Speaking specifically to BTiLC, John Carpenter wanted to make an American Martial Arts film and tried to make "Wang" the lead.
The studio bosses didn't like that. Fearing that American audiences wouldn't buy a film without a traditional American Lead.
Enter ... Jack Burton. A "hero" who shares...
This is good.
Are custom items/gangers hidden from people who share campaigns now?
I had a multitude of custom weapons/gangers listed as options for my gang from other yakkers that I have played with.
My favourite example was from a custom 'stealer cult gang created by ineptmule, whose...
I am actually an Orlock.
This was easy.
Ferocity is my main skill table. I'm not big or feminine, am only marginally subtle, not particularly faithful or techy but I like machinery, manual labour and things that go boom.
If you gave an Orlock ganger: sprint, true grit, iron will, NoS and...
Remarkably convenient then that we have no evidence other than your word that;
A) You engaged in rigorous excercise.
B) You did so for laudable reasons.
C) You did so with remarkable powers of political awareness and satire.
D) You have a decent excuse for not coming to the great Yak gathering...
Regarding Bounty Hunters and capture:
I have always assumed that the normal rules for allowing the gang who lost the fighter to have a choice to at least attempt rescue. This would indicate that there is at least time to work the exchange.
But then the Bounty Hunter capture seems to take...