#RPGaDay2015: Favourite Media I Wish Was An RPG

 Posted by on August 9, 2015  Filed as: Editorial  Add comments  Topic(s):
Aug 092015

For day 9 of RPGaDay, I am asked what media I wish was an RPG.


This is tough, since most everything has been made into an RPG, but I really like the Night Angel trilogy by Brent Weeks and as far as I can tell (or Google can), it’s not been done yet. The series is well written and plays strongly to my favoured thieves’ world type setting.


The novels focus on the life of a gutter kid who becomes the ultimate assassin/ninja and then  atones for his sins by becoming the Night Angel, essentially Batman, helping people and righting wrongs. It sounds hokey, but is a lot of fun and could make a very cool setting.

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Justin Schmid

Justin started tabletop gaming in 1983 with Basic D&D (red box) and never looked back. He runs and plays in a wide variety of games, including Savage Worlds, Dungeon World, Trail of Cthulhu and many, many more. He also writes professionally for role-playing games, including writing and creating Night's Edge an Alternate Reality Universe for Cyberpunk 2020. He went on to write eight more adventures and sourcebooks in the Night's Edge line, adding vampires and other supernatural perils to the already dangerous world of Cyberpunk. As a freelance writer, he wrote The Bermuda Triangle for Call of Cthulhu, Shadows of the Mind, and Psi Wars for Conspiracy X and contributed to Last Unicorn's Star Trek RPG, as well as to Cybergeneration sourcebooks, and many other games. When he's not creating imaginary worlds for his daughter, he's running games for his friends and writing new adventures or designing new game systems. He currently lives in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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