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« Reply #150 on: October 31, 2015, 05:15:30 am »
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I have looked at a few of these so far and can see why someone would ask which one to choose. One reads like BX, one reads like 3e, one reads like AD&D, one reads like I am not sure what. and so on.


Could you point out the OSR game that reads like 3E? I have never encountered one. Thanks.

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« Reply #151 on: October 31, 2015, 10:13:25 am »
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Could you point out the OSR game that reads like 3E? I have never encountered one. Thanks.

Blood & Treasure has many 3e elements like feats but way toned down.

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« Reply #152 on: November 05, 2015, 03:33:01 am »
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« Reply #153 on: November 05, 2015, 04:21:05 am »
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I've won the hobby. I've defined the OSR. I've produced the best RPG product of the last half-decade. You're all living in Pundit's World now, bitches!


And here I thought my campy, hyperbolic claim of being one of those "theys," one of "those OSR Bullies!", was the most over-the-top post in the thread. You're stealing my thunder here, man!

What more can I say after "More Important than the actual Renaissance" and "Is the Second Coming for the Church of Gygax Triumphant"? You're crowdin' me! What with the title of OSR Khmer Rouge already taken, where's my lil' Inquisition gonna go?
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« Reply #154 on: November 05, 2015, 10:10:35 am »
Git offa my lawn ya damn punks!
You should go to GaryCon.  Period.

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« Reply #155 on: November 05, 2015, 01:05:41 pm »
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You're all living in Pundit's World now, bitches!


   Except for those of us who couldn't give two cents about the OSR, and not much more about 5E. (Even your attempt to condemn 4E to the Outer Darkness was limited. The game was more or less doomed when it launched underdeveloped, to the wrong audience, and without key components that would have made it much more friendly to casual gamers; you may have just hurled a few bits of offal into the grave. And for those who like it, nearly the entire edition remains available in perpetuity on DNDClassics.) :)

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« Reply #156 on: November 05, 2015, 03:56:25 pm »
I hear that Pope Benedict retired because he was upset about the impending release of 5e. Francis, though, is cool and he not only accepts global warming but plays in an active 5e campaign.

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« Reply #157 on: November 05, 2015, 06:27:53 pm »
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« Reply #158 on: November 06, 2015, 07:36:01 am »
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I've won the hobby. I've defined the OSR. I've produced the best RPG product of the last half-decade. You're all living in Pundit's World now, bitches!


Funnily enough I don't own "the best RPG product of the last half-decade". Somehow it missed my radar.

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« Reply #159 on: November 06, 2015, 08:49:45 am »
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I hear that Pope Benedict retired because he was upset about the impending release of 5e. Francis, though, is cool and he not only accepts global warming but plays in an active 5e campaign.


You'll find virtually no distance between Benedict and Francis on environmental issues. As for gaming, Francis would probably be a 5E, OSR or possibly Savage Worlds gamer, given his focus on meeting people where they are, and his lack of interest in grand structure. Benedict, with his more traditional sensibilities, strikes me as more inclined to BRP. And St. John Paul II, with his deeply philosophical bent and emphasis on the personal and dramatic, would probably lean towards Fate. :)

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« Reply #160 on: November 06, 2015, 10:47:07 am »
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You'll find virtually no distance between Benedict and Francis on environmental issues. As for gaming, Francis would probably be a 5E, OSR or possibly Savage Worlds gamer, given his focus on meeting people where they are, and his lack of interest in grand structure. Benedict, with his more traditional sensibilities, strikes me as more inclined to BRP. And St. John Paul II, with his deeply philosophical bent and emphasis on the personal and dramatic, would probably lean towards Fate. :)


Spot on on Francis. Benedict XVI is the guy running a the same weekly Hârnmaster game with the same crew for 20 years. But St. John Paul II's favorite game was, of course, Twilight:2000. :D

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« Reply #161 on: November 06, 2015, 05:22:05 pm »
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You'll find virtually no distance between Benedict and Francis on environmental issues. As for gaming, Francis would probably be a 5E, OSR or possibly Savage Worlds gamer, given his focus on meeting people where they are, and his lack of interest in grand structure. Benedict, with his more traditional sensibilities, strikes me as more inclined to BRP. And St. John Paul II, with his deeply philosophical bent and emphasis on the personal and dramatic, would probably lean towards Fate. :)


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« Reply #162 on: November 06, 2015, 05:23:45 pm »
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But St. John Paul II's favorite game was, of course, Twilight:2000. :D

Another laugh, cheers. :D
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« Reply #163 on: November 10, 2015, 11:32:20 pm »
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Funnily enough I don't own "the best RPG product of the last half-decade". Somehow it missed my radar.


Dark Albion. You should buy it.  The reviews have been pretty much unanimous.
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« Reply #164 on: November 11, 2015, 08:05:25 am »
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Dark Albion. You should buy it.  The reviews have been pretty much unanimous.


Thanks for the thought. I just have no interest in the OSR movement. I started in 1978. Back when 'old school' was the only school we had. I abandoned it as soon as something better arrived. I've read numerous OSR systems and found them all wanting.