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Author Topic: Kobold Press's Midgard setting  (Read 4156 times)

RebelSky

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2021, 01:53:10 PM »
What makes Midgard, as a setting, cool is that the writers don't use western medieval Europe as it's historical basis. It's much more historical eastern European instead, and I think it shows in how the setting was designed.

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #31 on: October 26, 2021, 03:16:05 PM »
And there's also Southlands - the setting book for Midgard equivalent of Africa, also really excellent one.
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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #32 on: February 18, 2022, 04:42:04 PM »
Well Darrin, I'm glad you've found a new hobby horse besides Hero System to display your complete lack of understanding of any kind of nuance.  I'll drop out here over to the side and watch the inevitable train wreck unfold, yet again.

The Hero System is dead. There is nothing about it to talk about anymore. The company killed it dead.

I spoke to Michael Surbrook before he died. He had proposed and was ready to fund a new, simplified version of Champions. But the company wanted to charge him a $1000 licensing fee for the privilege. But then at the last minute, they pulled out and instead went with Ron Edwards to make Champions Now.

Michael Surbrook gave up on the Hero System. Called it a dead system. And he was working with Evil Beagle Games to make a bunch of his library of books to be compatible with Prowlers & Paragons. But that all fell apart when he died.

I've moved on,

For the record, I am NOT dead.

oggsmash

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2022, 04:52:50 PM »
Well Darrin, I'm glad you've found a new hobby horse besides Hero System to display your complete lack of understanding of any kind of nuance.  I'll drop out here over to the side and watch the inevitable train wreck unfold, yet again.

The Hero System is dead. There is nothing about it to talk about anymore. The company killed it dead.

I spoke to Michael Surbrook before he died. He had proposed and was ready to fund a new, simplified version of Champions. But the company wanted to charge him a $1000 licensing fee for the privilege. But then at the last minute, they pulled out and instead went with Ron Edwards to make Champions Now.

Michael Surbrook gave up on the Hero System. Called it a dead system. And he was working with Evil Beagle Games to make a bunch of his library of books to be compatible with Prowlers & Paragons. But that all fell apart when he died.

I've moved on,

For the record, I am NOT dead.

  Hoax?  Or best thread ever now?

Michael Surbrook

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2022, 04:54:22 PM »
The Hero System is dead. There is nothing about it to talk about anymore. The company killed it dead.

I spoke to Michael Surbrook before he died. He had proposed and was ready to fund a new, simplified version of Champions. But the company wanted to charge him a $1000 licensing fee for the privilege. But then at the last minute, they pulled out and instead went with Ron Edwards to make Champions Now.

Michael Surbrook gave up on the Hero System. Called it a dead system. And he was working with Evil Beagle Games to make a bunch of his library of books to be compatible with Prowlers & Paragons. But that all fell apart when he died.

I've moved on,

For the record, I am NOT dead.

  Hoax?  Or best thread ever now?

Not sure what you'd want to prove this is not a hoax account... unless you want my posts on FB, Twitter, and my activity on some Discord servers.

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #35 on: February 18, 2022, 04:57:28 PM »
This means that for the first time ever, TBP has provided bad information. Landmark moment.

Michael Surbrook

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #36 on: February 18, 2022, 04:58:14 PM »
This means that for the first time ever, TBP has provided bad information. Landmark moment.

BTW, what's "TBP"?

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #37 on: February 18, 2022, 05:02:53 PM »
This means that for the first time ever, TBP has provided bad information. Landmark moment.

BTW, what's "TBP"?

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oggsmash

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #38 on: February 18, 2022, 05:21:31 PM »
The Hero System is dead. There is nothing about it to talk about anymore. The company killed it dead.

I spoke to Michael Surbrook before he died. He had proposed and was ready to fund a new, simplified version of Champions. But the company wanted to charge him a $1000 licensing fee for the privilege. But then at the last minute, they pulled out and instead went with Ron Edwards to make Champions Now.

Michael Surbrook gave up on the Hero System. Called it a dead system. And he was working with Evil Beagle Games to make a bunch of his library of books to be compatible with Prowlers & Paragons. But that all fell apart when he died.

I've moved on,

For the record, I am NOT dead.

  Hoax?  Or best thread ever now?

Not sure what you'd want to prove this is not a hoax account... unless you want my posts on FB, Twitter, and my activity on some Discord servers.

  I mean, it appears someone said you were dead, and you were not.  OR you have come back from the dead, in which case this would be the best thread ever.

Xavier Onassiss

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #39 on: February 18, 2022, 05:24:25 PM »
Has anyone got an actual link to the alleged obituary on TBP?


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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #40 on: February 18, 2022, 05:46:01 PM »
Has anyone got an actual link to the alleged obituary on TBP?

I wonder if they were thinking of Mike Satran? But ha passed a few years back.

Xavier Onassiss

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #41 on: February 18, 2022, 06:00:33 PM »
I don't know, but I'm glad you're not dead because we got a game tonight!

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #42 on: February 18, 2022, 06:01:14 PM »
I don't know, but I'm glad you're not dead because we got a game tonight!

I am VERY much looking forward to it.

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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #43 on: February 18, 2022, 07:18:21 PM »
For the record, I am NOT dead.

  I was pretty sure you weren't, and am glad to hear it.

  Neither is your HERO System involvement, judging from the herogames.com homepage.
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Re: Kobold Press's Midgard setting
« Reply #44 on: February 18, 2022, 07:26:37 PM »
Well Darrin, I'm glad you've found a new hobby horse besides Hero System to display your complete lack of understanding of any kind of nuance.  I'll drop out here over to the side and watch the inevitable train wreck unfold, yet again.

The Hero System is dead. There is nothing about it to talk about anymore. The company killed it dead.

I spoke to Michael Surbrook before he died. He had proposed and was ready to fund a new, simplified version of Champions. But the company wanted to charge him a $1000 licensing fee for the privilege. But then at the last minute, they pulled out and instead went with Ron Edwards to make Champions Now.

Michael Surbrook gave up on the Hero System. Called it a dead system. And he was working with Evil Beagle Games to make a bunch of his library of books to be compatible with Prowlers & Paragons. But that all fell apart when he died.

I've moved on,

For the record, I am NOT dead.


Now you did it. You're not supposed to say his name three times.