Dallas the Television Role Playing Game

Dallas debuted on April 2, 1978, as a five-part miniseries on CBS. Producers initially had no plans for expansion; however, due to the show’s popularity, it was subsequently turned into a regular series and broadcast for 13 full seasons from September 23, 1978, to May 3, 1991. The show is known for its portrayal of wealth, sex, intrigue, conflict and power struggles. Throughout the series, the main premise is the longtime rivalry between the Ewing and Barnes families, which came to head when the Barnes daughter Pamela (Victoria Principal) eloped with youngest Ewing son Bobby (Patrick Duffy), in the first episode.

Shaun as JR
David as Bobby
Tom as Cliff Barnes
Aaron as Pam Barnes
Jason A as Jock

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  10 comments for “Dallas the Television Role Playing Game

  1. Fridrik Bjarnason
    April 1, 2020 at 7:28 am

    I, I….I….I have no words

  2. Fridrik
    April 1, 2020 at 7:41 am

    Slow clap. That’s all I have to say on this.

  3. Fridrik Bjarnason
    April 1, 2020 at 7:45 am

    Ross Payton, Just noticed that my comment here also goes into the comments on the website. Cool

  4. Darren Priddy
    April 1, 2020 at 8:11 am

    So is JR going to die instead by punching a shark?

  5. Matt Reed
    April 1, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Perfect idea for April fool’s. Love it

  6. Nate Twehues
    April 1, 2020 at 9:02 am

    Dallas is also probably the first narrativist RPG, fight me.

  7. Stuart D Mcclelland
    April 1, 2020 at 9:23 am

    Falcon Crest is a far superior game, better mechanics, more classes and a bestiary to die for.

  8. Olivier Camus
    April 1, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Le gros poisson… Mais plus crédible que certains jeux parus

  9. Role Playing Public Radio
    April 1, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    I assure you this is a very real game! 😀

  10. April 1, 2020 at 2:54 pm

    Some of us played Dallas the TV RPG a few months ago with Chad and some of the other folks at the Miskatonic University Podcast. It was….something. 😀

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