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What is all this shit about?
BradleyUpson 


	Here's a list of Shit in a number of different game systems, 
	as represented in a thread started by Frederic Bush
	(fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu) on rec.games.frp.misc, and
	compiled into a cohesive whole by Me, Nana Yaw Ofori
	(beholder@engin.umich.edu) I've tried to give credit
	to the people who posted them. Anyway, here they are.


With fond memories of the "shit happens" religion t-shirts...


                    RPGS AND SHIT

---AD&D---

More shit than in any other product line.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

Shit. Just plain shit.
ccashman@jupiter.cs.uml.edu (X-Phile)

T$R: You can't shit with them, you can't shit without them.
d95jal@efd.lth.se (Jens Alm)

Shit is a copyright of TSR. You're not allowed to talk about it 
where more than two people can hear, "or else". You'll have to get the 
Complete Defactation Handbook to find out how.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)



---ADVANCED SQUAD LEADER---

ADVANCED SQUAD LEADER - Shit happens. $45.00 for the rules; another $40 for
the shit. 
 dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)


---AFTERMATH---

               /\           ______           /^\            ________
             /    \   Yes  |  Go  |        /     \    Yes  |        |
            < Shit?>-------|  To  |-------< Paper?> -------|  Do    |    
             \    /        |  Loo |        \     /         | Doo-doo|
               \/          |______|          \ /           |________|
                |                             |
                |No                           |No
            ____|___                        __|____
           |        |                      | Make  |
           |  No    |                      |Salvage|
           | Shit!  |                      | Roll  |
           |________|                      |_______| 

Glenn Dowdy 

This may be shit, but it's too confusing to be sure.
berg@eskimo.com (Berg)

Shit happened, now survive it.
frankie@mundens.southern.co.nz (Frank Pitt)

Shit happened, and it will provide 0.4 sustenance points
or a 0.6 methane production capacity
frankie@mundens.southern.co.nz (Frank Pitt)


---AMBER---

Sh*t happens, but tell us a story about it.
darious@Rt66.com (Allan Seyberth)

he who won the shitting auction automatically hits all other 
players with the biggest, most powerful shit in the game.
TBUF76B@prodigy.com (Steven Anderson)


---ARIA---
 
A member of the refush cluster with an aspect of gas emission (malodorous)
( Word sounds something like a word you know but doesn't seem to mean anything.)
htp@hepax6 (H.T. Phillips)

Defectation and the Rites and minor Rituals invovled with 
Defecation and the subsequent Cleansing of the hands or body are 
important Aspects of a Milieu...
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---ARS MAGICA---

Lutosus accidit.
thanatos@psycfrnd.interaccess.com (Timothy Toner)

Faeces est.
d95jal@efd.lth.se (Jens Alm)
 
Is that shit in paradigm? Better spend some time in the lab 
checking.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---BATTLELORDS---

We are in deep sh!t.
BradleyUpson 



---BUSHIDO---
when you have sufficient On, your shit don' stink.
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)



---BUNNIES & BURROWS---

Droppings [happen.]
Steve Barr 


---CALL of CTHULHU---

Oh shit. Oh shit. Oh shit.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

From the amorphous and putrescent mound of squamous 
other-worldly feces burst forth purulent tentacles that blindly grope about, 
making a mockery of all earthly shit.  SAN -1d3/-1d10 
IrishSpy@ix.netcom.com



---CAR WARS---

Uncle Albert is proud to introduce for the 2046 model year
the latest in vehicular weaponry: the all-new Magnetohydrodynamic
Shit-Shooter!
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)



---CASTLE FALKENSTEIN---

This shit is steaming.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)



---CHANGELING: THE DREAMING---

Changeling:  This shit is wacky.
thanatos@psycfrnd.interaccess.com (Timothy Toner)



---CORPS---
 
Now, I can't tell you how I know it, but some really evil shit is 
going to happen, and it's going to happen soon.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---CREEKS & CRAWDADS---

Shit...um...I forget - I'm hungry.  (If *anybody*
else remembers this game, I *will* shit.)
dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)

 

---CYBERPUNK--- 
Shit over substance.
 Nils Weinander 

Cyberpunk 2020 - Shit happens, and we write corny songs about it. Say no 
to drugs.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---DARK CONSPIRACY---

Shit happens, but you barely notice, since you're 
tougher than most armored cars.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---DC HEROES---

This looks like a job for... Supershit.
jdmarquart@miavx1.acs.muohio.edu (Cheese)


---DRAGONQUEST---

Shit happens, see 20.4.3
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---EARTHDAWN---

Shit probabally happens, but the rules for it are in nine 
different sourcebooks, so I'm not sure.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)

Shit weaving
ccashman@jupiter.cs.uml.edu (X-Phile)



--EMPIRE OF THE PETAL THRONE---

Shit happens, but you need to learn another 
language to figure out how.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


 
----EVERWAY--- 
 
The physical of relief of relief from solid waste expulsion
urges happens. 
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)
 


---GURPS--- 
 
You can represent shit with a bell curve.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

