Geeks Next Door – The Endless Debate
This is a guest post from Geeks Next Door. They agreed to write D&D-related strips for Dungeon Mastering and share their thoughts on their creative process, as well as their Dungeons and Dragons adventures. Enjoy!
Thoughts from the Geeks Next Door
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JESSI – Oh yeah. We’re going there. I think we can keep it civil, though. Which edition is your personal favorite and why? First Edition has a very special place in my heart; when I was younger, I was poking around in the library, and I found some first edition books. I pored over them and thought, “this is neat – looks hard”. No one I talked to seemed really interested in playing in or running a game, so it was always in the back of my head. Last time I went to the same library (which was… …a while ago, before Fourth Ed. got released), they had a LOT of D&D books, including some of the Bestiary-type things and AD&D, which I thought was cool. Didn’t see the books I had seen in my youth, though…
MATT – Yes, I’m personally most comfortable with 3.5 — if only because I started playing D&D right after 3.0 debuted. I do have a copy of 4th edition, but I haven’t yet gotten to play, let alone run. And I don’t have any earlier editions for obvious reasons (.pdfs what?). When you get down to it, though, I suppose I just like Vancian magic and prestige classes. (THIS STATEMENT IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO SUGGEST (READER’S FAVORITE EDITION) IS INFERIOR TO MY TASTE AND/OR TRIGGER FLAMEWARS. SERIOUSLY.)
MAGGIE – My boobs look like they’re on fire. Oh well. I didn’t know that there were that many editions of geekdom. I thought there was only one. The only bard I know was Shakespeare, and I don’t think he played anything like that. I don’t think I’d really get that angry, either – I’m pretty tolerant of geekiness. I’m a worldly woman like that.