Zack: I love the graphic design and layout decisions they made at Palladium when they were putting this book together. This was literally everything on one of the pages of the book.
Steve: Oh, come on. They don't have the money of Wizards or White Wolf or something.
Zack: Steve, this is just shoved into the middle of a four page character class description. You've got some rock-skinned woman with a big metal shower drain on her back and then it says she has a 150 mile maximum range and can run indefinitely if you install a nuclear reactor.
Steve: Yeah, but you can see a little bit of her butt.
Zack: Why is everything else in that part of the picture dark? Does her ass light up like a lightning bug?
Steve: Anything is possible in the world of Rifts. It's a multiverse. Multiple universes. That a lot of possibility. Unlimited, actually. Anything can happen.
Zack: Maybe in one of those universes they can hire someone who knows how to use Adobe InDesign.
Steve: Probably not, but I bet Kevin Siembieda can learn how to do a very mediocre job with it.
Zack: Thanks to Rifts the mediocrity is limitless.
‘Toad coin?’ wondered the traveler as he examined the pebble. It did not look all that different from any other pebble, and certainly nothing like a coin. ‘What manner of coin has no head or tail, and bears no seal or flag? Who backs this toad coin, the toad bank? The toad treasury!?’ The traveler laughed, but the toads croaked sternly back at him.
Spending $10-15 a day on perishable organic dog food is not a sign of a decadent culture in terminal decline, it's actually real good and worth it.
No lifeguard on duty. Maze run at your own risk.
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.