#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 4: The Game Most Played Last Year

Today's #RPGaDAY question: which RPG have I played the most this past year? Well, that's Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. We've been playing through the Princes of the Apocalypse campaign setting most weeks, a few hours at a time for over a year now, but the cracks are starting to show in the product (and game system) and, well, I'm just hoping we'll finish soon and move onto something else. Before the new edition of D&D came out, I was done with the fantasy genre. I hated the complexity of third edition D&D (and 3.5 and Pathfinder) and fourth edition just wasn't anything that I would have considered "fun". The only option I was looking at for fantasy role-playing was the Dragon Age RPG, which seemed to take forever to publish set 3, the upper-level ruleset, but I know that was a significant delay due to licensing approvals. We would have been playing that if the licensor would have approved the...
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#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 19 – Favorite Published Adventure

Last year, I wrote about an adventure for AD&D 2 for my Favorite Published Adventure. Has it changed since then? Yes, but you'll see why in a moment. (Provided, of course, I manage to write about that before this goes live.) Take it away, last year me: Another easy one for me: Bruce Nesmith’s The Created, adventure RM2 with the big RAVENLOFT logo for AD&D 2nd edition. It really doesn’t make sense for TSR to publish this adventure the way they did. The Created is marketed as a Ravenloft product, but it really isn’t: the adventurers ride through mists (the standard way to enter that campaign) in a town, are trapped in a mini-domain, defeat the evil mastermind, and the mini-domain returns to the real campaign setting. It’s more of a Ravenloft one-shot. If you were running a Ravenloft campaign, you might pick this up because it’s a Ravenloft module, but then you really can’t use it as written. If you weren’t running...
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