I haven't done one of these articles for a while, so my apologies to folks who seem to really like them. Today, we're going to look at what was being pimped in November of 1984, with Dragon Magazine #91!
It sort of looks like the game didn't quite make it over the wall, like it just sort of got tired and took a rest partway through. Still the best Supers game ever (with apologies to Truth & Justice).
Who needs a Virtual Tabletop?
Why would I even accept the original?
Prediction: No one who wore this T-Shirt got laid, ever. "From the ancient, mist-shrouded lands of Guadalupe Street, located in the heart of the Garment District!" Also, only up to XXL? The hobby has grown, I guess!
(Sorry--HU was always a distant third or fourth to me as far as Palladium lines went).
Now this advert knows exactly what it's doing in including that crown. We secretly all wanted our characters to rule at least a small kingdom, if not a plane of existence. Kickass.
By 1984, players unable to find a game in their local area due to noisome personal habits, chronic anti-social tendencies, or a complete and clinical disregard for the niceties of basic human civility and interaction already had another recourse.
Well, that wraps up this edition of Vintage Dragon Magazine Adverts! I held back from the Traveller and Rolemaster ads this time around, as I know I usually tend to favor those...