The f'ers over at the Happy Jack's podcast are big Savage Worlds fans. Really big. They do play other games (Traveller, D&D 4e and such) but their favorite game system is Savage Worlds.
I've been pretty steadfast in my "I will not be running a Savage Worlds campaign" mantra, but the boys have been wearing me down. Listening to last falls podcast with Shane Hensley (Savage Worlds author) certainly didn't help. I found myself ordering a dead tree copy of the Savage Worlds Deluxe ruleset from Amazon, despite the fact that I already have a PDF copy.
I know the rules are good and fairly flexible. I know there are a bunch of different genre sourcebooks for it. Heck, I have some of the classic ones (I like the concept of EverNight, but it's such a damn rail road I don't think I could stomach running it).
Ah well, I can always leave the book handy for bathroom reading ;)
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