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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:12 pm    Post subject: WEG RPGs? Reply with quote

Does anyone like other WEG RPG? What other WEG RPGs have you played in the past that you liked? Still play any WEG RPG besides Star Wars?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:38 pm    Post subject: Re: WEG RPGs? Reply with quote

Whill wrote:
Does anyone like other WEG RPG? What other WEG RPGs have you played in the past that you liked? Still play any WEG RPG besides Star Wars?

Not me. My interest is almost exclusively Star Wars.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its been quite a while since I've even played any game, actually. For me, though, I feel that D6 and Star Wars were made for each other and I have trouble wrapping my head around any setting for D6 that isn't Star Wars.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I enjoy both D6 Adventures and D6 Fantasy, but I prefer Star Wars over D6 Space.

It's been a while since I've played either of the OD6 games.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:14 pm    Post subject: Re: WEG RPGs? Reply with quote

Whill wrote:
Does anyone like other WEG RPG? What other WEG RPGs have you played in the past that you liked? Still play any WEG RPG besides Star Wars?


NEver seen/played any of the other WEG games.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw an Indiana Jones game by WEG on Ebay, but I gather it's run on a different system? WEG was going to do a Stargate SG-1 game, but that got canned before it could really take off. The creator of the game apparently posted the stuff online. Personally, I think SG-1 would make a fantastic setting for an RPG similar to D6 Star Wars, and it wouldn't take a ton of work to adapt to a D6 system even without the written material.

Here's the link to what I found:

http://johntynes.com/revland2000/rl_sg0.html
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Solo4114 wrote:
I saw an Indiana Jones game by WEG on Ebay, but I gather it's run on a different system?

The bulk of the WEG IJ material is for the Masterbook system, which was based on Shatterzone's system, which was based on TORG's system. Masterbook is crunchier than D6 and very deadly for PCs. Not too cinematic or pulp adventure. In the early-90s it wasn't yet clear how much of the Star Wars game system was owned by Lucasfilm, so WEG tried to market Masterbook as a general multi-genre system. They did publish multiple settings for it, but the game system sucked.

After WEG got a grip on D6 in 1996, they published The D6 System, their general "toolkit" book encouraging GMs to make their custom version of D6 system for any D6-appropriate setting. Then based on that, they quickly came out with the Indiana Jones Adventures book, the only IJ product made for D6 (with a Masterbook-to-D6 conversion system to make use of all the Masterbook IJ products). I think by that time Masterbook and IJ RPGs were dead ends.

I have the original WEG World of Indiana Jones Masterbook box set, a few other Masterbook IJ books, and the D6 IJ book. I've hardly played any of them.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is any of the Indiana Jones material worth acquiring? I've long considered an Indiana Jones-type archaeology campaign in the SWU, with long lost Jedi and Sith artifacts taking the place of the various artifacts.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Is any of the Indiana Jones material worth acquiring? I've long considered an Indiana Jones-type archaeology campaign in the SWU, with long lost Jedi and Sith artifacts taking the place of the various artifacts.

Sounds awesome. It's worth it to me since I am such a big fan of IJ. But I haven't looked at the IJ stuff in a long time. I'll have to get it out and look at it again sometime.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had some Indiana Jones type stuff happen for a Jedi Treasure hunter in a game once.
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