RPG a Day: Like the Phoenix Reborn

11. Which ‘dead game’ would you like to see reborn?

Ah, many are the older games I miss for setting, few are the ones I miss for system!

As I mentioned in older posts, I would really like to see SkyRealms of Jorune reborn with a modern system. It has appeared with three different systems, none of which are worth lingering over; but the setting was wonderful and the evocative art of Miles Teves gave it unique character.

In fact, Teves was the second of three authors listed in the first and second editions, unusual visibility for an art director and artist. It was well earned; the art was key in creating a unified setting “feel” and its memorable style—more reminiscent of 18th and 19th century travelogues than of contemporary role-playing games. So to please me, a reborn version would need to be illustrated with high-quality reproductions of Teves’ art.  Continue reading “RPG a Day: Like the Phoenix Reborn”

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