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Third Expeditions game confirmed

Discussion in 'Expeditions' started by DarkUnderlord, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. Mark Richard Prophet

    Mark Richard
    Mar 14, 2016
    Technically Conquistador and Viking has curses, magic, and mythological beasts - all psychological manifestations. Beliefs and superstitions of that era have a tangible effect on the men. If someone believes they're cursed, that belief gives the curse power over them. Throwing restraint aside by making these facets unquestionably real would take Expeditions out of a genre it practically owns (historical fiction RPGs), and drop the series into a very large pond of fantasy RPGs. Don't you already have enough of those? Even on Kingdom Come threads some folk were clamouring for this perversive genre switch, as if they can't get it up unless they're choking an elf.
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  2. Barbarian Arcane

    Jun 7, 2015
    I would love to finally see something related to the first crusade, but the best suited option to an expeditions game(assuming they go for a crusade setting) is certainly the 1101 Crusade(also called "Crusade of the faint-hearted" or "Oathbreakers Crusade"):

    Several separate and unorganized small armies(many lead by people who didn't follow up on their vows to reach Jerusalem in the 1st Crusade) try to cross Anatolia as the first Crusaders did, most being slaughtered or turning back on the way. The small groups of succesfull crusaders ending up on something more akin to a pilgrimage but still helping the fledlging and unstable Kingdom formed in the aftermath of the first crusade.

    Cavalry turn-based combat might be something hard to develop I guess. Other than that the whole setting is perfect for the "small group of adventurers dropped into hostile and unconquered territory" premise.
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