Archive | March 2, 2012

My Favorite Clone

Which clone is your favorite clone? Do you need a clone at all? Obviously, “clone wars” can become the OSR version of “edition” wars – and it’s not an entirely unrelated set of subjects. Some people, I know, actually prefer the Holmes’ “Basic” to the OD&D (Oe) “White Box” rules. Others champion the “Red Box” or “B/X” (Basic/Expert). As each clone represents a different attempt to mimic one of the iconic rules sets, it’s natural to find partisans drifting to one clone or the other. Me, I dig “Swords & Wizardy: Whitebox” (S&W:WB).

Here’s why…

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