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[Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Tim Baker » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:37 pm

Anyone planning on running the new Wendy's RPG, Feast of Legends? :lol:
https://www.feastoflegends.com/

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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Big Mac » Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:45 am

Weird!

Seems like a bit of a satirical thing (what with the world map looking a bit like a beefburger and being called Beef's Keep).

But I wonder if it might be possible to raid the world, rename the more cheesy things and have players not even notice that the game was created as an advertising gimmick.

It's a well made PDF. So there is some talent behind Feast of Legends. There must be some good ideas in there.
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Post by Havard » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:46 pm

Definitely weird!

I snagged the Free PDF though!

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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Man in the Funny Hat » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:27 pm

Tim Baker wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:37 pm
Anyone planning on running the new Wendy's RPG, Feast of Legends? :lol:
https://www.feastoflegends.com/
Most definitely yes. At very first blush it was just a wacky, amusing idea for advertising, but the more I read about it and that people were saying it was actually a decently crafted RPG I became more interested. Reading the PDF, the more I read the more convinced I was that even just as a one-off joke game it HAD to be played. But there IS, truly, an adequate RPG underneath all the dumb advertising propaganda and people would be stupid to not take the underlying game and make a more serious, "real" game/setting out of it - even if it retains some of that dumb advertising underneath.

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Post by Tim Baker » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:33 pm

Man in the Funny Hat wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:27 pm
Most definitely yes. At very first blush it was just a wacky, amusing idea for advertising, but the more I read about it and that people were saying it was actually a decently crafted RPG I became more interested.
Please share your thoughts after you've had a chance to give it a try. I'm fascinated to hear how it plays.

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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Dread Delgath » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:43 pm

Wendy's RPG.
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Thanks for posting the PDF link. I know my group would be up for a chicken lickin' good time! :cool:
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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Angelika Tatsu » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:26 am

Dread Delgath wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:43 pm
Thanks for posting the PDF link. I know my group would be up for a chicken lickin' good time! :cool:
I wonder what would happen if KFC felt inclined to put out an RPG game? :shock:
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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by FaerieGodfather » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:14 pm

Angelika Tatsu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:26 am
Dread Delgath wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:43 pm
Thanks for posting the PDF link. I know my group would be up for a chicken lickin' good time! :cool:
I wonder what would happen if KFC felt inclined to put out an RPG game? :shock:
It might compete with their dating sim, which is available on Steam.

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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Dread Delgath » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:51 pm

I remember fast food chains in the 70's & 80's aimed their advertising at children with characters. We still have Ronald McDonald, but some time ago, McD's quit using his support characters like Grimace, Hamburglar & Mayor McCheese. And I can't even recall any Burger King characters besides "the King".

I'd love to see these characters make a comeback, even changed to fit into Wendy's RPG.

Could a Fast Food RPG have been a viable marketing campaign years ago by any of the "big three" burger joints? Or is this RPG the result of our times, brought about by a perfect storm of total saturation of RPGs, predominant gamer culture, and positive mainstream exposure?
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Post by Seethyr » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:40 pm

The artwork is actually quite exceptional for a “joke” product. It makes me a little resentful actually lol.
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Post by Tim Baker » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:30 am

Dread Delgath wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:51 pm
I remember fast food chains in the 70's & 80's aimed their advertising at children with characters. We still have Ronald McDonald, but some time ago, McD's quit using his support characters like Grimace, Hamburglar & Mayor McCheese. And I can't even recall any Burger King characters besides "the King".

I'd love to see these characters make a comeback, even changed to fit into Wendy's RPG.
In an episode of the Dragon Talk podcast, McDonald's Manager of Culinary Innovation, Chef Michael Haracz, discusses pitching using McDonald's characters in a D&D game. Unfortunately, the McDonald's folks are very conservative with their intellectual property, and he couldn't make it happen.

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Re: [Feast of Legends] The Wendy's RPG

Post by Ashtagon » Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:14 pm

FaerieGodfather wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:14 pm
Angelika Tatsu wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:26 am
Dread Delgath wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:43 pm
Thanks for posting the PDF link. I know my group would be up for a chicken lickin' good time! :cool:
I wonder what would happen if KFC felt inclined to put out an RPG game? :shock:
It might compete with their dating sim, which is available on Steam.
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