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    Indiana Jones RPG

    I just checked out the old Indiana Jones RPG. There are a lot of copies out there in various forms.

    Anyways, it seems a pretty neat and simple system for cinematic play. I like the Lucky Breaks or Bad Breaks ideas. They remind me of WFRP 3rd edition's comets and chaos star rolls.

    Anybody have any modern thoughts on this game?



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    Any house rules would be welcome too. I'm planning on running it for my kids.


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    I haven't played or even read the game myself, but I found this very interesting:

    I Waste The Buddha With My Crossbow: TSR's Indiana Jones Game Does Not Deserve Your Smack-Talk
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    I think Adventure d6 works as a good clean up for the system. The Indiana Jones book Artifacts though is a great resource for any 20th century treasure hunting type game.

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    See, that review is exactly what I'm talking about. This game looks downright fun..plus you can still find it in various places. I've looked for the west end games..and it's somewhere on Amazon.

    There's something about a game system that doesn't have to be 784 pages and get's to the point that appeals to me here. Also, the GM doesn't have to cross reference 74 charts.

    There's somethign like the feel of the game FIASCO here, where the players create the story and the game system isn't so hung up on itself. The irony is that the Temple of Doom scenario does force players through it's mould..but that's kinda the point..kinda like those Dragonlance scenarios.

    I like it already and can't wait to run it for the kids 7-11.

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    This was unfortunately a game I owned waaaaay back when we couldn't play role playing games cause all of the mothers of my circle of friends had been convinced that role playing games were devil worship.

    But man I read the HELL out of that rulebook.
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