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« on: July 19, 2015, 06:24:28 pm »
What would you use? 1st Ed. Ghostbusters with a modified talents list and equipment list?

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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2015, 09:33:45 pm »
H.O.L. somehow seems appropriate
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2015, 11:09:34 pm »
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H.O.L. somehow seems appropriate


What's H.O.L. stand for? Outside my wheelhouse...

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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2015, 11:18:33 pm »
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What's H.O.L. stand for? Outside my wheelhouse...


Human Occupied Landfill. But thats to do with the setting, which was basically if someone took 40k and turned the Grimdark comedy up to 11.

The system itself is, well, very amusing.
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2015, 11:53:41 pm »
You'd need a special skill for pruning the bushes of many small villages.
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2015, 12:09:39 am »
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Human Occupied Landfill. But thats to do with the setting, which was basically if someone took 40k and turned the Grimdark comedy up to 11.

The system itself is, well, very amusing.


It's fucking hilarious, but a chore to read because the whole thing is hand written.

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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2015, 12:39:00 am »
I love the Three Amigos, but I am now WAY more interested in HOL, which I had never heard of before. Looks like the cheapest copy on Amazon is around 60 bucks. Dang.
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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2015, 12:54:35 am »
Aces & Eights?
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« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2015, 01:18:51 am »
Fun movie.

Still not as odd a choice for a licensed tabletop RPG  as Dallas, Ghost Dog, The Keep, or Species... all of which were actually published.
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« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2015, 02:11:37 am »
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I love the Three Amigos, but I am now WAY more interested in HOL, which I had never heard of before. Looks like the cheapest copy on Amazon is around 60 bucks. Dang.

I got the reprints several years ago. They were a lot cheaper, and they're still available for very little. Look here:
http://www.amazon.com/HoL-Christopher-Elliott/dp/0966476514/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1437545048&sr=1-5&keywords=human-occupied+landfill
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The game is hilarious but definitely isn't for those who are easily offended. And as stated previously the fact it's all hand-written can make it hard to read, but the humor makes it worth the effort. To this day my favorite skill in any rpg is still 'Making Sharp Things Go Through Soft Things That Scream and Bleed.'

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« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2015, 08:59:30 pm »
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(HoL) is hilarious but definitely isn't for those who are easily offended. And as stated previously the fact it's all hand-written can make it hard to read, but the humor makes it worth the effort. To this day my favorite skill in any rpg is still 'Making Sharp Things Go Through Soft Things That Scream and Bleed.'


I like how the unarmed combat skills were divided into "That Psycho Bruce Lee Shit" and "Make Someone Stop Living With Your Fist."

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« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2015, 09:08:25 pm »
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What would you use? 1st Ed. Ghostbusters with a modified talents list and equipment list?


Definitely Risus
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« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2015, 09:54:24 am »
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Fun movie.

Still not as odd a choice for a licensed tabletop RPG  as Dallas, Ghost Dog, The Keep, or Species... all of which were actually published.


Dallas is awesome. There should be more like that.

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« Reply #13 on: July 23, 2015, 09:55:34 am »
Aces & Eights is way too convoluted and complicated for a fun game as Three Amigos ought to be.

No idea what a Risus is or why it would be suitable. 'Splain, please.

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« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2015, 12:02:51 pm »
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Dallas is awesome. There should be more like that.


There is an alternate reality out there somewhere where D&D is just an obscure oddity and housewives and gay hairdressers playing Dallas became the core of the RPG hobby.
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