D&D 5E 5E Survivor - 5th Edition Survives! [+]

Omand

Hero
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 21
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 36
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 26


Corrected errors between Post #839 and #840
 

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pumasleeve

Explorer
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 36
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 24
 

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 23
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 36
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 22
 

I‘m due to run some 1e games in the near future for the first time since the 80’s. We normally play 5e and for the bulk of my group 5e is the first version that they have played. The common complaint from older players is the power creep and less distinct roles of each class. When I’ve recently read AD&D, I quickly realised that back in the day I was really just playing B/X and using the odd table from AD&D. I wanted to learn the rules by the book so I could teach my players but found the rules to be disjointed and unclear. Looking at sites like Dragonsfoot, I found countless arguments and disagreements about a lot of the rules, combat in particular. I set about the task of making my own edit of the rules, laying out the chapters like they are in 5e by combining parts of the PHB and DMG and translating Gygaxian into English. I’ve also include many footnotes when I think I am interpreting rather than rewording. It’s been a massive project but I really love the charm and innocence of the old rules. It’s kind of like reading an ancient tome and discovering hidden truths. Certainly, 5e is much more clearly written which it should be after nearly 50 years of the genre but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a better game. The recent changes to things like race, height and weight have really soured my opinion of 5e as well. I’m really looking forward to playing AD&D and hope I can recapture the magic of my early games. So for me, I’m currently voting yes for AD&D and no for 5e
 
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DollarD

Long-time Lurker
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 23 - 2 = 21
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 36
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 22 + 1 = 23
 

Lanefan

Victoria Rules
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 36
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 21

Looks like 1e and 5e are going to drag each other down; interesting in that once it got down to these five I expected 1e and 5e would be the last two standing.
 


The Glen

Legend
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 34
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 35
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 20
 

Argyle King

Legend
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 34
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32 + 1 = 33
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 35
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 20 - 2 = 18
 

Zio_the_dark

The dark one :)
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 34

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 35
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 19
 

Tallifer

Hero
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 34
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 35 -2 =33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 19 +1 =20
 

Jacob Lewis

Ye Olde GM
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 34 + 1 = 35
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 20 - 2 = 18
 

DataDwarf

Explorer
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 22 - 2 = 20
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 35
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 18 + 1 = 19
 

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 20
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 33
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 20


Able was I ere I saw Elba

Also, love the leveling modularity of BECMI
 

RoughCoronet0

Dragon Lover
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 20-2=18
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 33
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 20+1=21
 

billd91

Not your screen monkey (he/him)
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 18
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 31
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 22
 

OB1

Jedi Master
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 18
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 31-2=29
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 22+1=23
 

Ath-kethin

Elder Thing
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 18
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 29 - 2 = 27
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 31
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 33 + 1 = 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 23
 


Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 18+1 = 19
BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 27
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 32
Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 34
Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition 21-2 = 19
 

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