Friday, October 17, 2014

Quick Note - We Need a Thunder Rift Appreciation Day!

The more I delve into TSR's Thunder Rift setting for Basic D&D the more I fall in love with it. This is understandable as my young self was the target audience for this setting back in the early 1990s. So as I read Knight of the Newts and the Thunder Rift setting guide the more I want to run a game in that setting and so off to the internet I go ... only to find a lot of dislike for it. Over at Dragonsfoot the consensus seems to be that it is a flawed and unplayable setting and while there is an entire forum dedicated to the setting it is small and hasn't been used in nearly a year.

So I have decided to say that we need to have a Thunder Rift Day! A Day in which we can all go "hey look! This is pretty damn cool!" a day of stories from game sessions long past, a day of NEW sessions in old modules ... or mayhap new modules ... to relive or rekindle interest in a smaller setting.

So, what say you OSR? What say you Dungeons & Dragons gamers? Shall we do this thing?

2 comments:

  1. If you want some more info and/or fan based materials on TR, then try ...

    http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewforum.php?f=45

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