Apocalypse World 2e (softcover)

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Everybody knows this game, it has an entire type of game named after it, Powered by the Apocalypse, or PbtA. Without doing any investigating, I would say that this game has directly inspired the most games save for Dungeons and Dragons.
I’ve heard people call it the game with sex moves. This is usually derisive and overly dismissive. Really kind a puritanical too. Like I tried getting into D&D Tik Tok, for like store marketing purposes, I am aware how pathetic this is thank you, and like every other video is about bards fucking or wanting to fuck. Like I guess Fifth Edition must be that game with the sex moves.
Why are only bards fucking?
Anyway what I wonder about is Apocalypse World’s tagline. “Something’s wrong with the world and I don’t know what it is.” Fucking late career Aerosmith? THE coolguy RPG get’s it’s tagline from a Get a Grip, the album with cow udders, song? I don’t know what I expect it to be, like Deerhoof or Deerhunter, or really if I really think and guess it'd be Neutral Milk Hotel. That would be my educated guess. “Threw a nickel in a fountain to save my soul from all these troubled times.”
But knowing the Bakers are like academics maybe five to ten years older than me, REM would be a good guess. But It’s the End of the World as We Know (And I Feel Fine) it quote may be a little too on the nose, right? Like what you gonna say, roll your hard, Lenny Bruce is not afraid? Eye of the huricane listen to yourself churn words I dunno na na na nan nan na mumble mumble. Worry with the Fury breathing down your neck!
Nope tagline is the first line from Living on the Edge by Aerosmith. The video in which Steven Tyler is painted half black and drops such critical race theory heavyweights as “If you can judge a wise man by the color of his skin, does this make you a better man than I?”
In order to do proper background for this product description I watched the video for Living on the Edge. Well started to, but it’s over six minutes long. So I figured Beavis and Butt-head would have watched it, and they did. So I watched that. When I was 14 and Beavis and Butt-head came out I thought it was the greatest thing ever, I quickly soured on it though. Watching it now in my 40s I realized why, the critique cut too close to the bone. Now that I’ve made peace with myself I can acknowledge I am as stupid as Beavis and Butt-head. I never had the animal cruelty streak, but that is only because I also have a heavy dose of Stewart too. I think Stewart plays D&D. Anyway so at the end of the video John Connor from Terminator 2: Judgment Day crashes a car. And then it all made sense.
Apocalypse World 2E, T2: Judgment Day The Roleplaying Game.