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Update #8

Origins & Patent Science

We're at the Origins game convention in Columbus, Ohio, where we're handing out postcards for the Deadlands Noir Kickstarter. We really want to show you what's going on in Lost Angels and Shan Fan in the Deadlands Noir Companion (see Update #7), so if you're inclined, please spread the word everywhere you can to help us hit those stretch goals!

Patent Science

Something we've put a lot of thought into is how our different types of magic and technology evolve from Deadlands the Weird West (and actually before!) all the way up through Hell on Earth. Here's a little peek!

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      Creator Dillard Rape on June 5, 2012

      Sweeeet!!!!

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      Creator Dillard Rape on June 5, 2012

      Sweeetj!!!!

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      Creator Andrew Maizels on June 4, 2012

      Great illustration for the difference between steampunk, decopunk, and dieselpunk.
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      Not sure how practical they'd be, but they look awesome. :)

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      Creator Raymond Croteau on June 2, 2012

      BTW, you know what would rock?

      That picture as a Poster!

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      Creator Raymond Croteau on June 2, 2012

      Lightning Guns!!! :-D

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      Creator Ravelli on June 2, 2012

      I hope these designs get a re-jigging, as they seem ill-considered. They have stocks, presumably for two handed aiming and firing, but no front furniture or foregrips. How are they supposed to be held and fired? I wouldn't fancy grabbing onto the "barrels" of any of these, they all look a bit *ouchey* up front there to me. (I know, I know - Mad Science! - but form needs to follow function and that Tesla Gun would look a hell of a lot better with a Chicago Piano foregrip!)

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      Creator Mark N. Ziff on June 2, 2012

      Any chance of seeing the same thing on vehicles, steam wagon to automobile, that sort of thing?

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      Creator James McKendrew on June 1, 2012

      Mark: Tough call. The first one might be similar to how Star Wars describes Blasters, ionized Tibana gas, or something, coming from the bottle up front. The second one is obviously electrical. The third may be pure energy without a need for a Physical transferrence medium. Interesting sight. Maybe like a red-dot? Obviously, it has a dial-your-damage control near the butt. I'm curious about rates of fire and/or recoil. The butts might simply be for steadying your aim, or to deal with An Equal And Opposite Reaction of some sort...

      Obviously, the post cards should be used primarily to spread awareness of the kick starter, but once it's over, if there's spare, I'd love one. Though if that bit of art's in the book, that's plenty for me. B-)

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      Creator Tore Schade Svenningsson on June 1, 2012

      Them's some nifty-looking pieces of machinery there! The last one had me snickering a bit though, as I can't help but think of a car every time I see it. xD

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      Creator Mitch A. Williams on June 1, 2012

      Yep, postcards also work well as a bookmark. 8^)

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      Creator John Higginbotham on June 1, 2012

      Hey, Shane, hows about tossing in any of them leftover postcards into one of the pledge levels? If you have any leftover from Origins. (I'd rather you ran out putting one into the hands of every attendee, but if you do have any extras . . . it'd be a delightful little surprise.)

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      Creator Marc Keil on June 1, 2012

      James: I guess if a Tommygun fits, those beauties will fit in as well.

      What do you think it is? The first looks like a Gas/Flame gun, the second like a tesla tommygun (hence the name) and I have absolutely no idea what the third one is.

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      Creator Scott Woodard on June 1, 2012

      Still all Ghost Rock powered, I suppose....

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      Creator James McKendrew on June 1, 2012

      Ok, so, the question is, are Violin cases going to evolve to properly house one of those bottom ones? 'cause I feel a Hit on the Gigantis coming on...

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      Creator Phillip M. on June 1, 2012

      I can't wait to play it with my Deadlands group.

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      Creator Marc Keil on June 1, 2012

      A Tesla Tommygun? How epic is that?

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