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Offline Jonathan Oliver

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« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2003, 10:58:27 am »
Okay, may be a bit expensive in the taxi but I should be able to make it. Won't be able to register before year end though. Christmas has already sucked my bank account dry!
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« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2003, 06:29:09 pm »
Time to move to the FantasyCon 2004 message board and give an indication of what time you're likely to arrive at the station in case someone's planning on getting there around the same time and can share.

Also, the hotel offers a service where they can pair you with a.n. other in a twin room for those who aren't fussy!

Pity you can't register before the year end... you could have saved yourself a tenner!   8)

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« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2004, 05:25:34 pm »
I have made contact with a number of Indie rpg producers that might be interested in the FCON. Hogshead are still going, though they no longer have the license for Warhammer, as it has reverted back to Games Workshop.

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« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2004, 01:50:39 pm »
Excellent news! It will be good to see some RPG bods there. Shame about Hogs Head loosing the license for Warhammer. Does that mean Games Workshop will now be publishing the RPG or are they scrapping it?
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« Reply #19 on: February 05, 2004, 07:11:24 am »
No idea but their publishing wing, Black Library, are putting out a fair amount of Warhammer. I'm part way The Bleeding Chalice, by Ben Counter, a Warhammer 40k. It's a world/universe that has a lot of possibility. You should be able to read a review in a future Prism.

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« Reply #20 on: February 05, 2004, 02:38:33 pm »
I'll be running the scenarios from the Call of Cthulu book "Unseen Masters" tonight. It's been 3/4 of a year since I GM'ed. Looking foward to some good clean insanity.
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« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2004, 08:55:02 pm »
Probably my favourite RPG. Even Ramsey gets some of his creatures in the rulebook.

Let us know how well (No, don't go down the well) they do?  :twisted:

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« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2004, 04:34:15 pm »
On the subject of Games Workshop and the return of the Warhammer license, they have not published any plans to continue with rpg material. However, GW are currently working on Warhammer Online, an online game based on the WFRP line.
If that hits, which I suspect it will, it is possible they will revitalise the rpg system with a new edition and more material.
Thankfully, there is a huge following of fans that produce their own material as well as official game writers putting material up on the net.
Have a browse through my links, if you're interested.
http://www.knifesedge.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/links.html

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« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2004, 10:40:45 pm »
Games Workshop will be running a trade stand at Fcon, plus some gaming and maybe even figure painting!  All optional of course. It may work, it may not, but we'll give it a go.  I was trying to get us some advertising in White Dwarf but failed miserably!

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« Reply #24 on: May 30, 2004, 12:29:23 pm »
Not a bad thing, Debbie. No disrespect to Games Workshop, but White Dwarf has been solely dedicated to wargaming since they passed on the licence for the Warhammer RPG line. Despite retaking the licence, White Dwarf, I believe, remains the same, though I'd be happy to be proved wrong.

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« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2004, 12:21:53 pm »
Re: RPGs: I game with a group of friends, and have done for a year or so. I'm no expert on the subject, but then I feel no particular need to be - it's just a pastime. It's brilliant that non-RPGers should have an opportunity to learn something about it, but for me it might be a case of preaching to the converted.

Craig: I e-mailed you via a link on your web site about your Cthulhu game. Did the message get lost in the electronic ether? If so, are you still open to new participants?