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What Licensed RPG Do You Wish Existed But Doesn't?

Another vote for the Malazan books. Plus, Adrian Tchaikovsky's Shadows of the Apt is absolutely crying out to be a D&D-like RPG setting. Kim Newman's Anno Dracula and/or Diogenes Club and/or Drearcliff Grange. Neal Asher's Prador books (the author is, sadly, a bit of a jerk, but the books are wonderfully gonzo). Django Wexler's Shadow Campaigns. SA Chakraborty's City of Brass. China Mieville's Bas-Lag.
 

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Faolyn

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Neverwhere and Stardust both cry out to be RPG settings.
Neverwhere definitely. It's "dark fairy tale," but completely unlike any other dark fairy tale setting, even those that are urban in nature. I would love to see a setting based on that. Especially since it's so big, as the book states that basically every old city has a mirror version.

Actually, it might even be worth it to have a generic "Gaiman Faerie Tale" system, since so much of what he writes could be part of the same setting. If it weren't for the time spans involved, even Good Omens would fit in well.
 

overgeeked

B/X Known World
The thread is about settings, not authors. I could say more, but that's also not relevant to the thread. If you wouldn't enjoy the setting, fine.
Mostly because licensing the setting would give money to a racist.

For people who don’t know, ol’ Larry is about a half-step shy of being the sci-fi fandom’s equivalent to the Pundit. Only beaten out by Vox Day.
 





Yeah, lots of licenced games from book series etc seem to use GURPS regardless of system appropriateness, it's a bit frustrating. Girl Genius is another one I'd love to see use a narrative system, and Vorkosigan.
Quoted for truth! GURPS is way too heavy-handed for my taste.

SJ Games is a unique combination of a system I don't much care for and supplements I love to pieces! You can nearly always mine great ideas out of a GURPS supplement, regardless of the system you plan to use it with.
 

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