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  • Jeff
    Feb 13, 2008
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      OK, so I'm a lurker on the UK list, cuz at the time I had to have all things Deadlands! BUT, I have the Reloaded book, and can make some comments.

      I really really like the Savage Worlds rules set. As such, the DL:R book is very excellent because it puts into Savage Worlds terms the majority of the Deadlands world. There's still a few things from some source books that aren't there, but not much (witches, metal mages, come to mind but could be house ruled I think).

      If you aren't so much a SW fan, or like SW but for DL just have to have the Classic rules, then the DL:R book still serves a purpose. There is much good information regarding the state of the world after a few more years (it's 1879 iirc). The PDF Player's Guide contains info about the world state that most folks might know.

      You can get just the Player Guide for the info on the War and all. It even shows you how to many of the Deadlands character types translate into Reloaded: Blessed, Hucksters, Harrowed, Shaman, Shaolin. Poker cards, Chips, Grit, and some very excellent duelling rules are also included.

      You obviously don't get a Marshal's Handbook section in the PDF Player's Guide, so you won't know any of the new or updated secret sauce behind the Weird West current events.

      My only complaints about the Savage Worlds treatment of Deadlands are the slow release of new Deadlands stuff to buy since the Reloaded book, and the lack of a bright orange color scheme for the cover ;-) I was fond of the orange covers!

      Does that serve as an "honest" review?

      Jy


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      Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 6:29 AM
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      Greetin's there,

      Not been around these woods for a while.... but it's good to see you back.
      Though this town, is looking like a ghost town at the minute.

      Anyone still out there?
      Anyone still playing?
      Anyone still playing Deadlands?
      Who's had a chance to check out Reloaded and can give an honest opinion of
      it ...? Who cares if shane's reading, is it as good as the 2nd edition?

      Who fancies GMming or playing in an online game, kicking off a fresh game
      for the third time, hey, third time lucky?

      Jon.
      - Deputy Phillips.

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      [Deadlands uk] returning after long time away

      Greetings all, some of you may remember me as the member that dropped
      off the face of the Earth for a while, especially you Peter! after a
      long illness and other issues, my computer and i are back online and
      ready for chat. i have lots of new drawings to share with everyone
      and cant wait to get back into Deadlandsuk again.
      Peter if you get a chance please drop me a line i have much to tell you!
      -Kelly
      Marshal E. Vader

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