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Who wants an MHI Employee Handbook? (feedback for book/RPG)

I’m pleased to annouce that there is going to be a new, special, very different MHI book. I’ve made a deal with a role playing game company (can’t announce who yet) and we’re going to release an MHI RPG.

However, this isn’t going to just be a book for gamers. It is going to be a big, heavy duty, book filled with all sorts of MHI related goodness. Like bits of original fiction, character bios, history, PUFF tables, and a ton of original artwork.

I need to get an approximate headcount of who is interested. There will be more details to come later, but please post in the comments here if this is something that you would like to buy.

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583 Comments on "Who wants an MHI Employee Handbook? (feedback for book/RPG)"


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John Barlow
3 years 19 days ago

I would love one!

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Dan
2 years 11 months ago

I’d pre-order it. Twice.

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George Fischer
3 years 19 days ago

Count me in!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’d be interested, as an avid RPG player I’d find it to be if nothing else a novel idea for an RPG.

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Jay
3 years 19 days ago

Yes I would definitely by and MHI Employee handbook and the RPG (even though I’ve never played an rpg before)

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Dillis
3 years 19 days ago

The issue isn’t whether I want one but how many. I need one and will get at least one for my MHI addict my brother-in-law.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would definitely be interested.

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Joseph Capdepon II
3 years 19 days ago

Oh hell yeah.

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draven
3 years 19 days ago

Sure, an RPG would be neat :D

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Dillis
3 years 19 days ago

Too bad you can’t edit typos as the above should read “my brother-in-law and fellow MHI addict.” Ah, well.

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Iron Spartan
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

Can we get an autographed copy if we pre order?

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s2la
3 years 19 days ago

Yes, definitely

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Gama
3 years 19 days ago

I would absolutely buy something like this. It certainly beats my previous plan of reworking the Hero system so that I can run an MHI campaign

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michael evans
3 years 19 days ago

I would

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Vidav
3 years 19 days ago

I would absolutely buy it.

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3 years 19 days ago

I’d buy it. Then again, if you were writing part of it, I’d buy damp newspaper wrapped around used coffee grounds (grin)

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twistcut
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

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Ryan
3 years 19 days ago

I would

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John from MI
3 years 19 days ago

I would be in for one, so long as it’s not gold plated and astronomically priced. I know you think this writing thing is a license to print money.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would be on this like white on white things.

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3 years 19 days ago

uhhh…hell to the yeah…count me in

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NKR
3 years 19 days ago

Yes, please!

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RetroGrouch
3 years 19 days ago

Yes, and I’m pretty sure my son will get one as well.

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Jason Parr
3 years 19 days ago

I would be all over that!

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3 years 19 days ago

I would without a doubt be interested in this. Sounds awesome.

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Gary Holloman
3 years 19 days ago

Oh yeah!!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m in for two.

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Karl Sandwell-Weiss
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

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Thomas Roberts
3 years 19 days ago

I would be in for 2. (Double in for autographed) How/when/where do I give you money?

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3 years 19 days ago

C’mon Larry! Do you even need to ask? :P Sign me up for 2.

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3 years 19 days ago

Hell YES, want multiple copies, would give them out for gifts, to friends who share the mindset.

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3 years 19 days ago

Count me in

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Jacob
3 years 19 days ago

I would

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Huey148
3 years 19 days ago

Very interested….

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Pitt rolls for SAN — Ah, F*** it…

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When I used to GM/DM I’d take all the player’s manuals away from them. With some of them it was like taping Helen Keller’s hands together…

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Oh, okay… *g*

Just stay as far away from the D&D rules system as possible. Look at GURPS, or the old The Fantasy Trip or Mercenaries, Spies & Private Eyes, which were way more playable…

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Brandi
3 years 19 days ago

I think if he went with the older D&D rules system (not 4.0) it would be fine. I’m hoping for something more like Pathfinder RPG. I would buy at least 1 just for the extra content and if the system was awesome, I’d make my gaming group convert and try it.

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DMRGrimes
3 years 19 days ago

Given the background setting in the novels, I’d recommend one of the Call of Cthulthu variant game systems. And, oh yeah I’d buy it.

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh heck yeah!!!
Then again, I’ve been working on one for HERO 5e/6e as of late…

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Brooks
3 years 19 days ago

I’ll take at least one.

