Take The Advice You're Given!
Pfft! So much for trying to reach out and pull mainstream gamers out of the swill they inhabit. So on RPGnet yesterday, there was a thread about this guy who wanted advice for his Rifts game as far as technical advice for ships. I was gratified to see so many “Rifts Sux!” responses, but I still wanted to throw in my two cents. I don’t know any specifics about ships, but I helpfully told him that his game was for total retards and that I felt he could do better by switching over to Polaris or Bacchanal. Well, HE copped an attitude and said if he wanted to play Polaris or Bacchanal, he’d have darn well said so in the first place! Well, that’s the last time I offer him my help (not really, of course)! Sometimes, people are embarrassed about letting their cultural and academic betters suggest a course of action for them, and I understand that. It’s the same problem we have with