Zack: What do you think the artist's notes were on this one?
Steve: More gumdrop trees!
Zack: "We want you to explode our preconceptions about Aladdin. How about some sort of Chinese wizard?"
Zack: "And do you think you could do it really quickly and make it look like absolute shit? Really really embarrassing art is what we're going for here."
Steve: I think if I cast "Summon Aladdin" and this dude showed up I'd be like "whoa whoa whoa! Who the heck are you buster and where is Aladdin? Get out of here some people are trying to win a wizard duel and don't appreciate your pranks at all!"
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.
It's just a little confusing, is all.
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.