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Re: (TFT) The day the music died

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From: "David Michael Grouchy II" <david_michael_grouchy_ii@hotmail.com>
To: <tft@brainiac.com>

> >From: "Ty Beard" <tbeard@tyler.net>
> >
> >It was 1st ed. Chivalry and Sorcery that killed the music for me. I
> >think one reason I cling to TFT (however bastardized) is that it does
> >evoke a simpler time...
> Ty,
>    I get the impression that the guy who wrote C&S spent a lot more time
> writing rules then actually running games.  This may have been o.k. if he
> wrote out a specific campaign and cultures in great detail.  More like
> Tecumel.  But is seems like he wrote more rules to inflict on the players
> than anything.

It was dense, that's for sure. There actually were some good ideas that
could be grafted onto a D&D game, as well as a host of data on medieval
society. But unlike Glorantha or even Tekumel, the game engine was simply
too painful to play.

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