Escape From the Gangs of New York

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Escape From the Gangs of New York

Post by agentofping on 14th March 2009, 04:27

"The Crazies; they live in the sewers."

This is an idea that I have had knocking around my head for a while (everytime I watch Escape From New York). Using the Savage Showdown rules to enact gang war in the New York setting portrayed in the film. Part urban warfare, part medieval skirmish. Rival gangs wielding clubs, crossbows, fire axes, shivs, molotov cocktails and anything else that they have managed to scavenge. Where the 'ultimate' weapon would be the occasional firearm, clanking steam-powered wreck (with metal sheet for armour), scrapyard ballistas and seige weapons etc.

Scenary isn't a problem thanks to the good people at Worldworks, but figures... I haven't come across that many figures ranges (metal or cardboard) in any scale and in enough variety or number to make the concept a goer. I know you could use existing figures and then green stuff them to give them the post-apoc look and feel, but nothing that could be used 'off the rack'. Anyone got any suggestions? Any thoughts about the idea in general? I open up the topic for discussion and input.

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Re: Escape From the Gangs of New York

Post by Renny on 14th March 2009, 05:40

I love the idea and while I give your specific points some thought, I would mention that the new Showdown rules are due for release within the next month or so.

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Re: Escape From the Gangs of New York

Post by agentofping on 14th March 2009, 06:03

Sweet Very Happy Is it still going to be free?

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Post by Renny on 14th March 2009, 09:25

As far as I know. More information to come on the Pinnacle Website next Tuesday, including the announcement of a new Savage property, rumoured to be Savage Space 1889..... Very Happy

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Re: Escape From the Gangs of New York

Post by Renny on 16th March 2009, 06:41

I was also thinking of doing a Savage Showdown with the National Guard vs Giant Ants, a la Them Shocked

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Re: Escape From the Gangs of New York

Post by agentofping on 16th March 2009, 07:42

Probably long gone by now but there was thread on the Peg forums about this very thing. It was in the Skirmish rules section, but it was a longish time ago.

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