.
After years of being misunderstood, I had hoped we finally had "our" story. I was wrong.
He had a yellow inflatable tube around his waist, the kind with a comical duck head. There was a tiny fish in one of his hands, and a trident in the other. In the background a squirrel wearing shades was water skiing.
For fans of meaningless awards, these awards are extra meaningless.
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.