I somehow got the chance to watch Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time.

To think its a year from its initial release.

When I was a kid watching Mad Max: The Road Warrior had a big effect on me.

I mean look at this Dude.

THE ROAD WARRIOR, (aka MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR), Kjell Nilsson as 'The Humungus', 1982.

THE HUMUNGUS! THE WARRIOR OF THE WASTELAND! THE AYATOLLAH OF ROCK AND ROLL-AH!!!

 

The movie and also the third part of the series. Completely enamored me to the post apocalyptic genre.

Not to mention it gave me the idea how cool it looks to place ramshackle parts and weapons on to different kinds of vehicles.

I remember the type of toys my brother and I had back in the day.

I recall having the bulldozer van and the rampager car

I recall having the bulldozer van and the rampager car

MASK more 80’s cartoon goodness.

Yes I know I keep bringing up Dino Riders

Yes I know I keep bringing up Dino Riders

Once I started to explore other RPG systems outside of D&D, guess what came first?

I realized riding non-equestrian mounts is also my thing.

Riding weaponized non-equestrian mounts is also my thing

Clearly the movie had an influence on what I play and read.

Too bad, my friends and I never got to play Car Wars. Continue reading