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 […]
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