I decided to try doing the Reverb Gamers thing, but all at once because I’d rather do one big post than 31 tiny ones.
#1: What was your first roleplaying experience? Who introduced you to it? How did that introduction shape the gamer you’ve become?
In middle school my friend Alan got us into Palladium’s Robotech RPG. From then through much of high school various Palladium games dominated my gaming, and I think the fact that every other RPG I looked at had better rules made me appreciate good game design where some people seem inclined to gloss over it on the basis that the GM can fudge a bad game into submission.
#2: What is it about gaming that you enjoy the most? Why do you game? Is it the adrenaline rush, the social aspect, or something else?
It would be hard to narrow down to just one time. I guess I like the in-the-moment creativity of it.
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