Palladium is in Financial Trouble
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Post Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 2:00 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 2:15 pm 
 

I didn't even know they were still around. Haven't seen anything from them since the early 90's. Sorry for all the people involved though.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 2:16 pm 
 



Does not surprise me much, there game system is poor.  I bought a few books and tried them out a few years back and i found the system unbalenced and difficult to control.  Nice concept though.


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Post Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:23 am 
 

That sucks a lot.  

  Whether or not you like Palladium or their products, it is a company with a long history and a place in the genre.  Sad to see them going away.

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:58 am 
 

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...The irony is, we should be doing fine except for the treachery that has crippled us.

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:27 am 
 

What I read sounds like bad billing/bookkeeping....the bane of businesses everywhere.

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:21 am 
 

MShipley88 wrote:What I read sounds like bad billing/bookkeeping....the bane of businesses everywhere.

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they should have employed me :)

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 2:14 pm 
 

One bad employee can cost hellish amounts of money...even if no one is a thief.

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 5:58 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:


Does not surprise me much, there game system is poor.  I bought a few books and tried them out a few years back and i found the system unbalenced and difficult to control.  Nice concept though.


I've played a bit of palladium (mixed with a Chaosium/Stormbringer combat system). IMHO it had a fantastic take on fantasy gaming. It brought out whole new aspects of playing in our group.

I found it at times a very difficult system to handle as a GM (fun & fly by the seat of your pants stuff) but the players loved it (up to a point) and all agreed it was well worth the ride.

The limited edition & artwork is a good idea. Siembieda's been in the business for decades. Good luck to him.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:03 am 
 

Let's hope he finds a way to resurface as another company.

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Post Posted: Mon May 01, 2006 4:42 pm 
 

The details of this entire bizarre episode are now pretty much public, especially if you know where to look (*cough*rpg.net*cough*).

I mention this for two reasons:

1. The whole sorry story is sort of fascinating ... in a train-wreck sort of way.

2. Any Acaeum members who were thinking of opening up their wallet and letting Kevin S. have a peek should really have as much information as possible before making their decision. Yes, a crime was commited ... but that is hardly the whole story. Palladium is not quite the white knight that its legions of Kool-Aid-drinkers would have you believe ...

I'll just leave it at that. The facts (and no shortage of opinions) are out there for anyone willing to do a little bit of research.

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