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#43912 - 07/15/05 11:52 PM Re: You can only have one. Knife or Fire?
Anonymous
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Thanks goat' , I needed a good laugh.

Troy

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#43913 - 07/16/05 01:19 AM Re: You can only have one. Knife or Fire?
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IronRaven, you hang out on the SJGames forum ever? I'm GoatRider there too.

I don't play any paper & dice RPG's anymore, but if I were to start again it would be GURPS. I even have the 4th edtion books. I used to play D&D, long long ago.
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#43914 - 07/16/05 01:48 AM Re: You can only have one. Knife or Fire?
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Chris, back when I was cowboy'n ever day, and there was a bunch of us and something would go wrong, we would pick the guy that wasn't there to blame it on for the rest of the day. ( I later learned this was a wonderful psychological tactic, but what did we know?)


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#43915 - 07/16/05 09:37 AM Re: You can only have one. Knife or Fire?
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Gaming, now that brings back memories. Used to do the D&D thing back in the late 70s/early 80s. Became a most sought after DM, I incorporated the first Arduin release into Gygax' stuff and used my old Sinclair ZX-81 to keep track of stats and such. Got to where weekends at my place were like a mini-convention. Eventually RPG gaming got better and better on the PC, and so the labors of setting up the games and arguing about how many d6 damage each player took kinda lost their appeal.
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#43916 - 07/17/05 03:01 PM Re: You can only have one. Knife or Fire?
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Not really, I just don't have time. Two forums are my limit, and I like this better than any of the gaming forums and mailing lists I've been a part of. :P

Actually, to me, gaming and survival prep are kind of the same. "What do I do if...." I GM fairly realistically, and every group has spent at least one night in the woods. As a result, a lot of my players now have BOBs and a decent EDC.

I consider a missionary of the survial mindset. <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

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#43917 - 07/18/05 05:48 PM A better question?
Craig_phx Offline
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Registered: 04/05/05
Posts: 715
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
A better question might be: If you have an hour of light left would you rather build a shelter or collect wood and build a fire?
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#43918 - 07/18/05 06:47 PM Re: A better question?
brian Offline
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Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 1468
Loc: Texas
Fire to illuminate the immediat area for shelter building (as well as warmth... unless its warm and theres a full moon. Ofcourse where I hike at this time of year its in the 80s at night and rarely rains so I really wouldn't need shelter or fire other than fire for the purposes of signalling.
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