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Finally some good news

Post by Fluffy17 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:37 pm

I am starting a children's RPG with the kids from church. They wanted and I kid you not: A Marvel superheroes game mixed with Doctor Who. I am going to try my hardest to make that happen.
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Post by majestic » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:52 pm

Fluffy17 wrote:I am starting a children's RPG with the kids from church.
Well Fluffy, that's it. I'm going to appeal to the higher ups in the church. Sorry, can't have you filling the heads of those kids with devilsh, satanic nonsense like RPGs. :eyebrow:
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Re: Finally some good news

Post by Fluffy17 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:44 am

majestic wrote:
Fluffy17 wrote:I am starting a children's RPG with the kids from church.
Well Fluffy, that's it. I'm going to appeal to the higher ups in the church. Sorry, can't have you filling the heads of those kids with devilsh, satanic nonsense like RPGs. :eyebrow:
:haha: I doubt Iron Man counts as a demon from Goesha.
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Re: Finally some good news

Post by Joseph » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:22 am

Apparently majestic didn't hear that the church reversed its stance. While in the 80s D&D and other rpgs were all about devil worship and blah blah blah the Vatican did say a couple years back that they now see it as a good tool for young people for developing critical problem solving skills and for honing their creativity. I was shocked when the church said that. Something reasonably intelligent from a dark ages agency is not the norm.

As for blending superheroes and Doctor Who... weird.

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Post by Journeymouse » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:22 am

Joseph wrote:Apparently majestic didn't hear that the church reversed its stance. While in the 80s D&D and other rpgs were all about devil worship and blah blah blah the Vatican did say a couple years back that they now see it as a good tool for young people for developing critical problem solving skills and for honing their creativity. I was shocked when the church said that. Something reasonably intelligent from a dark ages agency is not the norm.
Not all Churches have heard the good news with regard to Doctor Who, though: The Ten Doctors Versus The Ten Commandments

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Post by Fluffy17 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:18 pm

Well in the 70s a woman by the name of Mary Whitehouse famously described Doctor Who as: "Teatime brutality for tots." and that it "contains some of the sickest, most horrible material"

I can go on and on about her and her views that even myself as a conservative would raise an eyebrow at. But my pastor loves Doctor Who and his wife's British so I have that going for me. Apart from the fact his kids like David Tennant and Matt Smith, two of my least favorite doctors. But hey I ordered the book and all now
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Post by Joseph » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:46 am

I'm pretty sure Jo and I knew who Mary Whitehouse was before you even knew what Doctor Who was but... thanks for the info. ;)

Good your pastor loves the show, though.

And what book did you order?

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Re: Finally some good news

Post by Fluffy17 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 3:31 pm

I ordered the 2009 Doctor Who RPG Adventures in Time book. Wanted the 2012 one but that was too rich for my blood.

Overall I don't really care which version as I doubt 8-12 year-olds care about power gaming so any errata wouldn't matter on that level.
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Post by majestic » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:25 pm

That's... well... old. Very old.

Still fun to read though. :D
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Post by Joseph » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:36 pm

Indeed. When I read it I thought I'd travelled back in time to the 1980s. :D

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Post by choyrt » Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:56 pm

I cannot express how much I adore trite, gift-wrapped religion. Some churches should just have signs saying: "Jesus - $4.95 a lbs"

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Re: Finally some good news

Post by Joseph » Mon Oct 07, 2013 12:59 pm

For the most part, religion is fine. It is what it is. The lunacy of some of the people in those religions... like, oh, gee, my landlords... I still find it alternately amusing and disturbing that they think a known fraud faith healer, TB Joshua, is legit. They believe people are possessed by demons and must be saved by him. He has a TV show which they watch... people rolling around on the floor, "possessed" while he exorcises the demons and then it's all sunshine, lollipops and rainbows. And they really, really believe that swill.

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Re: Finally some good news

Post by Fluffy17 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:09 pm

Well here's the team that's been finalized we have:

The Tenth Doctor
Captain Jack Harkness
Donna Noble

We are going to be on Judoon ship to rescue Harry Sullivan because well, he's an imbecile and I want to introduce these kiddies to the classic series darn it. And yes I know Jack is gay and all that but the kids don't so for them it's like playing Han Solo.
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