I am beside myself with happiness today, and both of us are speechless.
I received, in the mail, a First Edition Copy of Hunter Planet, The All-Australian Role Playing Game, from none other than the game's creator, David Bruggeman.
One of only 500 copies produced, written on a Macintosh in 1985, this thing is a sickly pale yellow, has weird font issues, and is absolutely, positively GLORIOUS!
I have been trying to find this game for what feels like forever. Ever since I played it once at a game convention run by a friend of mine, I'd hoped to revisit the awesome that is this game.
I've talked about the game, and my love of it, quite a few times in the past...
Game You'd Like to See A New/Improved Edition of
Game You Wish You Owned
Hunting for Hunter Planet
Uniquely Australian, yet fundamentally funny regardless of where you're from, I simply can not wait to read this bad boy. Better yet, I can't wait to run it.
As it turns out, Mr. Bruggeman, or David (Can I call you David?), read of my long quest to obtain this game, and my obsession with it even after only playing it once. He made a comment on my blog not long ago, and that was followed by an email requesting my address.
I checked the mail today, and low and behold, there is was.
I want to thank David Bruggeman, my blog (Heheh), and everyone who has tried to help me in my search for this holy grail. David tells me a new edition of the game is in the works! You heard it here first Barking Alien fans - Barkley and I will keep you posted as news develops.
This calls for a Snoopy happy dance.