[Taocow PBEM] OOC: Holy $#!%

Troy Imlach troy_a_i at yahoo.ca
Thu Apr 27 16:39:30 PDT 2006

--- April Mead <kathayindreams at msn.com> wrote:

> >From: "Aaron Clausen" <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
> >Reply-To: The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM
> <taocowpbem at zork.net>
> >To: "The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM"
> <taocowpbem at zork.net>
> >Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] OOC: Holy $#!%
> >Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 10:51:55 -0700
> >
> >On 4/27/06, April Mead <kathayindreams at msn.com>
> wrote:
> > > Yeah, an't it great?! They did catch the guy and
> went to court. Jackass
> > > basically got a slap on the wrist for it.
> > > There is a thread in the forum about it. I
> thinks it's under the 'Save
> > > Palladium Books thread.
> >
> >I don't have all the background.  Do we know who it
> was that ripped
> >the company off?  It also sounds like some of Kevin
> Simbieda's
> >personal belongings were stolen as well.
> >
> >You know, I fully expected that eventually
> Palladium would either just
> >sort of fade away or be bought out, I didn't expect
> them to collapse
> >due to something like this.  Bloody pity too.  I
> haven't been a big
> >fan of a lot of the later stuff, but I can tell you
> that the first
> >time I rolled up a character for TMNT, I thought
> this was the kewlest
> >roleplaying game in the world.  I remember my
> brother telling me about
> >Rifts after he read about it in Dragon magazine,
> and we both went down
> >to the local hobby store to grab our copies.  It
> was like a sacred
> >tome, and even though I've played other games over
> the years, Rifts
> >just keeps dragging me back.
> >
> >If the company does fold, I hope whoever buys up
> the product doesn't
> >just butcher it into yet another D20 beast.
> >
> I don't remember the guys name, but he did work for
> Palladium Books. If I 
> understand corectly, he was one of the original
> people that help get 
> Palladium off the ground and one of Keven's best
> buddies. I hope they pull 
> through, cause I don't want to see it truned into a
> D20 beast or see the 
> prices get real unreasonable, like WW did.
> >--
> >Aaron Clausen   mightymartianca at gmail.com
> >
> >Palladium Rifts PBEM:
> >http://test.alberni.net/taocow/rifts_pbem/
> >
What the H#@*!
Um for thoughs of us who don't realy have the time to
hunt the web for news. Can some one tell me whats
going on? Who got slaped on the wrist for what? what

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