Zack: They make him look all scary because of his spikes, but there is something vaguely friendly about this dude.
Steve: Just once I would like to see one of these horror bugs in Rifts be really good people. Just friendly and gregarious. Looking out for others. No ulterior motives.
Zack: According to the book, this guy is a Gatherer. Which are like aggressive hoarders that also hoard people.
Steve: That doesn't sound so bad.
Zack: Right? Except they serve Inix, the Soul Worm who terrorizes sentient beings and rules over the city of Cibola.
Zack: That's just adorable.
Steve: It reminds me of when a kitten tries to climb up a bed and it's just sort of hanging there peeking over the top.
Zack: D'awwww. It's okay little buggy dudes. Your flying oven trays are cool too, even if you do serve a soul worm.
TOTAL WRECK - crazy-eyed hound is covered in cobwebs, has a vespiary on back, graffiti on side and savage thirst for boat fuel. Frankly, I'm in over my head. He's in room 115 at Motel 6, yours free. 555-2851
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.
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.