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Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian23 Nov 2012 3:08 p.m. PST

Talk about a stealth effort – less than a week to go on this Kickstarter and this is the first I ever heard of it:

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That's the TTA series from the late 70's that many of us old fogeys will remember with more than a touch of nostalgia. The creators are the same guys from Morrigan Press, who took a rather lukewarm stab at printing revised versions of the books and an RPG about four-five years back.

Despite that, the connection to Savage Worlds has me thinking $35 USD for a copy would be worth the risk – it's likely to be pretty, at the very least. The new publisher, Battlefield Press, is a pure RPG company that's done another Savage Worlds book and several other games using different engines – Legacy (which is totally not-Highlander the RPG) being the only one I've played personally.

They need a little over $4 USDK to reach funding, which seems unlikely at this late date – but they might surprise me. Getting pledges for another 120 copies of the book isn't impossible, even with the rather cruddy job they've done of publicizing the project.

Personal logo Only Warlock Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2012 3:18 p.m. PST

I have all the TTA books and love 'em. Also like Savage Worlds! Good find.

Paint it Pink Supporting Member of TMP27 Nov 2012 12:11 p.m. PST

Pity it was all so low key…

I have the original books and they are inspirational stuff.

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian27 Nov 2012 12:31 p.m. PST

Yeah, doomed by lack of effort, I fear. A shame – it's like they don't know the market very well.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP28 Nov 2012 8:18 a.m. PST

Course, would have been exciting if there'd be figs.

Any of Chris Foss' work would be awesome. And, as most of the illos in the books were recycled paperback cover and magazine illustrations, plenty of cross-universe possibilities.

Gateway ships, for instance? ;->=

Doug

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian28 Nov 2012 8:49 a.m. PST

If they announced figs, I suspect the SCN Forum readership base would have the project funded within thirty minutes. :) Sadly, they're a roleplaying company AFAIK they have no experience in minis production.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP28 Nov 2012 9:23 a.m. PST

Yeah, I guess 'exciting' was a bit of understatement. ;->=

'Lack of experience torpedoing great ideas' probably makes this 'just as well.'

Doug

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