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Author Topic: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]  (Read 1741 times)

HappyDaze

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You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« on: November 16, 2021, 07:15:31 PM »
You know you're getting old when...

All of the players in your new Traveller game are older than the starting characters they generate.

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2021, 07:53:12 PM »
As long as none of your Traveller players died while creating their character you're still ok...
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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2021, 09:42:15 PM »
You know you're old when you can remember Armor Class descending instead of Ascending.

You know you're old when you can remember when Elf was a class.

You know you're old when you can it was considered acceptable to throw a Disenchanter at your players.

You know you're old when you remember that a Good-aligned Drow was a novel concept.

You know you're old when you can remember when Tieflings were unheard of (me!).
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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2021, 12:03:20 AM »
You know you're old when you are using dice older than some of your players.

You know you're old when you still have and play characters that were rolled up before some of your players were born.
 

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2021, 06:51:55 AM »
You know you're old if you remember Aleena as hot.
You know you're old if you hate Bargle.
You know you're old if you insist on carrying a 10' pole.
You know you're old if you remember coloring in your dice with a crayon.

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2021, 07:36:18 AM »
- You know you are old when you say "Roll a d6" and your players of 30 years start start examining the dice and asking "Which is the d6?" - which is what always happened but now you realise that for the first time you no more have the energies to point at it.

- You know that you are old when you say "All the characters take 1d3 damage" - and when the smartest of them says "but... there is no d3..." you realise that you have no more energies, full stop.
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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2021, 08:29:51 AM »
...You and your players need to take a short rest after every encounter. even if the characters don't.

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2021, 10:56:59 AM »
You know you're old if you remember Aleena as hot.
You know you're old if you hate Bargle.
You know you're old if you insist on carrying a 10' pole.
You know you're old if you remember coloring in your dice with a crayon.
What're you talking about? Aleena was ALWAYS hot. Did they fuck up her artwork too?

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2021, 11:34:12 AM »
You know you're getting old when...

You need more than one bathroom break in a 3 hour session.
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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2021, 11:35:53 AM »
when your friend creased the "20" chit ever so slightly so she could pick it out of the pile.

when you dreamed of owning actual dice

when your friends OOOOed at the Efreeti cover of the DMG, and your non-gaming friends thinking it was a cool art. So metal!

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2021, 11:38:12 AM »
When you looked forward to the release of the AD&D 1e DMG.

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2021, 12:18:36 PM »
... when you can no longer remember which dice came with which boxed set,
Or you forget their names... no, wait! That's children...

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2021, 12:52:50 PM »
You know you're old when you can remember when Elf was a class.

No, you know you are old when you can remember when elf was not a class. That came later, dammit!

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2021, 01:08:37 PM »
You know you're old if you remember Aleena as hot.
You know you're old if you hate Bargle.
You know you're old if you insist on carrying a 10' pole.
You know you're old if you remember coloring in your dice with a crayon.
What're you talking about? Aleena was ALWAYS hot. Did they fuck up her artwork too?
She was always hot, but you have to be old to remember who she was.

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Re: You know you're getting old when... [Gaming]
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2021, 01:42:51 PM »
You know you're old if you remember thinking using different sized die for damage was a new idea.