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Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"
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Author:  DMMike [ Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:11 am ]
Post subject:  Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"

Excelsior, True-Believers! We're putting on the spandex this episode for superheroic adventures; notably Superbabes: The Femforce RPG published by Selex Inc. and Tri-City Games. Published in 1993, it reflects many of the comic book paradigms of the era as well as a couple of interesting innovations. Take a listen and we'll bring you 4-color adventure as only audio can!

No jugglers were harmed in the making of this episode, not even Kid Jugular.

It's all here at: http://saveforhalf.com/

Links mentioned in this show:

AC Comics site
http://www.accomics.com/

Public Domain Superheroes
http://pdsh.wikia.com/wiki/Public_Domain_Super_Heroes

SuperBabes Supplements Noble Knight Games
https://www.nobleknight.com/Product/214 ... AC-Unbound

Wargames: Supers of the Cold War
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/690 ... e-Cold-War


Don't forget to drop us an email at saveforhalfpodcast(at)gmail.com to give your opinions of the show!

Be sure to check out our forums at:

Save for Half at Original D&D Forums
http://odd74.proboards.com/board/77/save-half-podcast

Save for Half at OSRGaming
http://www.osrgaming.org/forums/index.php?board=37.0

Author:  Gringnr [ Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:41 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"

Looking forward to hearing this. Never played Superbabes, but it gets a lot of flak for being sexist. Which is not entirely without justification. The comic books that the game is based on are very, shall we say, focused on female anatomy. Those comics have also been around since the 80s, so SOMEBODY must be reading them, even though Femforce isn't very well known even among comic book readers. That having been said, I have also read that the Superbabes system is actually solid. Can't wait to get the SFH crew's analysis. There were actually quite a few supplements and adventures for the game, most of which are extremely rare.

In a similar vein, the Champions roleplaying game had a comic miniseries published in the 80s which has since blossomed into an equally long running (as in, still published today) line of comics that has a similar sexual focus. Though the comic long ago split from the gaming company, Heroic Publishing still publishes comics based on the original Champions universe characters that feature lots of T&A and, for lack of a more polite term, "crotch shots". Weird, right?

Author:  DMMike [ Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:06 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"

Not to give spoilers, but we cover both the good and bad. We were all surprised at how rare and expensive it is. Since its going for high prices, SOMEBODY must be wanting the games pretty bad.

...and its still all Liz's fault. ;)

Mike

Author:  T1Hound [ Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:11 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"

Mike - very much appreciated for all the work on the Save for Half Podcast. I've been enjoying it as I had the other podcast.

Author:  DMMike [ Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:52 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Save For Half Podcast #8: ÒSuperbabes: The FemForce RPG"

T1Hound wrote:
Mike - very much appreciated for all the work on the Save for Half Podcast. I've been enjoying it as I had the other podcast.

Thanks for the kind words T1hound, its posts like yours that keep us going with this wild project of podcasting!

Mike

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