Steve: Boldly going.
Zack: Credit where credit is due, RPGnet and others have written comprehensive reviews of FATAL. No need to re-litigate the details.
Steve: To be fair to that creepy dude that wrote FATAL there was a year or so in there when I was about 13 where writing a book like FATAL would have seemed like a good idea. Then me and Keith and Jamie would have sat down to roll up characters with giant wieners and I would have realized my folly.
Zack: Steve's Folly.
Steve: The Troll Wiener Paradox.Zack: It's so difficult to make any jokes about FATAL without dipping into the rape well.
Zack: And believe me, I don't rape well.Steve: If only real rapists had to solve math problems.
Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.
Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.
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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.