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Peter Williams
3 years 19 days ago

I would certainly love some of that action. I’ve been trying to get into a good RPG but my wife refuses to touch D&D. She actually seemed interested in an MHI RPG. Count me in!

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Peter Williams
3 years 19 days ago

Also just realized the RPG and Handbook might be different things, either way I’m game for both

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Pete
3 years 19 days ago

Sign me up!

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3 years 19 days ago

That is complete awesomeness. I would be completely interested in this.

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3 years 19 days ago

Ooo! Oooo! Me!

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3 years 19 days ago

I am interested; I’ve played a variety of RPGs under various rule sets; I’ve also had to construct employee policies concerning HIPAA and computer security. I’d love to help you however I can.

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m interested. I can think of 2 or 3 others that would be interested too.

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Sebastian
3 years 19 days ago

Not a gamer, but I’d absolutely buy it anyway :)

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steve
3 years 19 days ago

The above makes 50 by my count

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Chris
3 years 19 days ago

I’ll take one. Will there be minis?

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3 years 19 days ago

OOOOO, I’m in.

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3 years 19 days ago

Absolutely!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m there

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Steve
3 years 19 days ago

Please use the D20 system and not the D6 or D8. It’s easier to teach to my 9 and 6 yr.olds.

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3 years 19 days ago

I’d definitely be interested in this, too, and more for reading than playing (though you’ve got me wondering what system the book would be using . . . ).

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DanH
3 years 19 days ago

Interested? You betcha!!

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Greg White
3 years 19 days ago

As a gamer, shooter and fan, I would totally buy one. Possibly 2.

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3 years 19 days ago

I say we book bomb Larry when it is released!

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AZMARK
3 years 19 days ago

YES!!!!!
I’d be interested.

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3 years 19 days ago

Mark me down for one.

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PapaSpanky
3 years 19 days ago

Id rather have MHI rules for a tabletop minis game, but this still sounds cool as hell!

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Brer Tiger
3 years 19 days ago

I have not counted my heads recently, but we are all interested,

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breadmaNxVI
3 years 19 days ago

holy shit yes!!!!
deffo interested!
after all ive got an MHI tattoo!!

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh hells yes.

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3 years 19 days ago

You going to Kickstart it, like Howard Tayler’s game? Gauge interest, and offer perks like more art, color art, new stories, journals of past hunters, etc? You would get funding up front for your new “art department”. MHI miniatures. MHI dice. Work it.

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Cameron
3 years 19 days ago

ditto’d below
I’m not sure how much time it’d take to create though, I bet Mr. Correia has plenty of obligations with his book contracts.

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh HELL YES! I want one! Or two!

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Brian Gnad
3 years 19 days ago

Put me down for 1

-Brian Gnad

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Jonathan
3 years 19 days ago

Man I’d love to own one of these babies!

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Dave Glassman
3 years 19 days ago

Please!

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Pyrat
3 years 19 days ago

I would be very interested. Especially if you include bios on monsters and more history about the company.

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3 years 19 days ago

Yeah, that could be an entertaining read. I can see quotes in the handbook from past hunters about “If you see the EOD tech running, try to keep up”…

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Nick
3 years 19 days ago

Just tell me where to send the money.

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kirk
3 years 19 days ago

count me in

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3 years 19 days ago

Me. mememememememe. Me.And this is just me the person, not me-the-editor. :)

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m interested. Really depends on how much $ it will cost though.

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BrokenFang
3 years 19 days ago

As long as there is a PUFF entry for Gnolls. Plus recipes for stewed chupacabra.

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Kody
3 years 19 days ago

I would like one! I really want Grimnoir to be a RPG! Maybe I can adapt GURPS

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Julaire
3 years 19 days ago

M&M (Mutants & Masterminds) 2nd or 3rd editions work well for making Grimnoir-themed characters. At least until Larry gets a Grimnoir RPG book released. =)

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3 years 19 days ago

Count me in Larry!

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Michael Davis
3 years 19 days ago

Requests for a bulletproof, fireproof, and floating version!!

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Marty Goodman
3 years 19 days ago

MHI + RPG = HELL YES!!!!!!! Just say when and where to send the cash.

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

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Jaime Marlow
3 years 19 days ago

fine fine. I’m still interested.

