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DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by goodmangames » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:26 pm

I don't normally post sketches but Doug just turned this in and all I can say is, "Wow!" This is the sketch for the second alternate cover. The "guts" of this cover will be the same as the normal 2nd printing available next month, with this alternative-cover version available around October/November. I can't wait to see how the colors turn out.

And yes, that is Hugh's head in the bowl and Farrah trapped in the glass. In DCC RPG, even the mightiest heroes fall eventually...

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by finarvyn » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:51 am

This looks awesome, but the term "alternate cover #2" is confusing. Here's the way I see it:
  • Gold Foil Cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #1 / October (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #2 / December (2nd print)
So the October version should be alternate #1, right?

Well, you're the boss. Call 'em as you see 'em! :lol:
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by beermotor » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:54 am

Suh-weeeeeet.

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Primus » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:09 am

Wow..........fantastic! Cant wait to see this in color.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by IronWolf » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:39 am

That cover looks great! Can't wait to see the color version of it!

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Doug Kovacs » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:23 am

Marv: Yes it's actually Alt cover #1 .
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I think this is the first public introduction of Farrah Heftblade or at least her actual name. You have seen her quite a bit already. She's Hue's left hand women and also his daughter. It is pretty hard to tell that it is her in this image, but Joe just outed her.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Vanguard » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:39 am

Hmmmm. . . .I'm not sure how I can justify owning three core rulebooks.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by goodmangames » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:43 am

Vanguard wrote:Hmmmm. . . .I'm not sure how I can justify owning three core rulebooks.
Once you've worn out the first two through regular play, surely you'll need a third? :)
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by goodmangames » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:43 am

finarvyn wrote:This looks awesome, but the term "alternate cover #2" is confusing. Here's the way I see it:
  • Gold Foil Cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #1 / October (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #2 / December (2nd print)
So the October version should be alternate #1, right?

Well, you're the boss. Call 'em as you see 'em! :lol:
Yes, this can start getting confusing. Okay, how about we just call this one "the wizard cover"?
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by bholmes4 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:33 am

The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by fuel » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:44 am

This cover will be awesome. I can't wait to see it in color.

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by beermotor » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:07 am

bholmes4 wrote:The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:
haha

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by IronWolf » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:40 am

I am not sure I can resist the compulsive urge to buy the book with the second cover... :D

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Primus » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:16 am

bholmes4 wrote:The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:
You got that right......LOL. I am still trying to figure out a way to get the 2nd printing blue cover through the door.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by finarvyn » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:37 am

bholmes4 wrote:The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:
:lol: You got that right!
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by TheNobleDrake » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:38 pm

I probably should not say this, but...

I will buy DCC with every single cover you put on it - I can't help myself!

I planned on buying enough copies that all of my players that need to reference one from time to time at the table could have one nearby - now I have just decided to spread those purchases out as new covers come along.

...and of course, I'll be lining up for even more copies upon a 3rd printing with further errata and any alternate covers it might have.

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Post by Coleston the Cavalier » Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:48 pm

Wonderful news for DCC RPG!
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Doug Kovacs » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:41 pm

Wonderful news from John A! What's up with that satanic sh*t though? Maybe it is just okay.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Mr Black » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:24 pm

bholmes4 wrote:The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:
Bingo! ;)

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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by finarvyn » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:05 am

goodmangames wrote:
finarvyn wrote:This looks awesome, but the term "alternate cover #2" is confusing. Here's the way I see it:
  • Gold Foil Cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (1st print)
  • Regular blue cover (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #1 / October (2nd print)
  • Alternate cover #2 / December (2nd print)
So the October version should be alternate #1, right?

Well, you're the boss. Call 'em as you see 'em! :lol:
Yes, this can start getting confusing. Okay, how about we just call this one "the wizard cover"?
I'm just basing this off of my post in the Adventures section where I listed off all of the GG products. I didn't just list adventures but also rulebooks.

Seems easy enough, unless you intend to start a "cover of the month" club. That could get expensive. :lol:
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Post by Semi-Retired Gamer » Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:58 pm

bholmes4 wrote:The good thing about the different covers is that my wife won't need to know I bought the same book again. :twisted:
That solves any potential problems for me! 8)
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Aethelwulf22 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:50 pm

Vanguard wrote:Hmmmm. . . .I'm not sure how I can justify owning three core rulebooks.
I know what you mean. I already have both the standard and limited versions but the art is just so damn awesome I'm going to have to get one! Better start saving already...
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by finarvyn » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:54 am

Aethelwulf22 wrote:
Vanguard wrote:Hmmmm. . . .I'm not sure how I can justify owning three core rulebooks.
I know what you mean. I already have both the standard and limited versions but the art is just so damn awesome I'm going to have to get one! Better start saving already...
I already have three.

I wound up with two standard and one special edition. Now I have to ponder owning four or five. :shock:
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Vanguard » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:31 am

finarvyn wrote:
Aethelwulf22 wrote:
Vanguard wrote:Hmmmm. . . .I'm not sure how I can justify owning three core rulebooks.
I know what you mean. I already have both the standard and limited versions but the art is just so damn awesome I'm going to have to get one! Better start saving already...
I already have three.

I wound up with two standard and one special edition. Now I have to ponder owning four or five. :shock:
You crazy.

If you have a large group though, it's great, especially if one of them wants to take it home and familiarize themselves with the system a little more.
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Re: DCC RPG Alternate Cover #2

Post by Icetower » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:36 am

Will there be a pre-order for the new cover? I like it.
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