We ended up getting shown twilight 2000 and then went down the Shadowrun rabbit hole.
We all kind of avoided paladium after that. I still have a few Paladium books but they are all a mess in format and hard to learn without someone running a game for us.
No, there is an assumption to be made that when one states an opinion they are referring to themselves and their own tastes. I never made a claim that I speak for everyone and I don't accept an insinuation that I did. Sorry
Then why use a system at all and not just go free form?
Why have any discussion at all about editions or different systems if it simply comes down to role playing in the end?
Its a Role Playing GAME
I play games for the mechanics of them and the mastery of said mechanics. That is part of the...
I made a campaign for forgotten realms on a new island near the Moonsahes. I was amazed by how many races Forgotten realms has from previous editions that never made it into 5e. In this case, i think they just decided to front load the main book with races because they always planned a core +1...
I've played every edition of D&D over decades. I'm able to tell the difference between system flaws and DM flaws, I am also familiar with all of the resources to find groups.
What I am describing is a fundamental problem with game pacing and that all of your character decisions are done and...