A little over a year ago I found myself, alongside many of America's fine young men and women, trying to desperately to fill the days of a FOB-bound deployment in Afghanistan. Deployments, regardless of job leave a lot of time to reminisce. A weaver of fine tales is an invaluable commodity, and a consistent source of yarns tend to be pulled from the basket of a fellows yesteryear.
I had found a group of like-minded basement cases and we began to wax nostalgic about the comic shops and gaming stores that seemed to spring up in every strip mall back in the late eighties and nineties (not so young I guess but not so old either). One place in particular was sacred to me. It was an understated gaming store, dimly lit and packed front to back with comics, dice, figurines » Read the full story...
"Funhouse's Rudy was initially designed to give speech calls to individual players in an order. Player #1 would be called a specific name, while Player #2 would be something else entirely, and so on. The idea was scrapped, but speech calls including lines for Chucky, Spunky, Bucko, and Slick remain in the game."