Steve: This has been traumatic for several reasons.
Zack: I'd like to think of it as more of a wake up call than a trauma.
Steve: What is this thing? Is that a cookie sword? I don't even know anymore, we've looked at so many of these.
Zack: Just another horrible monster with nonsensical design. Sort of a cross between a devil pimp and a rocking horse.
Steve: Great workout routine though. Really good Bally's in the City of Brass.
Zack: How does it feel to have finally broken into 3rd Edition?Steve: I was excited at first and now I feel sort of sick and depressed. It's like if your hero was Batman and then you went into a burrito place and you saw Batman just screaming his head off about them getting his order wrong. Really just laying into these poor Mexican guys who barely speak English and threatening them way beyond what is necessary.
Zack: That's what you got out of this?
Steve: That and I think you made me stare at a bloody butt.
Zack: Me? No. Wizards of the Coast did that to you, Steve. I just highlighted the details.Steve: Thanks.
This is your typical consumer model throne. If you just want a cheap prop, it's fine. If you want to actually sit like a king, pony up the cash and get yourself a prosumer model. This entry level stuff is more for a duke or baron at best.
Do you wish to know what computers will be doing in the year to come? With a sigh I shall exert the minimal effort it takes to reveal all. Feel free to print out these predictions and share them with your friends via fax.
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.