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Re: FT Roleplaying (long)

From: rkp@m... (Robin Paul)
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 1996 04:59:13 -0400
Subject: Re: FT Roleplaying (long)

	Back before the flood, when White Dwarf was a decent magazine
than a Wallet Vampire from the Evil Empire, it had an excellent Call of
Cthulhu scenario in a science fiction setting.	There wasn't any space
flight involved;  the PCs arrived on a backwater planet in the middle of
corporate war a bit like that described in that scenario in More Thrust,
accidentally became involved in Something Nasty.  The CoC system is very
clean and flexible, and could perhaps be used with FT/MT

	On the topic of roleplaying repairs:  Either Miniature Wargames
Wargames Illustrated had a Dambusters game a few months ago.  Each
had to roleplay the entire crew of his aircraft.  The flight engineer
function was represented by giving each player an identical small
of Lego, and getting them to make various aircraft bits (eg a fire
extinguisher or an undercarriage leg) according to a set plan within a

Rob Paul
NERC Institute of Virology 
Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3SR	  Tel. (01865) 512361
  "Once again, villainy is rotting meat before the maggots of justice!"

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