Honestly I just don’t understand how a book being too difficult to run is good.
Is this just gatekeeping by “elite” gamers?
@jameschip Yup. Exactly.
@jameschip I think on some level, when you're used to X and get a more complex version of X, then it feels like a pleasant challenge - and way less scary than, say, looking at Y.
The reason I say this is that I find a lot of D&D players refuse to look at other games for one reason or another. It doesn't have to be actual gatekeeping as much as the above.
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@jameschip What book?
@draft13 rime of the frostmaiden.
To be fair the book might be ok, im sure the art is excellent. It just seems an odd sell.
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