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« Reply #30 on: January 15, 2010, 04:27:05 PM »
The Elder Scrolls. It's a computer RPG with the depth and detail of a TRPG - And the setting background can easily stick your brain in a blender set to high.

Just try figuring out what Aedra and Daedra *actually are*.
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« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2010, 04:42:34 PM »
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« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2010, 04:55:49 PM »
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I miss CrossGen...I got hooked on their digests...=(

Which probably means I helped kill them...=P

For me?  I dunno...Ravenloft or Midnight, for a Savage Setting?  License Buffy or Angel (since Fox keeps the licenses separate now) and the Cinematic Unisystem system license to revive the line(s) properly?  Especially if I could secure publishing rights to the dead playtest manuscripts...

I say lines, because if, say, Buffy paid off, I'd bring back Angel...
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« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2010, 05:10:27 PM »
IF, and its a major If, it was doable for that amount - the STAR TREK license bought on behalf of Steve Jackson Games and GURPS. The license would be for all versions of TREK, with a debut book focusing on the recent movie with TOS references adapted to it.

Also, somehow write the license contract that the term is at least 10 years. (NOT 3 or 5 years)


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« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2010, 05:15:29 PM »
Twilight.  Because your return would far exceed your investment if done right, and be able to buy a couple of others listed here later...plus hookers and blow!

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« Reply #35 on: January 15, 2010, 05:19:42 PM »
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Twilight.  Because your return would far exceed your investment if done right, and be able to buy a couple of others listed here later...plus hookers and blow!
Hmm.  Melan...maybe Zardoz goes on the back burner for a while. Do I have to read the novels to write a game about them?  Or can I just crib notes from the World o' Darkness and the Underworld franchise?

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« Reply #36 on: January 15, 2010, 05:26:43 PM »
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Hmm.  Melan...maybe Zardoz goes on the back burner for a while. Do I have to read the novels to write a game about them?  Or can I just crib notes from the World o' Darkness and the Underworld franchise?

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Nope you dont have to read them. Just take Dawson's Creek and add sparkle fairies, eco-wolves and your done.
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« Reply #37 on: January 15, 2010, 05:34:53 PM »
The Secret Saturdays is my dream license right now, so I'd go for it in a heartbeat if I had the ability.  Of course I've always wanted to say to the SWRPG designers "you're doing it wrong!" so that wouldn't be a bad license to have either. :D

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« Reply #38 on: January 15, 2010, 06:11:08 PM »
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« Reply #39 on: January 15, 2010, 06:24:59 PM »
If feasible I'd spend the $100K on a license to release Thundarr the Barbarian on DVD.  If the DVD made money then I'd talk to them about an RPG license.
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« Reply #40 on: January 15, 2010, 06:29:34 PM »
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Nope you dont have to read them. Just take Dawson's Creek and add sparkle fairies, eco-wolves and your done.


Dawson's Creek had both way more believable characterization AND fewer stalkers.

Just saying.
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« Reply #41 on: January 15, 2010, 06:35:28 PM »
Gamma World, Thundarr the Barbarian and Herculoids. The mutants are going to rule!

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« Reply #42 on: January 15, 2010, 06:37:58 PM »
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If feasible I'd spend the $100K on a license to release Thundarr the Barbarian on DVD.  If the DVD made money then I'd talk to them about an RPG license.


The rights might be tied up in a Jack Kirby lawsuit somewhere - possibly. Thought I read somewhere that his family was still trying to get monies and royalties that he was owed from back then.




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« Reply #43 on: January 15, 2010, 06:43:34 PM »
Ok, this may sound crazy but an ultra violent A Nightmare on Elm Street boardgame/rpg hybrid with the GM playing the role of Freddy ! Kids would dig it. Vincent Barker should design it.

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« Reply #44 on: January 15, 2010, 07:33:57 PM »
Chick Tracts: the RPG.