My very own BX Ascending Retroclone that turns Skills into Saving Thow categories is the Deal of the Day at DriveThruRPG for the next 22 hours and its only 80¢!
Why would Worlds of Wonder be ignored? And before the BGB there was a very slim BRP being sold at retail.
When did Chaosium start calling it Basic Role Play?
Additionally, when did Mechanoids, Palladium Fantasy, & Heroes Unlimited hit retail? I believe Kevin stumps for being the first house...
Yeah, I suppose you are right. I think a lot of Greg Stafford though. RuneQuest, Pendragon, Ghostbusters, Prince Valiant, & HeroQuest blazed trails that the rest of the industry eventually followed. I remember reading RQ2 and thinking about the bells & whistles others would pull from it and it...
That is great feedback and in all honestly I think its more an idiosyncracy within me than a problem with the rules. I have similar problems with the D6 system & Storyteller/Storytelling/Storypath systems.
I've tried to love SW since Shane wrote about it during the "Great White Games" days and he talked about the books just being 3-hole punched sheets like AD&D 2E's Monstrous Compendium so that errata could be added at any time.
What I have found is that I like hit points or rather I hate wound...
Here is my thinking, Greg created Chaosium. Greg created Glorantha. He co-created RuneQuest which led to Call of Cthulhu & BRP. So, for me, he is an essential part of the evolution of BRP. Pendragon, IMO, is BRP with a d20.
I don't think Alternity is a BRP-derived game, however, it was designed...
Thundarr the Barbarian
Masters of the Universe, especially the mini-comics set before Prince Adam
Conan the Barbarian by Roy Thomas & John Buscema
Tarzan movies on Sunday morning & the DC comic series
Warlord DC comic series
Adventures of the...