Tabletop Gallery: “RPG Glory Days”

List how many of these you played in the comments. Anyone get all 6?

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  • dave long island

    I’m afraid I only can name one: and it’s WFRP baby!! But what a one it was! (And hopefully will be again!)… 🙂

    • vlad78

      Yep. You may try Zweihänder, it’s awesome too and returned to the spirit of wfrp 1st edition.

      • dave long island

        Right. Y’know I was going to get it, but then heard about the new version of WFRP that’s in production, so will be getting good that instead.

        • vlad78

          I like the 2hander system and its compatibilty with any low fantasy world. I’ll wait to see the new wfrp range, ruleset and especially the new sourcebook. If it’s just lonce more a new iteration of the Empire, I’ll pass. If they explore the old world further, I’ll take the best ruleset and buy their sourcebooks.

          • dave long island

            Right on. Maybe I’ll check out 2hander. Thx!

  • Sleeplessknight

    Out of what’s shown there, I haven’t played Star Frontier or WHFRP. I’ve played all the rest.

  • Mike Tuchfarber

    6 for 6. I still have 4 of the 6 books in fact (never owned SF, just played it, and gave away my RIFTS stuff ages ago)

  • TDog

    5 out of 6 – never played Star Frontiers.

  • georgelabour

    West end Games’s Star Wars RPG (predecessor to the D6 system)

    Warhammer Fantasy Role play

    Rifts: Ultimate Edition.

    Mechwarrior 1st edition

    Shadowrun 2nd edition

    Star Frontiers

    Played all of them except for Star Frontiers.

    • Dirheim

      I owned 3 of them (Shadowrun, Mechwarrior, Star Wars) and played WFR, but I miss Cthulhu, Rolemaster and Cyberpunk, they were much more important and common than Star Frontiers or Rifts

      • georgelabour

        R.talsorian has actually put almost the entirety of their cyberpunk 2020 line up in PDF form if you ever want to relive those glory days.

  • Tun Kai Poh

    All six: a WFRP “murder in an inn” mystery, lots of classic d6 Star Wars on board a private yacht called the Bad Example, a Shadowrun 1e “bodyguard the rock star” scenario as a GM, a short Mechwarrior session on a planet overrun by an invasion, some sort of short Alpha Dawn skirmish mission, and putzing around in RIFTS Canada. The Shadowrun game happened in Ohio, USA. All the other games happened in Malaysia.

  • SacTownBrian

    All six. Still have them all tucked away in a box. Have to say SW was my least favorite. Battletech was my most favorite since we’d scale up and down as the mission progressed (starting with fleet combat, and eventually ending with the RPG for an infiltration mission. Then playing straight Battletech at the Lance level for the exfiltration. Such good memories, reminds me how old I am…)

  • sniperjack

    My favorite is and was WEG SW D6. Have all books except the LRPGs ones. Broken at some points, but easy to teach to newbies and was really fun.

  • Azatoth

    I have actually played all of them. I met RPGs in the early 80s.

  • vlad78

    Never played rift.

  • Boondox

    I played all of these except for Star Frontiers. WHFRP was one of the best RPG’s of all time IMO. I still have all the original stuff including Hogshead and Flame publications.

  • Xodis

    Rifts, Warhammer Fantasy, and Star Wars.

    All great games in their time, but Rifts needs to be removed from the Seimbedia stranglehold, Warhammer Fantasy needs a real edition (which is coming) and Star Wars from FFG is AMAZING!!!

  • Stonewall

    Pfft no Robotech RPG books pictured, not a good list.

  • scadugenga

    All six and then some.

    What, no TORG, Gamma World, Traveler, or Rolemaster? 😛