Old School – New School Analysis

Some interesting thoughts around this OS vs NS gaming divide. MERP being an old favorite of mine, this had me contemplating on that in new ways. I’ve always been a fan of the character creation process…Indeed, where is the “Game” in MERP? Well done!



A player quitting my MERP (Middle-Earth Role Playing) campaign has caused me to think really carefully about the Rolemaster system. Because my lost gamer so very much enjoyed Yggdrasill, I have consequently framed my thoughts by comparing Rolemaster to that Vikings fantasy rules set. I’m seeking to understand what my gamer might have liked about Yggdrasill […]

via Where Precisely Is the “Game” in MERP/Rolemaster? — Home of Old Norse Old School Roleplaying

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