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  • Tavis Hill
    Feb 13, 2008
      Hi there,

      I'm still out here, still playing Deadlands (Hell on Earth at the
      moment, but not long ago drew a temporary curtain on a Weird West
      bonanza that had been running for 18months and will be returned to again
      at some point.

      I've not tried the DL:R rules yet, but have been playing Savage Worlds
      with both the 50 Fathoms and Evernight settings, and I have to say the
      rules set is great and based on that I'd love to try DL:R when I go back
      to the Weird West again.

      Marshall Hill

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Deadlandsuk@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Deadlandsuk@yahoogroups.com]
      On Behalf Of Jeff
      Sent: 13 February 2008 12:24
      To: Deadlandsuk@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [Deadlands uk] returning after long time away

      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

      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

      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?


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: jon.scholes@ <mailto:jon.scholes%40otto-uk.com> otto-uk.com
      To: Deadlandsuk@ <mailto:Deadlandsuk%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 6:29 AM
      Subject: Re: [Deadlands uk] returning after long time away

      Greetin's there,

      Not been around these woods for a while.... but it's good to see you
      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
      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
      for the third time, hey, third time lucky?

      - Deputy Phillips.

      "batgirlnh911" <batgirlnh911@ <mailto:batgirlnh911%40yahoo.com>
      Sent by: Deadlandsuk@ <mailto:Deadlandsuk%40yahoogroups.com>
      13/02/2008 04:16
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      Deadlandsuk@ <mailto:Deadlandsuk%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com

      Deadlandsuk@ <mailto:Deadlandsuk%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com

      [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!
      Marshal E. Vader

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