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Old 06-07-2009, 12:40 AM   #66
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Default Re: Fantasy Setting for GURPS

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Originally Posted by Stormcrow View Post
I for one appreciate not getting thick books for settings all the time.
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WotC's greatest marketing coup was convincing the game-buying public that you needed a setting in a thick hardback book (or better yet, many books) to have a good game -- that only a professionally-designed setting was good enough -- that you weren't really playing D&D unless you'd laid out twenty or fifty bucks for Forgotten Realms or Eberron or Ptolus or whatever.
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