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Old 05-11-2007, 10:15 PM   #13
Jae Onasi
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Originally Posted by RedHawke
There is no defence of that system!

"The D20 system is an ok system for possibly trying to hook kids on the idea of playing RPG's, it is a simple-er game system to learn."
It's not just that it's simpler to learn (which it is)--it's also a quicker set-up and battles seem to move faster. It doesn't bug me that much either way as an adult--I could play either way. In terms of keeping young kids in the game longer, 3.5 seems to be a little easier to use. I don't know if that's a selling point though--"So easy a 6 year old can use it!!"

And as long as we have fun role-playing and telling the story, that's the important thing for us.


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