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« on: (14:14:58/08-07-11) »
I have only had about an hour to sift through the book so this review is hardly thorough. I am quite pleased with the purchase and this is one of the more interesting books I have now because it is very cool to be able to compare my characters to the legends in the book and see how they stack up. Some of the characters are insanely powerful and there is lots of great artwork and detailed information on the characters within. The book is a bit pricy but it is well worth it imo and I definitely recommend this product. My only real complaint is the overwhelming majority of the legends are Human and I don't recall seeing any Trolls or Dwarves. It would be really cool to see a Street Legends Volume 2 in the future which covers more non-humans.
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« Reply #1 on: (14:29:32/08-07-11) »
But it's so easy to overlook dwarves.  Or to mistake trolls for a crumbling leather-covered wall.  That's why they weren't included.  :P

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« Reply #2 on: (18:01:55/08-07-11) »
The Daviar chapter is basically set in the future.

The three-part story Rusty and I wrote is not, and is something you should pay attention to because I suspect some people don't put as much importance into the fiction pieces of the books. If it's in the book it's there for a reason.

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« Reply #3 on: (20:10:53/08-07-11) »
Very cool... :) ...thanks for that.

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« Reply #4 on: (21:45:48/08-07-11) »
My only real complaint is the overwhelming majority of the legends are Human and I don't recall seeing any Trolls or Dwarves. It would be really cool to see a Street Legends Volume 2 in the future which covers more non-humans.

I feel you on this, although I'd say if anything Elves were severely overloaded and Dwarves were severely underrepresented.

Might be we can do something to correct this in the future, although my dream supplement 7 Dwarves is probably never going to be a reality.  : (

I also played Shadowrun with easily 40 people at Gencon not one of whom was playing a dwarf. Not one! It makes me sad. Dwarves, like Rodney Dangerfield, don't get any respect.
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« Reply #5 on: (21:50:19/08-07-11) »
Rodney Dangerfield III, Dwarf Comedian.

"Not only don't I get no respect like my grampa, I get overlooked by his career as well!  Of course, I get overlooked by everyone."  *Pulls Tie, Sweats A Lot*
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« Reply #6 on: (14:27:06/08-08-11) »
My only real complaint is the overwhelming majority of the legends are Human and I don't recall seeing any Trolls or Dwarves. It would be really cool to see a Street Legends Volume 2 in the future which covers more non-humans.

I feel you on this, although I'd say if anything Elves were severely overloaded and Dwarves were severely underrepresented.

Might be we can do something to correct this in the future, although my dream supplement 7 Dwarves is probably never going to be a reality.  : (

I also played Shadowrun with easily 40 people at Gencon not one of whom was playing a dwarf. Not one! It makes me sad. Dwarves, like Rodney Dangerfield, don't get any respect.
How odd. I ran one mission and we had 3 of six players playing dwarves, and two of those were Awakened.
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« Reply #7 on: (14:32:48/08-08-11) »
Unequal distribution of dwarves.
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« Reply #8 on: (19:46:32/08-08-11) »
Unequal distribution of dwarves.
Dwarves of the Sixth World represent!!!

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Are you guys holding up your hands?

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« Reply #9 on: (20:10:47/08-08-11) »
Well played...sat here chuckling for 5 minutes... ;D

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« Reply #10 on: (20:26:21/08-08-11) »
Thank you, thank you, I'm here all week!  Try the fish!
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« Reply #11 on: (20:40:18/08-08-11) »
Thank you, thank you, I'm here all week!  Try the fish!

Hey, I'm looking for my friend Larry. Poor sod started looking like a fish after that damn comet thing back in '61. Anyway, anyone seen.....AHHHHHH LARRY NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!
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« Reply #12 on: (20:50:32/08-08-11) »
Damnit, first the veal, now the fish.  JOHNNY!  Where the hell are you buying your meat?
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« Reply #13 on: (13:05:47/08-09-11) »
Just spent 2nd half of 6 hours reading SL . . .

What was that with Aina Dupree being found dead, and Ghostwalker going through the Rift?  Was that covered by one of Missions?


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« Reply #14 on: (14:00:17/08-09-11) »
Just spent 2nd half of 6 hours reading SL . . .

What was that with Aina Dupree being found dead, and Ghostwalker going through the Rift?  Was that covered by one of Missions?
It'll be in Artifacts Unbound, which has just been delayed a bit.