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Posted by: Derivous on May 25, 2012 at 08:59:00 AM
I'm an old hat gamer.
I played the game when Gygax was king, Planescape was fledgling and fun and Dark Sun was actually a grim setting.
I'm here because I signed up to assess the playtest of the new edition and when I downloaded it I wasn't as disapointed as I thought I'd be.
Did I mention I'm kind of a pessimist when it comes to D&D as a franchise? That's true. You can count on me being critical. I'm old. That happens.
What I've seen so far is impressive, but not so impressive that I've made ready to sell my bookshelves to Hasbro (whom I thank profusely for allowing me to post this blog in spite of the acidity of my words).
The new ruleset seems to be at least as good as 3rd edition D&D, which to my mind was a logical next step to the reverse-new-math-infested-but-flavorful-as-heck 2nd...