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Posted by: Dreamstryder on Oct 16, 2009 at 01:17:35 PM
You know you're playing D&D differently when your player says, "I think I'd like to play in a Medieval Europe setting next; it would feel more exotic."
Up until then, we'd played in a science-fantasy setting reminiscent of Outlaw Star or Xenosaga and even tried our hands at Japanese gothic horror, but the last fairly European-inspired session we'd played was in about 2000.
PART I - What is Medieval Europe?
When I think of European-inspired settings, 2 large fields spring to thought:
1. Historical Europe, which one learns in pre-college textbooks was a stark and drafty place inhabited by a gray-skinned and disturbingly hairless people who wore ugly things like apple green with pink trim, spent way too much time in church, and probably perished in some nebulous event (XXXX-YYYY) on page 154....