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Martini
3 years 19 days ago

I’d pick one up.

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Daniel Lukas
3 years 19 days ago

Are you kidding me, hell yes I’m interested. As for the RPG part are you guys looking at a D20 system or maybe something like abberant?

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3 years 19 days ago

I would love one. Any chance they could be ready to play at GENCON?

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Paul Morell
3 years 19 days ago

I know for sure I would get it, plus at least one more copy for the group I play with. Wish I knew what system though ;)

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Charles
3 years 19 days ago

Dear Larry: Yes.

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Bob Everson
3 years 19 days ago

Are you kidding?? Hell yeah I want in!!!

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3 years 19 days ago

HELL YEAH I WANTS ME A HANDBOOK.! ! ! ! Seriously, That would be awesome. Also, try to come up with some realistic damage tables for fire arms. just saying.

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Peter Williams
3 years 19 days ago

Someone posted about a figures game. I used to play one named MageKnight, with a turnable base. I haven’t played any without the extra base but I’d be game for both!

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Jake H.
3 years 19 days ago

I’d be interested.

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Dave O
3 years 19 days ago

Definitely would love a MHI RPG! Especially one modeled of Pathfinder rules….

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James C
3 years 19 days ago

Would love to get my hands on the Handbook / RPG.

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Wesley
3 years 19 days ago

Heck yeah! I’m not an RPGer, but an MHI Handbook would be a fun read.

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CJW
3 years 19 days ago

Oh, heck yeah, and I know a couple of other people who would almost certainly get one.

(When do the LARP rules come out? :-)

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3 years 19 days ago

I would love to contribute and assist in any way, Larry. Thank you.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would like one please, sir.

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Jeff Brown
3 years 19 days ago

I want it now! Today! But yesterday would be better.

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Woodman
3 years 19 days ago

RPG yes. Tactical squad level combat simulator, also yes.

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steve
3 years 19 days ago

I count the above hitting 100

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3 years 19 days ago

This would be awesome. Make it. Make it now!

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Scott Deering
3 years 19 days ago

I’d buy one. Be nice if if came in an electronic format though (e.g. Kindle).

-Scott

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Bethany
3 years 19 days ago

My head just exploded with joy, and I’m not even a gamer. : ) Count me in!

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Jack
3 years 19 days ago

I’m interested

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Jen
3 years 19 days ago

I can speak a solid “HELL YES!!” for three of us.

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Rob
3 years 19 days ago

Count me in

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh yeah! I’m in!

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh, this should be good! Count me for at least one (possibly another 2 or 3 if I can get my brothers interested. :)

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Roger Taylor
3 years 19 days ago

I would absolutely be interested in 3 of these books one for myself and for two friends that also love your writings.

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[email protected]
3 years 19 days ago

Definitely!

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3 years 19 days ago

Yes. All the yes.

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Chris Upchurch
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

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pyrojinx6644
3 years 19 days ago

I would love to buy one or maybe two!

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3 years 19 days ago

Yeah, this could be a lot of fun.

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Josh
3 years 19 days ago

YES!!! And there was a standing ovation

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Gerry
3 years 19 days ago

Hell Yea!

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pyrojinx6644
3 years 19 days ago

Oh you had better count me in

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Cameron
3 years 19 days ago

Do I smell a kickstarter project? :D
Why go only halfway with a book- why not try for a full game set with figs n stuff?
It would certainly take a lot of effort though- and you may wish to keep it more open, for people to set up their own scenarios and such.
I’d probably be in, based on price.
Certainly for the book at a minimum

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I’ve got my D20’s locked and loaded. Hell yeah!

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Michael Richardson
3 years 19 days ago

Add me to the List.

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3 years 19 days ago

If it’s not incredibly expensive, comes with MHI die and ships internationally, I’m so fucking in!

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3 years 19 days ago

If it has your name on it ill buy it…..

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Steve
3 years 19 days ago

Count me in.

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peavybob
3 years 19 days ago

Yes.

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3 years 19 days ago

You know I want one.

Regarding an MHI RPG, I hope it’s a skill-driven game, not a class and level-driven game (think GURPS, not D&D). I mean, a good GM can make almost any system playable; but that doesn’t mean a lot of them don’t suck Schweddy Balls…

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Eric Wayte
3 years 19 days ago

Absolutely!

