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    some goods links

    Postby lotek » 09 Dec 2009 18:03

    This is not really the DE but there are some interesting links there
    http://www.pdf-search-engine.com

    Dune Genesis by Frank Herbert
    http://rodgerdean.org/meshuggah/herbert ... enesis.pdf
    Semantics, General Semantics, and Ecology in Frank Herbert's Dune
    http://ronnyparkerson.com/DunePaper.pdf
    Meanings and authorships in Dune Tony Todd(about the Lynch movie)
    http://www.film-philosophy.com/2009v13n1/todd.pdf
    Politics and power: communicative action in FH's Dune
    http://www.gebser.org/publications/Inte ... s.Dune.pdf

    I just hope that my not using the search here won't lead to someone going "hey man I posted that years ago"

    I jus hope I could do print out for free, I don't really like reading from the pc...
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby lotek » 09 Dec 2009 18:09

    this is funny, the rules for the Dune board game :)
    http://www.sorvan.com/games/dune/Rules/AH-Dune.pdf
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby Omphalos » 09 Dec 2009 20:13

    Check this out, lotek. It's Dune only:

    http://tau.solahpmo.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4

    That is a work in progress, and I have a ton of stuff to add. Some other people will be adding an enormous Frank Herbert bibliography/archive on my website over the next year or so. You should check back, even though its not done yet:

    http://tau.solahpmo.com/viewforum.php?f=53
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby lotek » 09 Dec 2009 21:23

    wow...

    that's what I call exhaustive :)
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby TheDukester » 10 Dec 2009 13:40

    lotek wrote:this is funny, the rules for the Dune board game :)
    http://www.sorvan.com/games/dune/Rules/AH-Dune.pdf

    Those are actually considered a fairly classic set of rules. Believe it or not, the game does a great job of making the players feel like they are a part of the early parts of the Dune saga (the setting, for those who might care, is in the time directly following the Atreides family's relocation to Arrakis).

    Here's another perspective: the BoardgameGeek database contains well over 10,000 games. Dune is currently ranked 59th by the users of the site.

    http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/121/dune
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby lotek » 10 Dec 2009 13:44

    TheDukester wrote:
    lotek wrote:this is funny, the rules for the Dune board game :)
    http://www.sorvan.com/games/dune/Rules/AH-Dune.pdf

    Those are actually considered a fairly classic set of rules. Believe it or not, the game does a great job of making the players feel like they are a part of the early parts of the Dune saga (the setting, for those who might care, is in the time directly following the Atreides family's relocation to Arrakis).

    Here's another perspective: the BoardgameGeek database contains well over 10,000 games. Dune is currently ranked 59th by the users of the site.

    http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/121/dune


    yeah I meant funnny as in interesting, I should have been a bit more precise :oops:
    I went through these rules quickly and what i saw did not shock me as much as you know what from you know who ;)


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    59th out of how many?
    nice pics too
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    old school board games and paper RPGs from my younger years, does bring back some memories thanks :)
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby TheDukester » 10 Dec 2009 14:24

    Yeah, the French edition is highly sought-after by North American collectors. It included the basic game, plus both expansion sets (which can be hard to find separately). The graphics are generally considered to be very attractive, too.
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    Re: some goods links

    Postby Omphalos » 10 Dec 2009 16:09

    A good friend of my brother's, Ryan Macklin, who is a big gaming blogger, recommends a game called Jihad. Ive read throug the game book. It's based loosely on Dune.
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