There is shit for every conceivable genre.
Nils Weinander 

More realism in our shit than any other system.
pkitty@netcom.com (Pee Kitty)

SJ: Have we done GURPS Shit yet? What are we waiting for then?
d95jal@efd.lth.se (Jens Alm)



--- GURPS Shit:
     ICE AGE SHIT, Fantasy Shit, Fantasy II shit (real crapper!), Magic 
Shit, Grimoire Shit, A whole lot of licensed Shit, Imperial Rome Shit, 
China Shit, Japan Shit, Middle Ages Shit, Swashbuckler Shit, Espionage 
Shit, Special Ops Shit, Supers Shit, Cyberpunk Shit, IST World Shit, 
Space Shit, Time Travel Shit...
TBUF76B@prodigy.com (Steven Anderson)



---HERO---

 That's easy. Shit is a Flash Attack vs. the whole Smell 
Sense Group, with Explosion Effect, plus a Linked NND Drain vs. COM, 
Only on Targets Vertically below, both bought with No Range, Charges, 
Extra Time, and Concentration Throughout. (Or you might lose the Extra 
Time, but then it'd have to be Only After Suffering an EGO+30 Presence 
Attack.)
Phil Masters 

Champions:  Shit Happens, but only on Phases 6 and 12.
thanatos@psycfrnd.interaccess.com (Timothy Toner)

Champions/Hero:  1D6 NND Stun-only area-effect physical energy blast (shit)
dkelly@acpub.duke.edu (Cambias)

Shit will cost you 30 points, unless you take the 'horrible
stench' disadvantage in which case the cost is 20 points. If you want
the 'Dissolves quickly into fertile earth' advantage the cost goes up
to 40 points.
Nils Weinander 



---HOL---

Everything is shit.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)



---ILLUMINATI---

Sorry.  You're not cleared for this shit.  FNORD.
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)

You are obviously the victim of brainwashing.  The _official_ Illuminati 
policy on shit is as follows.

Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Shit! Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord
Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord Fnord

Subliminal message ends.
smashcat@union4.su.swin.edu.au (Douglas Jackson)



---LIVING STEEL---

White Dragon shit is _pure_ shit!  On the other hand, 
anything Axly touches turns to shit.
Glenn Dowdy 



---MACHO WOMEN WITH GUNS---

 ... Nope.  I just can't say it.
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)




--MAGE: THE ASCENSION---

Shit is relative; it's all in how you look at it.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

Shit might happen. I'm not sure. Can you figure this part out, 
Bob?
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)



--MAGIC: THE GATHERING---

The Gathering: Our shit is worth more than your house.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

WotC: We don't know who's buying this shit, but we don't care.
d95jal@efd.lth.se (Jens Alm)



---MARVEL SUPERHEROS---

Shitting over more than one area requires an Endurace FEAT.
pkitty@netcom.com (Pee Kitty)

Shit comes betwen Feeble and Poor.
spurious@yoyo.cc.monash.edu".au (Rodney Payne)



---MUTANT CHRONICLES__

Bleak shit happens.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)



---NEPHILIM---

Shit happened, but not if I have anything to say about it.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)



---NEXUS---

It was shit in Angel City...
durrell@shellx.best.com (Bryant Durrell)



---NIGHTLIFE---

Splattershit!
durrell@shellx.best.com (Bryant Durrell)



---OVER THE EDGE---

What kind of weird shit is this?
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

Shit happens. Sometimes you eat it.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)



---PANDEMONIUM---

"I want you to get a picture of that shit for the front page!"
durrell@shellx.best.com (Bryant Durrell)



---PARANOIA---

That shit's classified
dkelly@acpub.duke.edu (Cambias)

The Computer does not want you to shit.  You are loyal to
  the Computer, aren't you, Citizen?
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)

[This shit is not available at your security clearance, Citizen]
jdmarquart@miavx1.acs.muohio.edu (Cheese)

[deleted for security reasons] happens.
sean.clark@rti.uucp.netcom.com (Sean Clark)

"I'm sorry, citizen, you are in error.  No sh*t is happening.  Have a nice
 daycycle."
sean.clark@rti.uucp.netcom.com (Sean Clark)



---PHOENIX COMMAND---

        Sh*t happens - roll to see the density.   Now roll to see the 
texture, roll to see the color,  and roll to see length.  Now, cross 
reference those rolls to the feces effect chart to find the internal 
effects, and the exact value of the sh*t for the appropriate day of the 
week.
darious@Rt66.com (Allan Seyberth)



---PSYCHOSIS: SHIP OF FOOLS---

This shit ain't happening, man!
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)



---RIFTS---

Multi-dimensional shit.
ccashman@jupiter.cs.uml.edu (X-Phile)

Oh yeah, my shit has more MDC than you do (it still doesn't do
more than 3d6x10 though). 
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)

Palladium - No comment, or they'll sue the shit out of us.
porterg@gems.vcu.edu(Greg Porter)



---ROLEMASTER---

See shit table
dkelly@acpub.duke.edu (Cambias)

