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Re: (TFT) Blub-dub.... taking a pulse on the list

On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 09:46:46 -0500, Michael Taylor
<MichaelTaylor1@compuserve.com> wrote:

>Message text written by INTERNET:tft@brainiac.com
>>   One D20 product I saw that caused me to laugh out loud in my local game
>shop is "Hack Master."  A blatant hack & slash sytem.  The cover art was 
>great.  Pure satire of the old AD&D cover art.
>   David Michael Grouchy II<
>The story I heard is that the Hack Master (which is NOT a d20 system)
>system is a liscence of the 1st edition AD&D materials. 

It's 1st and 2nd combined

>Rumor has it this came about because the "Knights of the Dinner Table"
>cartoon wound up on the Dragon CD without the permission of the owners -
>who also publish Hack Master. So instead of sueing, they just worked out a
>deal to liscence the 1st edtion AD&D stuff as a parody. 
>Of course, it's a joke that's gone a little farther than I could afford to
>buy, but it sure looks cute. 

I'd wait for "Warhamster" which is a parody RPG stemming froM the Dork
Tower Comic

I've GMed the original giveawy version and it works, and it will be
lighter and cheaper than Hackmaster

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