"I agree, I don't think that a major company that doesn't think about its fan base is ever really going to profit. They are simply going to kick out a new version every couple of years, hoping that the base continues to buy what they…"
"I'm with you. Sometimes when a bunch of us get together and we really weren't expecting to game, the mood turns to adventure and I get pushed to run. At that point, I switch into a mode that I simply call DM's Whim. …"
"That is exactly my point. Why are they focusing on the player? They should be focusing on the DM. Their job is huge in trying to prepare for a party's adventure. It takes me a month to set up my adventures for any…"
"Funny you mention jumping to chandeliers. You wouldn't believe how often one of us in the group either plays a swashbuckler, or someone that is flashy like one. I've always found that the most important part of any game session…"
"Ahhh... you are a real time player? Command and Conquer and stuff like that? I can understand why you are used to the grid being on the map. You see, the maps that Gygax and Arneson drew, used the grids simply for…"
"I'm sorry, Mike. I think I misled you. I'm all about mapping. I want the players to be able to see where they are on the map. I want them to be able to se how the enemy is moving. I've played Battletech…"
"Mike, you need a grid in order to visualize the battlefield? In a pinch, we get a deck of cards to lay out walls. Line of sight is a simple thing to figure out with common sense. Firing into combat is a simple matter to deal…"
"Well, being a GM for over 30 years, I have quite an opinion on them and how they have killed the game that I've loved for so long. When they took over the brand and came out with the 3rd edition, they made a LOT of promises. Those…"