[shopping] What have you splurged on recently?

Dom

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I have Mechatron and Elysium because they float my boat. I considered Genlab Alpha after reading those two but it’s currently OOP.

The whole Mutant bit isn't the attraction for me; it's the fight for survival against a failing world. Elysium drew me in with its dystopian vibe and Mechatron with the opportunity to play emerging machine intelligences. I may yet get the other books (MYZ itself and Genlab Alpha) though as they intrigue me a bit.
 
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I have Mechatron and Elysium because they float my boat. I considered Genlab Alpha after reading those two but it’s currently OOP.

The whole Mutant bit isn't the attraction for me; it's the fight for survival against a failing world. Elysium drew me in with its dystopian vibe and Mechatron with the opportunity to play emerging machine intelligences. I may yet get the other books (MYZ itself and Genlab Alpha) though as they intrigue me a bit.
Fria Ligan announced one master book, probably next year, where you can combine characters from across the Mutantverse. Basically, a marketing plan to get all current and new buyers to purchase the whole product line. I stuck with just Mutant Mechatron, because I wanted to see how Artificial Intelligence units could be added into games like Coriolis, and Mutant Mechatron had way more mechanics for that than the sparse coverage in the Coriolis core book.
 
I just purchased a copy of Lyonesse. I believe £71.50 (inc. P&P) is the most I have ever paid for a single RPG book.
I guess you never tried out any of the Monte Cook premium collections. I did pay a lot for "The Strange" boxset, and I know many who paid multiple times for Numenera,, its Boxset, its revision and its upgrade. But Ptolus got me to finally walk away, over $150 for a single book.
 
I haven't splurged on anything lately because it would only inflate my carbon footprint ordering stuff to be delivered here and then sticking it straight in a shipping box. However, the first thing I'll be splurging on when I get there is yon Lyonesse brick - I hope by then printers are back in action so TDM will do a nice properly stitched hardback.

Well, maybe the second thing, first I'll be rebuilding and completing my Karl May collection.
 
I haven't splurged on anything lately because it would only inflate my carbon footprint ordering stuff to be delivered here and then sticking it straight in a shipping box. However, the first thing I'll be splurging on when I get there is yon Lyonesse brick - I hope by then printers are back in action so TDM will do a nice properly stitched hardback.

Well, maybe the second thing, first I'll be rebuilding and completing my Karl May collection.
Never hear of those Karl May books before today, though now that I visited your link, I am most intrigued. Thank you for sharing.
 
Nick Middleton has been posting pictures of obscure RPGs that he's been found in his attic on Facebook. Worlds of Wonder made an appearance there and I was inspired to get hold of a physical copy. A quick visit to eBay and a copy was mine, which arrived this week :D

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Never hear of those Karl May books before today, though now that I visited your link, I am most intrigued. Thank you for sharing.
They were a Big Thing for generations of German kids, and the reason I couldn't wait to learn to read.

Nick Middleton has been posting pictures of obscure RPGs that he's been found in his attic on Facebook. Worlds of Wonder made an appearance there and I was inspired to get hold of a physical copy.
I wish Chaosium would get on with laying out the text & images I sent them in 2016, and publish the compiled WoW book. My booklets are a bit fragile now.
 
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