old school

To understand what the campaign means by “Old School” please see Gary Gygax’s article from Dragon #102, October 1985.

Here is the opening paragraph, which, in many ways captures the style of this campaign…

“There was a long period of time when action, rather than role playing, was the major focus of gaming, and this was especially true with respect to tournament scenarios at conventions. Thus, an AD&D game scenario would typically stress combat with monsters to achieve the goal set before the characters. Now, the pendulum has swung the other way – much emphasis is being placed on how well the player takes on the role of his or her character. Before this trend goes too far, it is time to consider what the typical role-playing game is all about.”


“Role-playing” is a modifier of the noun “game.” We are dealing with a game which is based on role-playing, but it is first and foremost a game."

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old school

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