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B. Lahey
3 years 19 days ago

I would take an employee handbook, couldn’t care less about the RPG part, though.

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Simon Strauss
3 years 19 days ago

Hell yeah, I’m sure I can get my group of gaming friends to playtest this as well so count me in for at least one, possibly as many as 7 or more.

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Daniel Reimers
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in.

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3 years 19 days ago

As an avid RPGer, gun nut, award-winning RPG blogger, and GM who’s been running a monster hunter game for over a year, I’d absolutely love this.

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3 years 19 days ago

Yes please Larry, I’d like to read and comment if I see anything amiss, which is probably unlikely.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would.

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Geoffrey Kidd
3 years 19 days ago

I want two, please. One in paper, one eBook!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m down!

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Thomas
3 years 19 days ago

I want one too!

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Ken
3 years 19 days ago

Heck yes, the bigger the better. The wife paid the $95 for the dictionary sized Warhammer codex, and she likes MHI way more than that.

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james
3 years 19 days ago

I would be all over this. I’ve actually been running a RPG for that several months using the world of darkness system. You met my wife at BEA. Thank you for all the books and the poster. The guys were all really excited.

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Julaire
3 years 19 days ago

*waves arms wildly in Kermit the frog style* YAAAAAAAYY!!!

(That means, yes, I’d buy one or more copies)

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3 years 19 days ago

If you had a preorder up, I’d buy today.

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David
3 years 19 days ago

I’ll take one !!

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh hell yes!

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laclongquan
3 years 19 days ago

Are You talking about a pen and paper game or a computer game? Cause a PC game would be awesome. Imma itching to command a force of mercenaries since the days of Jagged Alliance 2. Silent Storms series is more about troops than mercenaries so it’s not the same.

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sigboy40
3 years 19 days ago

What they said.

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tuco
3 years 19 days ago

My group and I ran an MHI-style campaign a while back using the D20 Modern rules. One of the things I wished I had available was a PUFF chart since there’s not a whole lot of specifics in the books.

I’d love to see a ruleset that can be easily adapted back and forth between RPG and tabletop miniatures game. Similar to what Privateer is doing with their upcoming Iron Kingdoms RPG rules, where they’re two different games, but if you learn one, then moving to the other is easy as a lot of the terminology is the same. I really dig squad- or skirmish-sized minis games and I think the MHI canon would adapt well to that game size. I still await some company somewhere to take the concept behind Mordheim/Necromunda, where you have a squad of miniatures who progress in experience, power, and equipment from game to game, and really run with it. I’d love to see that here.

Also, the hope for an RPG with even vaguely realistic firearms rules has been a fleeting hope of mine for the better part of two decades for me. Don’t let them fuck up the guns, Larry.

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tuco
3 years 19 days ago

Almost forgot: shit yest I’m in for one at least.

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jetaz
3 years 19 days ago

Yes! Oh so much yes.

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Anthony Sadowski
3 years 19 days ago

I would take 2 1for the house and 1 for deployments when i go overseas

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steve
3 years 19 days ago

I count the above at 51

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steve
3 years 19 days ago

That’s 151

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dustin
3 years 19 days ago

Yes. Yes, Yes. Might even be enough to get me playing an RPG instead of just reading the source books…

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Logan
3 years 19 days ago

I would definitely buy it!

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SCI-FI
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in for a copy.

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Ross
3 years 19 days ago

Hell, yes!

Not only do I want the employee handbook I want an employment application.

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Rob Fabian
3 years 19 days ago

I’d be interested.

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Brandt Beach
3 years 19 days ago

I would so dearly love to have this!!! I have the patch tattooed on my arm!!!

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Bobby Leist
3 years 19 days ago

Totally want one Big Guy!

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John
3 years 19 days ago

Oh hell yes

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thomas monaghan
3 years 19 days ago

I’d be interested!!

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Majnun
3 years 19 days ago

Yep!

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3 years 19 days ago

I would definitely buy one! An electronic version would be cool too. :-)

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NTNR
3 years 19 days ago

Interested!

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3 years 19 days ago

I want one for myself and another two to give away for the two other MHI readers in my P&P RPG group.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would buy the crap outta that.

