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Years and years ago there was a sourcebook called speed tribes announced and it never saw the light of day. I hope all the hover bike goodness made it into various books. This was over 10 years ago, anyone else remember?


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never heard of it. kind of like rifts scotland..never saw the light of day. :x

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never heard of it. kind of like rifts scotland..never saw the light of day. :x


I've at least heard of Rifts Scotland....not this one however.

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Mmmmmmm... methinks your somewhat confused. There may have been a rumour or it may have been for another game. I'm almost certain there was never such a book announced, especially if KC hasn't heard of it either.

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I am 100% sure there was a book about hover bike gangs in the works for Rifts say 12 years ago because I wrote a letter to palladium books (a handwritten one) and receieved a reply. The book was canned and never saw the light of day. I vaguely recall it being in the "coming soon" part of one of the early Rifts worldbooks or sourcebooks or one of the b&W catalogs that PB would send you with your order. I am not 100% sure of the name. Someone tell me I am not crazy? :D


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It could have been one of those "Coming soon" things that never even got as far as a manuscript.

P.S.: Jarhead; do you realise you live on the site of the Techno Wizard capital of the Federation of Magic, StormSpire?

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CS Jarhead wrote:
Years and years ago there was a sourcebook called speed tribes announced and it never saw the light of day. I hope all the hover bike goodness made it into various books. This was over 10 years ago, anyone else remember?


Yes, I remember it. I think it was one of those they just forgot about over time.

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CS Jarhead wrote:
Years and years ago there was a sourcebook called speed tribes announced and it never saw the light of day. I hope all the hover bike goodness made it into various books. This was over 10 years ago, anyone else remember?


Speed tribes was a book proposed by the comic artist (before he was a bigtime comic artist :) ) Timothy Bradstreet. He had some kick butt ideas but unfortunately never wrote the manuscript.

So no CS you aren't imagining things, it did indeed exist at one time...

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Never heard of it

of course, 10 years ago, I'd never heard of Palladium either.

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Maryann wrote:
CS Jarhead wrote:
Years and years ago there was a sourcebook called speed tribes announced and it never saw the light of day. I hope all the hover bike goodness made it into various books. This was over 10 years ago, anyone else remember?


Speed tribes was a book proposed by the comic artist (before he was a bigtime comic artist :) ) Timothy Bradstreet. He had some kick butt ideas but unfortunately never wrote the manuscript.

So no CS you aren't imagining things, it did indeed exist at one time...


ok so Im going to update the big list

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I'm pretty sure I remember reading about it in a coming preview in a catalog. I'd have to check back in my old catalogs. I have pretty much all of them for the last 16 or so years. (Some place in a box or a folder or it could be back at my folks.) But it has since vanished in the lost bins of Palladium. Maybe the manuscript was a victim of the thief.

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SO who were the tribes? Just hoverbiking freaks or?

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I'm pretty sure I remember reading about it in a coming preview in a catalog. I'd have to check back in my old catalogs. I have pretty much all of them for the last 16 or so years. (Some place in a box or a folder or it could be back at my folks.) But it has since vanished in the lost bins of Palladium. Maybe the manuscript was a victim of the thief.


The manuscript was never even written.

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Yes, I read it. Thank you Josh. But it was advertised in one of the old catalogs. Years and years ago. Maybe someone should write another one up or a new version covering those sort of characters that could be incountered in the burbs.

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Yes, I read it. Thank you Josh. But it was advertised in one of the old catalogs. Years and years ago. Maybe someone should write another one up or a new version covering those sort of characters that could be incountered in the burbs.


Maybe.

Perfect topic for an Adventure Sourceook, IMHO.

BTW, there is a Hovercycle Gang in MercTown. Just thought I'd note that for annotations sake. :)

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I definitely remember reading about those guys. Pretty mean group of hovercycle enthusiast.

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You could probably use the rules for Road gangers in the austrailia book and the create your own vehicle rules in the ATB suppliments to create your own hover biker gangs. Useing the one in Merc town as a example. Or write up an article on biker gangs in the post rifts Americas. You could call them Hades Angels. :twisted:

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You could probably use the rules for Road gangers in the austrailia book and the create your own vehicle rules in the ATB suppliments to create your own hover biker gangs. Useing the one in Merc town as a example. Or write up an article on biker gangs in the post rifts Americas. You could call them Hades Angels. :twisted:


Or Hel's Angels.

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You could probably use the rules for Road gangers in the austrailia book and the create your own vehicle rules in the ATB suppliments to create your own hover biker gangs. Useing the one in Merc town as a example. Or write up an article on biker gangs in the post rifts Americas. You could call them Hades Angels. :twisted:


Or Hel's Angels.


That was what i was getting at but i don't know how much they would like us portraying them in a roleplaying book.

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I remember about 5 years ago on these boards, we compiled a list of all of the books/games scheduled that never came to be. Here are a few I can think of

1) Speed Tribes
2) In Search of the Old Ones (a Rifts/PFRPG crossover)
3) Mechanoids Space
4) Void Runners
5) Darklings (PFRPG/BTS crossover of sorts, I think)

I'm sure there are others...

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I remember about 5 years ago on these boards, we compiled a list of all of the books/games scheduled that never came to be. Here are a few I can think of

1) Speed Tribes
2) In Search of the Old Ones (a Rifts/PFRPG crossover)
3) Mechanoids Space
4) Void Runners
5) Darklings (PFRPG/BTS crossover of sorts, I think)

I'm sure there are others...


Threre stillis a list i think its in the press releases some where.

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Grimjack wrote:
I remember about 5 years ago on these boards, we compiled a list of all of the books/games scheduled that never came to be. Here are a few I can think of

1) Speed Tribes
2) In Search of the Old Ones (a Rifts/PFRPG crossover)
3) Mechanoids Space
4) Void Runners
5) Darklings (PFRPG/BTS crossover of sorts, I think)

I'm sure there are others...


Threre stillis a list i think its in the press releases some where.


It's in All Things Palladiumbooks.

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