25 January, 2016

Is this what the OSR is trying to get back to?

There are certain things that nostalgia chooses not to remember.

Every time I play and "Old School" game, I fear that things might end up the way they did in this article.

Heaven knows, the "Pathfinder" game I was a part of last year veered dangerously close to this territory. Things totally out of your control as a player, people hating each other because rules were followed to the letter rather than to the spirit...

...maybe I'm being a bit harsh. But I think it's that final comment that's the clincher here, the spirit of the rules versus the letter of the rules.

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