Zack: Most of the book is printed in black and white, but occasionally there are these lovely full-page color plates. Like this.
Steve: Is that a Martian woman?
Zack: It's a Victorian woman. They wore various under-garments and strappings to push all of their organs from their waists up into their bulbous fish-faces.
Steve: If I were going to get into a space gun fight the one place I wouldn't stand would be right in front of a window.
Zack: You probably shouldn't stand near any space pipes or ductwork either because if a bullet hits those steam is going to shoot out and scald you.
Steve: I thought the space engines in this were electric.
Zack: The electricity comes from steam.Steve: Where does the steam come from?
Zack: My fucking ears if you make me explain how a steam generator works.
Steve: I was just testing you because I know exactly how steam generators work on a steam space ship in 1889 because those are all real things in reality.
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.