So, after last night's White Star session wrapped up, +James Spahn and I continued the G+ Hangout for another 2 hours or so. We talked about White Box, White Star, the hobby, current events - the usual crap when you are playing catch up with a good friend.
At one point, James finally said:
"I know what your doing."
"What am I doing, James?"
"All these classes you've been writing for White Star. You're working on a Cinematic Pulp Western Sci-fi setting."
I sat in silence, not knowing what to say, because James was right, of course. It's exactly what I was doing without even realizing it.
Thus was born StarSlinger.
Bootlegging, smuggling, cattle rustling, prospecting and all the other boons and ills of a frontier world.
Figure 6 classes, overall world write up, a regional write up with a town or two detailed, a mine mapped out, an adventure, a page or two of plot hooks and rumors that the DM decides if they are true or not, equipment list, lists of miracles for the 2 priestly classes and more as it comes to me.
I'll work it out real time on the blog (so you get to see revisions, brainstorming and the like), send 4 page 1 sheets in PDF as they get completed to my Patreon backers ( aiming for 2 a month, but might only be 1 a month through March) and and printed 4 page 1 sheets to the higher backers in batches of 2 to 4 sheets (hopefully once a month more or less) Completed project would go up on RPGNow in Print / POD with art. I'm guessing 28-40 pages before it's over.
I scratched out random thoughts after I logged off from James and now I need to plot some stuff out. Oh, and need to work on the Star Crusader (warrior-like priestly class) If I'm lucky it may get done tonight.
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This pleases me to no end.ReplyDelete
No one ever listens to me. :(ReplyDelete
I too am pleased, BTW. . .ReplyDelete
Way cool. Good job Erik.ReplyDelete
Holy crap... James executed a Star Knight Mind Trick!ReplyDelete
Well I guess I can stop the secret development of that western sci-fi setting vi was makingReplyDelete
Nice. Sounds like a lot of fun to be honest.ReplyDelete
BTW. Dibs on a character named Maurice.ReplyDelete