Agreed, Frost. I think the CKG needs to get done. Once that is out the door, that demon will be slain.
I don't get too much into the clone games, myself. I understand why they came into existence. I applaud that, actually. Or at least why they were supposed to be in existence. But now that they've become "poor man's [old system]" or "poor man's [old system] with some tweaks" I've passed on them. When they were barebones systems for which to contribut to the "old school" movement, they held much more esteem to me. This is just my opinion and it's not meant to be fuel to any debate.
I do understand breaking someone into the hobby with a basic system clone, though. Despite what I said, I can unserstand it. For me, it'll be the Red Box. Or it will be S&W...maybe. But with my (aforementioned) viewpoint, I'll probably go with the former. One thing I can agree with, and many others probably can too, is what was said about expanding the hooby and how best to do it. I think our children (for those that have children) is going to be a large part of the hobby's future...if it's to have one. And whether it's 4e, C&C, some clone game, or whatever - as long as children are getting into the hobby, it stands a chance.
LD's C&C creations - the witch, a half-ogre, skill and 0-level rules
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