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by The1TrueFredrix
Fri 10 Jan 2020, 13:17
Forum: General
Topic: Is the thematic core of the Alien franchise Marxist and Feminist?
Replies: 46
Views: 1976

Re: Is the thematic core of the Alien franchise Marxist and Feminist?

[quote="Riggswolfe"]
It's really just about normal people dealing with something extraordinary. 
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Even that sentence is Marxist, do you see?  :D
by The1TrueFredrix
Thu 09 Jan 2020, 22:29
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Trying to make sense of "Xenomorphs"
Replies: 85
Views: 3810

Re: Trying to make sense of "Xenomorphs"

Andrew Gaska has tried to be a completest, listing Aliens from books as well as films. I agree they turn out to be very videogamey, but the beauty is you can choose which bits of lore you will have in your version of the world. In any games I play for example, the perfect life form will have just on...
by The1TrueFredrix
Thu 09 Jan 2020, 11:24
Forum: General
Topic: Is the thematic core of the Alien franchise Marxist and Feminist?
Replies: 46
Views: 1976

Re: Is the thematic core of the Alien franchise Marxist and Feminist?

Alien has a Marxist theme which is easy to see, but I fear many commenters on this thread conflate Marxism with Leninism, Maoism, Stalinism and all the other corrupt forms of communism that blighted the world ever since Marx said “hey guys, it seems the workers in a capitalist society get a pretty r...
by The1TrueFredrix
Wed 08 Jan 2020, 20:00
Forum: General
Topic: Borrowing from Coriolis..
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Borrowing from Coriolis..

Be wary of using Coriolis’s Health score vs Alien. The extra pulpiness of Coriolis health goes against the “life can be snuffed in an instant” feel of Alien (and indeed in Coriolis critical injuries are a lot easier to get.)
by The1TrueFredrix
Tue 07 Jan 2020, 20:05
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?

Got a story to tell about this. It’s actually based on a game Dave ran for my home group back in the 1980s. In those days he used the Call of Cthulhu rules. He had a bit of a reputation for basing his games on films or tv that he saw, so when he handed out the character sheets and we all say that we...
by The1TrueFredrix
Tue 07 Jan 2020, 12:29
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?

Re The Thing: long before Alien was a twinkle in the eye of Free Leage, co-host Dave made a scenario for MYO https://rpggods.org/tango-tango-82/ Are the rules for Mutant Year Zero compatible or similar to the Alien rpg? broadly similar.  Pushed dice work differently, but you could switch out MY0  p...
by The1TrueFredrix
Tue 07 Jan 2020, 09:54
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?

Re The Thing: long before Alien was a twinkle in the eye of Free Leage, co-host Dave made a scenario for MYO
https://rpggods.org/tango-tango-82/
by The1TrueFredrix
Mon 06 Jan 2020, 22:47
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: Has anyone made a Homebrew Predator yet?

Predator Fan Andy Brick, known as Exeus online has created this 12 page file: https://fictionsuitdocs.s3.eu-west-2.am ... ators2.pdf
by The1TrueFredrix
Wed 01 Jan 2020, 23:15
Forum: Community Content Program
Topic: Compatible with.....
Replies: 21
Views: 1764

Re: Compatible with.....

It’s getting closer. I heard a rumour we are looking at February
by The1TrueFredrix
Tue 24 Dec 2019, 12:11
Forum: General
Topic: Nostromo background hum
Replies: 4
Views: 470

Nostromo background hum

Just changed upon this 12 hr edit of the background sound effect of the Nostromo. Which some GMs might find useful. 
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