Tom the Fanboy wrote:I will concede that since 4th edition will be eliminating the open game license I won't have to deal with the dearth of 3rd party, unbalanced, content that my fellow players seem to obsess over.
Lunaroki wrote:dearth noun - Scarcity; lack; famine.
Perhaps you mean "plethora"?
Thing is, a caster forced to use a crossbow means they are now a third-rate archer.
Punstarr wrote:I'm in the camp that's crying "DOOOOOOOOOM"... and I'll tell you why.
It's for the same reason I stopped buying anything from White-Wolf after the new "edition". I resent spending craploads of money over the years on books just to find out that they're coming out with a new edition that isn't even remotely compatible with the books I already shelled out my money for. I fully believe that this is nothing but a marketing ploy by Hasbro to attempt to get even more money from us.
"Oh, your old books are worthless now... to play the NEW D&D, you have to buy a completely NEW set of books. Give us more and more and more of your money! Then in 5 years, we'll come out with yet another incompatible system and you'll have to give us even MORE money! We're so clever..."
A new edition that's still marginally compatible with the old edition is one thing... but this? I call BS and I guarantee Hasbro will not get a dime of my money.
Disclaimer: These are my opinions and my opinions alone. I don't expect anyone to agree or disagree with me. Take it for what you will.
Punstarr wrote:My main issue is that I only just now finally bought all the core 3.5 books and now I'm being told they're about to be obsolete.
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