Yeah. My fellow DM who is like that does allow homebrew sometimes, and is usually fine with UA stuff, but we have like two or three houserules, tops. None of us want to halfway rebuild 5e into a new game. We just want to play.
I’ve been quite poor. I have felt nearly overwhelming gratitude over $10 given freely, and choking, shaking, rage at the same amount lost for reasons beyond my control. I have eaten or not eaten because of the mood of strangers.
I just don’t care about the specific thing that you...
I find that such mechanics slow things down more than they add to the experience, but goals aren’t as bad as the other widgets that add to rolls and thus constantly get discussed when we should be just resolving the damned action and moving on.