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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Unearthed, But Best Forgotten? Castle Perilous from West Wind Simulations (1980)

My God!  I rediscovered this earlier today.  I remember the cover, but the contents I don't recall at all.  Copyright 1980, this is one heck of a Fantasy Heartbreaker.  At this point in my life, I don't think I could get myself to read it even if it was food for the blog.

15 of it's 70 pages are devoted to a short story, which means the rules fit into 55.  But that's okay, as the author mentions they have books II to X awaiting printing and production.  Somehow I don't think I'd be able to track those down even if I wanted to.

It just uses 3D6 for combat resolution.  I can see some D&Disms in it as I flip around, but the system does seem fairly unique.  It's just that I'm much less into charts at this stage in my life then when I came into this hobby 30 odd years ago.

3 comments:

  1. I have been trying to find this for a long time, i would be really grateful if you could tell us something more about this fantasy rpg.

    I already heard from other fellows that the system is fairly unique, as you wrote.

    We need more uncovering of forgotten gems like this!

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  2. I'll see what I can do. No guarentees tho... my plate is fairly full at the moment. ;)

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  3. if you want to sell your copy, or if you are willing to make photocopies and/or scans, i would be willing to pay the cost. let me know

    bye

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