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by ierthling
Tue 02 May 2017, 20:41
Forum: General
Topic: Some thoughts on the book...
Replies: 3
Views: 1270

Re: Some thoughts on the book...

I think you have to approach the setting from a slightly different perspective than you would with, say, a D&D setting, where you want to know what everything means, what the rules are for everything etc. As for players who weren't born in the 80s, I don't see it as a problem, since the setting has ...
by ierthling
Sun 18 Dec 2016, 21:43
Forum: General
Topic: Signs of the times
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: Signs of the times

These are great! Very evocative - thanks Björn!
by ierthling
Sat 17 Dec 2016, 18:32
Forum: General
Topic: Influences [Books, TV Shows, Movies, Art]
Replies: 69
Views: 8889

Re: Influences [Books, TV Shows, Movies, Art]

Thanks Björn - I actually didn't realize it was based on a novel. Have they been translated? [edit - I see now your link is to the English translations. Thanks!] I still think, though, that the visual element of movies filmed or set in Sweden in the 80s is pretty helpful for those of us who weren't ...
by ierthling
Fri 16 Dec 2016, 18:05
Forum: General
Topic: Influences [Books, TV Shows, Movies, Art]
Replies: 69
Views: 8889

Re: Influences [Books, TV Shows, Movies, Art]

If you haven't encountered it yet, you guys should see "Let the Right One In" (the Swedish version, not the American remake). It's set in Sweden in the early 80s, and although it's horror rather than sci-fi (the plot centers around a child vampire), I think the combination of everyday 80s Sweden and...