Buck has always been a fan of the movie serials from the 1930's through the 1950's. Heand his dad have been collecting them for years, first by copying them an episode at a time off of late night television, then on commercial videotape, and morerecently on Digital Video Disk. For years he had wanted to play some games that had the same feel as those old serials. The recent release of several lines of figures for this genere provided the needed impetus for him to write a G.A.S.L.I.G.H.T. supplement, collaborating again with Chris Palmer.
The great movie serials usually consisted of 12 or 15 episodes. Each episode had a “cliff
hanger” ending in which the hero, heroine, sidekick, or other important good guy surely met his doom. This brought you back the following Saturday the following Saturday to find out how fate had been cheated for another week.