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Old school essentials vs Basic/Expert Remastered
« on: August 30, 2019, 10:52:02 AM »
So I've listened to the episodes of SoD covering these two projects, but I'm still trying to wrap my head around comparing the two of them against each-other.

These are both  new takes/organizations/edits on the same basic edition of D&D? How are they different? How are they similar?

I was looking to get into playing basic D&D, as I started playing D&D like a month or two before 3rd edition came out, so while I was learning about THAC0 and whatnot, a shiny new version came out that kinda took over, and I haven't really gone back to older editions except to play Baldur's Gate1 and Icewind Dale1, so I'm not that familiar with basic.

I kinda want to get both, but I'm wondering if it is worth it to get both of these, or if one is preferable over another.