Krod What and the What?
Apparently, Comedy Central have commissioned a fantasy comedy show featuring characters with names like "Krod Mandoon" and "Dongalor."
"A fantasy-comedy, "Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire" is an outrageous, live-action, character-driven comedy that takes place in the "long ago past" and features [Sean] Maguire as the reluctant hero Krod Mandoon, a sensitive, clueless freedom fighter ..."
*sigh* *cradles forehead* I dread to think. Clearly someone has decided to come out of the gaming closet here. The actors, too, by all accounts.
I only bring this up because my well-meaning folks looked to me and said "Isn't this what you're into?" I think I initially replied along the lines of "
The games I play and run, namely Traveller, Shadowrun, Cyberpunk 188.8.131.52 and The World of Darkness, have different settings and a very different feel. But the cowans looking in still lump such games in with the rubber swords and the chainmail and the Boots of Escaping.
ETA: Edited to rephrase everything in E-Prime, and also to add Traveller to the list of games I prefer.