Deryni Adventure Game

@BigJackBrass brings us the Deryni Adventure Game, the first published game to be based on FUDGE. No evil bishops this time, though…

Session 1: I Know How To Touch A Goat: A valuable ring to find. A few hours to do it. Content warning for capricide.

Session 2: Drive-By Stabbing With a Hatpin: Well, that didn’t work. Now we’ll have to think.

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I’d almost forgotten about this game! Might get back to reading the rest of the novels.

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This brings me memories from Uni. Anatomy, specially differential anatomy of small ruminants. Oh, how the time has passed…

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We specialise in niche audience experiences.

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We did get into a somewhat veterinary discussion although my own small ruminant anatomy was sadly very rusty.

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Your peculiar anatomy is thankfully not visible on the video calls.

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Well, apart from the biochemistry.

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Ahhh the green beer. I haven’t been quite normal since.

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Fell into a cauldron of it at birth, did you?
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I have friends that still have nightmares with Biochemistry exams that they are late to, or that they fail for misplacing an ATP on the Krebs Cycle…

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Embryology for me, God knows why we started anatomy with that!

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Well, technically, that’s where every anatomical being starts… :thinking:

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Because it tells you which creatures can be house-trained (because the sphincter is formed from the cell sheet that will develop voluntary-muscle innervation) and which ones can’t?

Failing anatomy got me thrown out of medical school. It wasn’t the actual anatomy that got me, it was the rote memorisation of names that made no systematic sense.

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Absolutely agreed, Roger. Rote learning of non-sensical names, almost all of which are of academic importance only even to specialist surgeons. Yes you’d rather your orthopod didn’t sever your sciatic nerve during hip surgery, but it’s pretty easy to spot, and for a general practitioner these things are of extremely limited use. It’s learning for the sake of learning.

And yet here we all are with heads full of every minor character in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Game of Thrones.

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Ah, but that is enjoyable learning. That’s what makes it easy.

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Session 2: Drive-By Stabbing With a Hatpin: Well, that didn’t work. Now we’ll have to think.

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