Cameron and I hit our local comic shop…
… then the one in Brampton…
… before leaving the city. No major bargains to brag about, but enough to read on our trip.
Next stop: Great Wolf Lodge!
Doug was kind enough to run a great game of classic Traveller for us tonight.
A space professor had hired us to accompany him on a safari trip. He was trying to locate a beautiful creature that few had ever seen, in the hopes that it would be named after him. Tom was a bumpkin bureaucrat, the Company representative. I was a retired General, the “brains” of the operation. Ryan was another retired army officer, the muscle. And Cameron was our pilot, and added muscle (with a laser gun and an itchy trigger finger). We explored the uncharted planet, met the locals, figured out how to communicate with them through crude drawings and lots of body language, and finally found the interesting 8-legged rainbow-winged beetle beast. But not before:
It was a terrific experience for Cameron to play with the big boys, and even though he really only got to shoot a few things, he had lots of fun. I look forward to the next Traveller game, and will have to read the rest of the rules. The game holds up very well despite having been written in 1977 – almost 30 years before Cameron was born!