Zack: I put this on my shelf right next to my 1st place trophy for Not Getting Laid.
Steve: It beats anime figurines on your shelf.
Zack: Have you ever heard of Smile Train?
Steve: That's the cleft lip charity, right?
Zack: Yeah, it saves those kids from a life of misery.
Zack: We need a charity like Smile Train that goes into teenager's bedrooms and trashes the shit out of anime figurines, anime posters, just rips apart everything like that. Something that will send the message of, hey, you're turning into an adult, you need to stop it with this shit.
Steve: But not Dungeons & Dragons stuff, right?
Zack: No, of course not, nothing could be more grown up than transporting our minds to another time and place and doing battle with the forces of evil for the good of the kingdom.
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.
Ignore the hype. Find out how these games will likely go right or wrong.
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.