Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Good idea, internet...

So a recent term used to find my blog was "OSR Al-Qadim."

I'd love to see something like this come out of the OSR.

5 comments:

  1. Holy crap you ain't kidding. That would be brilliant! Just think, with the tools we have under the OGL already, what kinds of settings the OSR could generate?

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  2. Reqason I never ran Al-Qadim, back when I had half a dozen of its product line? Even with a limited run, it was still too many thick/bulky gaming products to haul to the gaming table.

    An OSR version, with a rule/sourcebook 64 or 96 pages at most, and a few simple 32 and 48 page modules and other supplements, I'd definitely buy - 'cos it's that or scour EBay for copies of GURPS' Arabian Nights and Ottoman Empire

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  3. Al-Quadim was, to my mind, always the best setting nobody cared about.

    I wasn't there when it was a big deal, but I did see lots of ads in the older magazines for this Al-Quadim product and that, but it just seemed like everybody was too wrapped up in Greyhawk and the Forgotten Realms to really give it a chance.

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  4. Yeah, I was actually working on something like this...on-hold at this point, however.

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  5. Come on, JB....get it together. We need B/X Space Opera, B/X Shadowrun, and B/X Al-Qadim. Things like a "day job" and "family" are hardly any excuse for this level of tardiness.

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