Hark, Fortified Niche BBS user! How is 1987 treating you thus far? Probably better than the Brits, I’d say. However, Albion does have something cool to look forward to as their own fantasy miniature marvel Games Workshop dips toes in sci-fi with Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader!
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Fantasy Flight Games’ Rogue Trader TTRPG looked beautiful but was mechanically terrible. And that was only partially due to the Warhammer Fantasy RPG engine not being able to handle automatic firearms. However, with the license now in the claws of Owlcat Games, Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader the CRPG seems like it’s going to both look cool and play well.
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Rogue Trader, when it came out in the twilight days of the ’80s, was a very different beast than Warhammer 40,000 of this day. 8 editions later, the biggest miniature game in the world struggles to actually be a good game. That’s why some grognardy veterans play ‘Oldhammer’ – editions that are no longer supported. And maybe that’s the reason why there is a place for Renegade Scout in our hearts.
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