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Author Topic: Ruh-Roh more allegations!?  (Read 5551 times)

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« Reply #30 on: September 22, 2021, 06:35:16 AM »
If Wick's so bad, how long before any discussion of his games are banned from RPG.net?

... then we'll see him complaining about it here.
I've seen that forum.  That forum is an extended gutter, and the gutter is full of blood, and when the drains finally scab over all the vermin will drown. The accumulated filth of the big purple will foam up about his waist and all the John Wick will look up and shout "This isn't fair!"

And I'll whisper "lol".
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« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2021, 11:33:58 AM »
If Wick's so bad, how long before any discussion of his games are banned from RPG.net?

... then we'll see him complaining about it here.
I've seen that forum.  That forum is an extended gutter, and the gutter is full of blood, and when the drains finally scab over all the vermin will drown. The accumulated filth of the big purple will foam up about his waist and all the John Wick will look up and shout "This isn't fair!"

And I'll whisper "lol".

Oh it'll be a chorus of laughter. Believe you me.

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« Reply #32 on: September 22, 2021, 11:39:49 AM »
If Wick's so bad, how long before any discussion of his games are banned from RPG.net?

... then we'll see him complaining about it here.
I've seen that forum.  That forum is an extended gutter, and the gutter is full of blood, and when the drains finally scab over all the vermin will drown. The accumulated filth of the big purple will foam up about his waist and all the John Wick will look up and shout "This isn't fair!"

And I'll whisper "lol".

Oh it'll be a chorus of laughter. Believe you me.


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Re: Ruh-Roh more allegations!?
« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2021, 06:00:43 PM »
... then we'll see him complaining about it here.

Every silver has a cloudy lining.


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« Reply #34 on: September 23, 2021, 09:58:46 AM »
Wick would be welcome to come here. I had to prod my brains a bit but now I remember his Play Dirty columns, and they struck me as an extended treatise on How To Make Your RPG Unfun For Everyone.

So yeah, I'd welcome the opportunity to verbally curbstomp him. I don't mind invoking Niven and Pournelle's evolution in action on my players, but I'm not going to look for opportunities to fuck them in the ass at every turn either.

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« Reply #35 on: September 23, 2021, 10:38:57 AM »
I always took that with a grain of salt aimed at the eye of Power Players.

Much like the superb book "Listen Up, You Primitive Screwheads" by Mike Pondsmith, for CP2020 (but is useful for any newb-to-mid-tier GM).

But given his attitude, you're probably more correct he's just an opinionated dick. I won't hold that against him, of course. But you know, the Internet Tough Guy videos are pretty cringetastic.

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« Reply #36 on: September 23, 2021, 12:53:51 PM »
Isn't Wick  the guy who wrote a big sob story years ago about how running Tomb of Horrors made him lose all his friends?

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« Reply #37 on: September 23, 2021, 03:10:07 PM »
Isn't Wick  the guy who wrote a big sob story years ago about how running Tomb of Horrors made him lose all his friends?

I enjoyed some of Wick's stuff in the past, but allegedly he lied about Tomb of Horrors in that story.

https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/38212/roleplaying-games/thought-of-the-day-john-wick-lies-about-the-tomb-of-horrors

I'm not familiar enough with ToB to say who is right; however, I'd bet on the Alexandrian if I was a gambler.
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« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2021, 03:19:13 PM »
Isn't Wick  the guy who wrote a big sob story years ago about how running Tomb of Horrors made him lose all his friends?

It makes sense if he's playing with oversensitive proto-parents of Future Participation Trophy Winners.

I have died dozens of times in ToH. I've killed dozens of PC's in ToH. Lose friends over it? WTF. It's a badge of honor to die in ToH. It will provide you with a collection of badges! BAH! Wick is a twat, trying to lick the boots of weak ass simps that proves only three things...

1) They were never friends.
2) He is an idiot for believing they were your friends (have some standards).
3) He is a sniveler for seeking their praise.

Now ;et the Visigoth Chickens return to their roost! Cry Cluck! and let the cannibal pecking commence!

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« Reply #39 on: September 24, 2021, 10:12:04 AM »
Yep, OK. Thank you Eric Diaz. That's who I thought it was. I'm not familiar with him other than that whole BS ToH story. 


And I'm right there with ya tenbones. What a joke. I'll enjoy seeing him get eaten by his own.

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« Reply #40 on: September 24, 2021, 10:58:53 AM »
Wick's always come across as sort of douchey and pretentious to me. That said, I've also enjoyed a lot of his work (Wield, Houses of the Blooded in particular) but he's gonna learn a hard lesson here, methinks.

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« Reply #41 on: September 25, 2021, 07:48:58 PM »
John Wick has always been a controversial figure. He's always been an ego maniac, and something of a 'rockstar' among a subsect of the RPG fanbase. I'm a fan of several games he's had a hand in. L5R and 7th Sea being the biggest ones (Though he screwed the pooch on 7th Sea second ed as far as I'm concerned). Honestly if you read a lot of his GM advice he does come off as something of a narcissistic psychopath. It doesn't surprise me his assholish behavior is finally catching up with him after so long.

The one bright shining thing here he can say, is at least he's not a sex pest, like a quarter of RPG.net's own moderators turned out to be.

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« Reply #42 on: September 25, 2021, 09:24:14 PM »
I like his Houses of the Blooded game. My old group in Montreal had tons of fun with it.

Otherwise I don’t have too much to say about this. Has he been virtue signaling about what a good and wholesome person he is at all times? If so he’s probably a massive hypocrite, but I honestly never caught how he presented himself online.

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« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2021, 11:14:30 PM »
He claims he was woke before it was fashionable and paid a huge price for it.  He literally said that in a video on YouTube.

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« Reply #44 on: September 26, 2021, 12:11:01 AM »
He claims he was woke before it was fashionable and paid a huge price for it.  He literally said that in a video on YouTube.

Oh dear.  ;D In what way did he “pay” for it?