Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Mirror Universe WFRP

I've just discovered this oddity, the box art for Magia i Miecz - Miasto the Polish version of Talisman City.






How strangely unsettling is seeing this image the wrong way around? And it becomes clear that in John Sibbicks original he knew to leave a "quiet" sector where the spine of the original cover was but here it's just distracting void in the middle of the box-art. Suddenly everything looks completely wrong and, of course, in a major attack of whatthefuckery the Polish publishers are using a stock piece of GW dungeon-based art for a GW city-based game.

What did the Polish version of Talisman Dungeon look like? Middenheim? Bögenhafen?

Actually according to boardgamegeek.com Magia i Miecz - Podziemia looked like this...



...which is quite metal, but not quite as metal as it's instruction book.




3 comments:

  1. Looks like a Metallica album cover

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  2. "in a major attack of whatthefuckery the Polish publishers are using a stock piece of GW dungeon-based art for a GW city-based game."

    Doesn't say much for Polish urban living, does it?

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  3. That's no way to speak about Wolverhampton.

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