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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:58 am 
 

I should know way more about this stuff than I do. I don't know how I can call myself a Task Force Games collector, but I have next to nothing on their oddball RPG products.

Central Casting had how many books? I know the regular Central Casting book (NPCs?) generally goes for around $30-40. How about the others?

Central Casting

Central Casting: Dungeons

Any others.


And I could've bought these damn modules off the 1$ rack!!!

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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:22 am 
 

I think there is a future heroes or something like that as well.  Check Heroic Worlds.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:37 am 
 

There's Dungeons, Heroes of Legend, and Heroes of Tomorrow that I know of. Dungeons and Heroes of Legend are great books and sell for $30-40 a shot. I've never read Heroes of Tomorrow, but it seems to go for under $20.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:38 am 
 

CC:  Heroes of Tomorrow
CC:  Heroes: Now!
CC:  Heroes of Legend
CC:  Dungeons

Not sure about what else, offhand.  PJ wrote HN, HoT, and HoL, but not Dungeons.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:13 am 
 

grodog wrote:CC:  Heroes of Tomorrow
CC:  Heroes: Now!
CC:  Heroes of Legend
CC:  Dungeons

Not sure about what else, offhand.  PJ wrote HN, HoT, and HoL, but not Dungeons.


After posting I used my google-fu and discovered the same. I can't ever recall seeing the CC Now book. I have vague recollections of the other three, and even though I track Task Force Games stuff, I must have missed my "detect rare item" skill check on this one.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:12 pm 
 

grodog wrote:CC:  Heroes of Tomorrow
CC:  Heroes: Now!
CC:  Heroes of Legend
CC:  Dungeons


That's a good list.  There is also a 2nd Edition of Heroes of Legend where all the Jacques art is removed.  Dungeons looks to have come out around the same time as this 2nd Edition.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:23 am 
 

The  2nd edition (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0922335702) apparently also has much more pages.



Central Casting: Heroes of Legend (2nd Edition)
Extremely rare 2nd edition of Heroes of Legend has literally double the pages of the first edition.




from this site, which has pics and blurbs for all of them: http://www.waynesbooks.com/CampaignBuilding.html





As for prices, I'm not sure. Check Nobleknight.com and ebay's sold item search.  I'll find out soon when i sell my three extras. Amazon marketplace has very high prices for them all but most often that's not saying much.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:41 am 
 

Is anyone in touch with the old Task Force owners??


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:12 am 
 

grodog wrote:Is anyone in touch with the old Task Force owners??


Well, why not contacting Paul Jaquays directly' He did everything except printing and distributing the books  8) By the way, Paul Jaquays is a fine person and a great designer, I managed at last to find a copy of CC Dungeons  8)

  


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:49 pm 
 

Paul's actually trying to secure the rights back from Task Force Games, hence my inquiry :D


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:23 am 
 

I know that Amarillo Design Bureau owns the copyright to at least some of the old Task Force Games stuff (maybe just some of the wargames).  The president is Stephen V. Cole.

Here's their webpage:

http://starfleetgames.com/

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