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3 years 19 days ago

I would certainly be interested! Love RPG’s and of course love MHI! This is finals week for me and then its time to read Spellbound 2!

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Chris Phillips
3 years 19 days ago

Yes!

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3 years 19 days ago

Oh yeah, count me in. I hope the cover art raises eyebrows the way my old AD&D Player’s Handbook did.

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3 years 19 days ago

I’m all in.

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eugene wilkerson
3 years 19 days ago

You can put me down for a autographed copy and everyone in my gming group will want on to so thats 7 more. Also this is now my number 1 Christmas present.

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3 years 19 days ago

This project is relevant to my interests. Count me in.

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Celia
3 years 19 days ago

Oh, absolutely!

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Joe in PNG
3 years 19 days ago

Me! Me! Me!

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3 years 19 days ago

I would absolutely love this, I would buy it as soon as I could.

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Tannim111
3 years 19 days ago

Can I give you money for it now?

How about now?

Now, maybe?

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3 years 19 days ago

Count me in!

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3 years 19 days ago

Yes, if I’m not to late to the party that is.

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Debbie
3 years 19 days ago

I’m in :)

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Nate
3 years 19 days ago

I’ll buy 2 if you autograph them!!!!

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JP
3 years 19 days ago

JUST take my money!!

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Spencer
3 years 19 days ago

Ummm….. Yeah!

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Sammy Z
3 years 19 days ago

I want 1! Shut up and take my money!!!

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PG
3 years 19 days ago

Count me in… MHI handbook would look great on the office bookcase (next to the HR policy manual). I know which one I’d reach first for :)

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Keith Townsend
3 years 19 days ago

You had me at MHI RPG. That means count me in. This is something I’d love to buy and create a gamers night with my friends. ^_^

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EinerjarH
3 years 19 days ago

I am DOUBLE interested. I’m crossing my fingers that this is going to be Savage Worlds!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’ll buy one it it gets that PUFF bounty off my head..
I mean, yeah count me in!

Guest
3 years 19 days ago

I want one!

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grant
3 years 19 days ago

Hell yes! I’d buy one…maybe two….or three….plus any add-on packs :D

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JasonL
3 years 19 days ago

Im in I want one!

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3 years 19 days ago

Count me in. I’d love to read it and love to help.

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Nathan
3 years 19 days ago

I AM SOOOOO IN.

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Doug Northcote
3 years 19 days ago

Fanatic gamer gleeful yes!! Looking forward to that one!

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3 years 19 days ago

I’ll take one

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Peter O
3 years 19 days ago

Count me and my group in for at least 2.

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Witt Sullivan
3 years 19 days ago

Heck, yeah. I would suggest making it compatible with multiple systems, like D&D 3.5, D&D 4.0, GURPS, and Savage Worlds, though it shouldn’t be too hard to plug in the monsters and equipment based on the source material that’s out there already.

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James Conason
3 years 19 days ago

This would be an awesome thing to have. I would definately get it as fast as possible.

Guest
3 years 19 days ago

YES! I will take a hard copy and a PDF too.

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Ken
3 years 19 days ago

I’d absolutely buy one.

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ron
3 years 19 days ago

yes Iwould LOVE IT

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Katrina W
3 years 19 days ago

Definitely count me in. Whether or not I ever get back into RPing is irrelevant; getting a more in depth view of the world will be excellent.

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Jeremy
3 years 19 days ago

Heck yes, I’ll take one.

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3 years 19 days ago

Heeeey-oh!

And I’m off to get someone else to speak up too. Back in a jiff.

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peavybob
3 years 19 days ago

Wow, Larry. Almost as many posts in 3 hours as your ‘HK suck and hate’ got in as many years

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Kent
3 years 19 days ago

My son and I are big fans. It is something the two of us would enjoy!

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bulletdan
3 years 19 days ago

absolutely, i’ll probably want 3 or 4, gotta supply my whole family!

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Franz
3 years 19 days ago

Yes please…come on savage worlds/pinnacle…….would be a great read if nothing else

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evilness
3 years 19 days ago

I am in!

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Thomas Noblet
3 years 19 days ago

I want one!

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Aaron
3 years 19 days ago

my friends have been using a modified World of Darkness setting, so this would be most welcome. so at least three sold here.

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Annie
3 years 19 days ago