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We have C&C in common, but what other RPG's do you like enough to run and/or play? Here is my list:

Legend of the 5 Rings (fan of the 4th edition too!)

CORTEX

Eclipse Phase

Traveller (Mega Traveller was my long time favorite, now on board with Mongoose' version)

Shadowrun (4th edition is my favorite, but I have loved it since 1E)

EPICrpg

Mutants and Masterminds (I am very interested in 3E, but 2E is my fav)

True 20, especially with the Excalibur rules set, and my house rules I came up with for it.

Warhammer 2E (still very luke warm to 3E)

Aces and Eights

Hackmaster Basic (even though I love using 4E as resources)

Starblazers

Dresden Files (I was only recently won over to the FATE systems.)

GURPS, 4E is the version I actually played for a while in Monterey, CA. Been using their resource books for decades.

I am sure I will think of others after I submit this post.
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My favorite games of all time are:
1. OD&D / C&C (I run both in a similar way, so count 'em together)
2. Amber Diceless

Close behind are:
3. Metamorphosis Alpha 1E
4. Tunnels & Trolls

Quite a few others I enjoy:
Empire of the Petal Throne, Classic Traveller, Boot Hill, Gamma World, Sorcerer, and 7th Sea (roll and keep version).

In general I prefer games with fewer rules and more room for me to be creative, rather than games with extensive rules for every situation.
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Hmm, there are a lot of RPGs that I look upon favorably, but i'll some that I love, excluding C&C which is my absolute fav.

Basic Dungeons & Dragons
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Revised
Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play, 2nd edition.
Robotech
Rifts
Call of Cthulhu
Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0.
d20 Modern
Dark Heresy

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Original Traveller
D&D 2nd ed
Pendragon
Star Wars (WEG d6)
WHFRPG 2nd ed
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OD&D (through my rules variant)
Tunnels & Trolls
Gamma World, 2d Edition
Classic Traveller (DUH!)
FASA Star Trek
DC Heroes

I have other games I quite enjoy, like Star Wars d6, but not enough to play them. Mine them for ideas? Yeah.

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Call of Cthulhu
Gamma World 1e/2e
Classic Traveller - how can you not like a game where you can die during character creation ;)
Star Frontiers
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Empire of the Petal Throne (but a home-brewed version)
Ars Magica
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Many of the games I enjoy have been said, but I will reiterate anyway:

Original Dungeons and Dragons

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons 1st Edition

Warhammer Fantasy Role Play 1st Edition

Arduin

Toon

Paranoia

Gamma World 1st Edition

Boot Hill 1st or 2nd Edition

Shadowrun 1st or 2nd Edition [prefer mixing them together, actually]

The Arcanum 1st or 2nd Edition

Basic Role Play [includes Call of Cthulhu -- actual favorite is Worlds of Wonder]

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At the moment I'm more of a reader/collector than a player (although I hope to make that change a bit in the future) but the systems which interest me the most...

Aces & Eights
HackMaster Basic
Dark Heresy/Rogue Trader/Deathwatch
WFRPG
Lejendary Adventure
Tunnels & Trolls

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OD&D
1E AD&D
Metamorphesis Alpha all eds
Gamma World 1,2 and 4 ed.
Boot hill 2 and 3 ed
Hackmaster 4e

Tri Trac games et all..
...Fringeworthy
...Brearu 13
...FTL 2448
...Rogue 417 etc...

Rifts /paladium
Champions
V&V
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AD&D 1E/2E
Mutants & Masterminds
GURPS 3E

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Do I view favorably? Just about all of them, especially if they emphasize role-playing and actual problem-solving over number crunch mechanics. :D

But my faves are most likely:

AD&D 1E/2E
Marvel Advanced (Blue Box TSR)
Ars Magica
Exalted
Pathfinder
Mutants & Masterminds
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1. B/X Dungeons & Dragons
2. Classic Traveller
3. Call of Cthulu
4. Mongoose's Conan (although I've converted it to C&C because v3.5 is just TOO MUCH)
5. Decipher's Lord of the Rings

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O/B/A D&D

Lejendary Adventures

Metamorphosis Alpha

Tunnels & Trolls

WHFRPG 1E/2E

Classic Traveller

Empire of the Petal Throne

Gamma World

Dangerous Journeys

Star Frontiers

Starsiege

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2e
Basic Fantasy RPG
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Omote wrote:Hmm, there are a lot of RPGs that I look upon favorably, but i'll some that I love, excluding C&C which is my absolute fav.

