Dragons Are for White Kids with Money: On the Friction of Geekdom and Race really speaks to the level of idiocy in the Social Justice Warrior movement that seems to be infecting role-playing of late. Here’s a few select cuts…
The talkee-talkee, can’t have combat – MUST RP folks have gone even further over the bend. NOW they are even trying to shoehorn 21st century politically correct gender/race politics into gaming campaigns. I just read this abomination from Reddit’s RPG subreddit.
The Deck of Many Things, by William O’Connor Studios. Published in Dungeon Magazine #177, the article itself is meaningless, its 4e (maybe 5e early) so ignore it as the effects do not match 1e/2e.
Was discussing gaming with my players on Saturday. We’re all older gamers, playing AD&D 1e, and all used to game togeather years ago before RL got a grip that lasted almost 30 years. Started out with our observations on major differences between old vs new gaming.
While I normally do not like things where animals might have gotten hurt, this one brings back memories…
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Found this on a gaming humor site…but if you read close, its very good instructions to the new players, especially the last line ‘Remember: If you can’t find the trap with your eyes, you will eventually find it with your hit points’.
What do I think is ‘Old School Gaming’? Woo! This one is gonna be LONG.
A friend that plays 4th ed emailed this to me. It is from quite a few years back, which would place the author in the 4e era of ‘D&D for those that never wish to lose.’ Read the blog post at THIS LINK, then my responses.
Back when I was in college and later, just graduated, I would go to a gaming convention not far from my college and within driving distance from home. Founded and ran by NIGA (Northeastern Indiana Gamers Association) the con was called Pentacon.
Welcome to oldschoolgamers.net! I am going to kick things off with this first official post, though the site is still under heavy construction and with much missing content.