...In Rolemaster Companion III.
Jo Walton 

More Critical Shit Tables than any other game!
Phil Masters 

I knew I was in trouble when the GM rolled 66 on the shit 
table...
smashcat@union4.su.swin.edu.au (Douglas Jackson)

E Shit Critical Tables, excerpted from Companion XVIII: Shit
has happened, blinding the poor unfortunante permanently, breaking both
their arms, and stunning them for 27 rounds. They expire in a miserable
heap 6 rounds later. Pity, that. 
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---SHADOWRUN---

Shit sells better with elves in it.
Phil Masters 

Shit happens, but we invent silly slang to describe it.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)

Shadowrun (1st ed.) - Shit happens, but nobody cares, because it can't 
penetrate your t-shirt.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)

Dreck happens, then you frag it, chummer.
d95jal@efd.lth.se (Jens Alm)

Your shit pool is equal to your Essence plus Body,
divided by three. It may be added to any Drain Resistance test.
pkitty@netcom.com (Pee Kitty)


---SLA INDUSTRIES---

These are not my own work but I couldn't possibly reveal the source.

Shit happens all the time, then more shit happens and on 
top of that something realy shitty happens. If you think it couldn't get 
worse some realy big shit starts to go down and all this shit is allways 
your fault.
But don't think too much about it; after all, that shit is classified 
above your security clearance.
nford@cix.compulink.co.uk ("Neil Ford")

Shit might or might not happen. What's your SCL?
nford@cix.compulink.co.uk ("Neil Ford")


---SPACE 1889---

Human excreta, by Jove! (Lady Elizabeth faints).
htp@hepax6 (H.T. Phillips)

In article <45i02g$2eg@vivanews.vivanet.com> BradleyUpson
 writes:

> What is all this **** [censored] about?

Don't know, guv'nor, we don't have no manure with Space:1889.
clmeier@lili6.lili.uni-bielefeld.de (Clemens Meier)

--- thats because you 1889ers all eat liftwood.  It all floats away!
TBUF76B@prodigy.com (Steven Anderson)


---TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE---

Like, wow, man - this is some cosmic shit
here! 
 dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)


--TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES---

Mutated shit (a.k.a. "That's not shit anymore!")
ccashman@jupiter.cs.uml.edu (X-Phile)
 

---THEATRIX--- 
 
Shit happens 'cause it's in the script.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

The shit you've described might or might not have happened,
but if you spend a Plot Point you can be sure that it did.
ravenpub@southwind.net (Carl D. Cravens)



---TOON---

$#!@ happens.
pkitty@netcom.com (Pee Kitty)



---TRAVELLER---

Classic Traveller: you may have a rating code of D00D00, but you can
  still die before you finish shitting.
sands@netcom.com (Sue and Sean)

Classic Traveller:  That shit ain't possible at this tech level.
n9548326@waldorf.cc.wwu.edu (Wesley Payne)

Megatraveller: See shit table on page 206 (of a 200 page book....)
Jo Walton 

MegaTraveller:  The shit ain't mine, and I'm gonna make damn sure that you
                don't get it either.  Long live the Emperor!
n9548326@waldorf.cc.wwu.edu (Wesley Payne)

Traveller(TNE):  We ain't gonna do THAT shit again!  (This is unavailable in
                 original printing.  Please refer to version Mark 1, Mod 
                 1, which will be available in April^H^H^H^H^H 
                 July^H^H^H^H August^H^H^H^H^H^H November^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H
                 sometime next year...)
n9548326@waldorf.cc.wwu.edu (Wesley Payne)
 
TRAVELLER:  THE NEW ERA - Shit *will* happen, but it will be six months
late. 
 dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)
 
TRAVELLER: TNE (Virus version) - Shit hap$!%>>>#@(>>>)^!#...ens... 
 dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)
 
 

---TWILIGHT: 2000---
 
TWILIGHT: 2000 - Oh, boy, did shit ever happen *here*.... 
 dberry@also.hooked.net (Douglas Berry)
 

---VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE--- 
 
Shit hides in deep, dark places.
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

Shit happens. Oh, the angst!
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)

Vampire: The Eternal Struggle: Same shit, different name. 
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)



---WARPWORLD---

What a really great _setting_ for shit to happen in.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---WEREWOLF: THE APOCALYPSE---

Better shit than pollution!
fbush1@cc.swarthmore.edu (Frederic Bush)

Shit happens. Make a Rage check.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---WARHAMMER---

Warhammer 40K: Each piece of shit may only be equipped with the actual
things visible... and the most recent ones are the most, er, powerful...
urrrggggghhh.....
moiner@io.com

Warhammer FRP - Shit happens. Check for possible chaos attributes.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---WHISPERING VAULT---

Whispering Vault- Shit happens, usually by bursting through your eyes.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


---WRAITH: THE OBLIVION---

You can't see the shit until you die, but man is it THERE.
thanatos@psycfrnd.interaccess.com (Timothy Toner)

Shit doesn't happen, because that might leave a hook to hang a 
game around.
gcgst1+@pitt.edu (Geoffrey C Grabowski)


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