Basic Dungeons & Dragons
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Revised
Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play, 2nd edition.
Robotech
Rifts
Call of Cthulhu
Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0.
d20 Modern
Dark Heresy

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Tunnels and Trolls 5.5ish

OD&D

Microlite D20

Savage Worlds

Labyrinth Lords

Swords & Wizardry Complete

Dungeons and dragons 1st Edition

Gamme World 1&2

Star Frontiers

Mutants and Masterminds


Pathfinder"As a player only"

D&D4E "as a Player only"

Boot Hill 3E "as a player only"

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D&D 4E
Mongoose Traveller w/ CT adventures
Labyrinth Lord
Call of Cthulhu
MechWarrior RPG
Shadowrun

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Too many to name, but this is mah short list:

Dark Heresy/Rogue Trader/MOTHAEFFIN DEATHWATCH
Savage Worlds
WFRP 2nd edition
OD&D/BD&D/1st edition AD&D (and some clones such as S&W)
Dragon Warriors
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B/X (Moldvay/Cook) D&D (this was "my" D&D as a kid, with stuff ported/borrowed from the DMG, but never really 1e)

Rules Cyclopedia D&D

3rd Edition D&D (yes, I am a heretic lol.... I liked 3e and still do, I only got turned off by the ever-increasing splat explosion... and I turned away before 3.5)

Victory's James Bond RPG

Star Frontiers

StarSiege (not really "other" as it's a SIEGE game)

Gamma World 1992 edition (Ward/Nesmith)
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I like 3E too, Pathfinder included. Just don't expect me to run it or to put it high on my priority lists of games to play. That splat explosion you mention almost killed the hobby for me. But it has great rules with great ideas in them, and Pathfinder even more so.
So I like 3E, and buy waaaaay too much Pathfinder, so if your a heretic, so am I.
Since its 20,000 I suggest "Captain Nemo" as his title. Beyond the obvious connection, he is one who sails on his own terms and ignores those he doesn't agree with...confident in his journey and goals.
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TMNT & Other Strangeness- Used to read the comics and was blown away when I found the rpg and saw a tv cartoon version. I don't really like Palladium systems in general but TMNT is just about scaled down enough to keep in hand. I had/hope to still have alot of fun playing this game.

Gunslingers and Gamblers-
Decent system. A tweak or two and pinching some background/flavour from Coyote Trail turned it into my fave wild west rpg. I don't like class based or hit points in wild west rpg's, nor too much magic (more surprise/doubt for the players when I add in freaky bits later!).

D&D 0e/1e/2e- Where I cut my gaming teeth. Played more or less a hybridised version of these when we were kids. Started to get turned off with the endless splat/2.5ing of the game (a common theme for many editions!). I would happily still play any of these.

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Pendragon (4th Edition) - Chaosium
DC Heroes (3rd Edition) - Mayfair Game
Shadowrun (3rd Edition) - FASA
AD&D (1st & 2nd Edition) -TSR
Basic D&D (Moldvay) - TSR
Star Frontiers - TSR
Gamma World (4th Edition) - TSR
Savage Worlds - Pinnacle
Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition) - Chaosium
Traveller - Mongoose
Feng Shui - Atlas Games (?)
Fantasy Hero (4th Edition) - Hero Games
Champions (4th Edition) - Hero Games
Star Wars - West End Games
James Bond 007 - Mayfair Games

I'm sure that I'm forgetting others that I've played and really dug.
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Fudge.

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Every edition of Dungeons and Dragons except for 4th.
True 20(Blue Rose)
Old and New World of Darkness(all of it more or less)

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BECMI D&D/Rules Cyclopedia D&D
AD&D 1e
AD&D 2e
D&D 3.x
GURPS
nWoD
WFRP
Star Wars RCR
Star Wars Saga
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  1. The FATE system
  2. Seige Engine
  3. OD&D
  4. EABA
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