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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #120 on: December 30, 2015, 09:37:41 AM »
That is an interesting poll. The vast majority of players started with RM2 or before.

I wonder how many people made the switch to RMSS or FRP? The RMU boards seem pretty evenly divided between RM2 and RMSS though.
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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #121 on: December 30, 2015, 10:13:21 AM »
Here's a small pic [Attachment].  Await approval.

That is an interesting poll. The vast majority of players started with RM2 or before.

I wonder how many people made the switch to RMSS or FRP? The RMU boards seem pretty evenly divided between RM2 and RMSS though.

Yes.  It is.  87.3% for ≤RM2; 94.1% for ≤RMSS.

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Re-wrote the world from memory, re-naming it Onaviu.  And ported it into RMU Bv1 at the same time.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #122 on: December 30, 2015, 10:36:31 AM »
Started with MERP and then the RM2 boxed set in high school. (I think? Maybe it was RM2 and then MERP.) Our current RMSS campaign started with the RM2 rules but quickly switched over the RMSS once we discovered it. That was in the 1990's. We will probably switch to RMU once the rules are finalized. Running a separate game in the RMU beta lets us see how that will go.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #123 on: January 05, 2016, 01:25:54 PM »
My current campaign world started with the boxed set and mimeographed sheets.  I have included most of RMSS and left it there, but I have used the same setting for other (DnD and Pathfinder) games and always converted back to RMSS.  Most of my players like the campaign and rule set.

We are looking at using RMU when it it finalized.  We have a test game running now using the Beta 2 rules.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #124 on: January 06, 2016, 12:42:57 PM »
As a teenager with MERP back in 2002, run a campaign and played online on forums along with some sessions at the table. Then RMFRP for just a little while, then stopped played because of writer's block just when I found HARP.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #125 on: April 30, 2017, 12:51:34 PM »
The first ICS game I played was MERP 1st Ed. in 1984 or 1985, then with full on Rolemaster soon after that.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #126 on: April 30, 2017, 02:23:52 PM »
As with the majority, modified RM2(Crystal Warrior Mage, anyone?) with MERP/T$R adventures.

Later to RM2 ShadowWorld, with a sprinkling of RMSS rules applied but more just for owning the books than using the ruleset...didn't bother with RMFRP(watered down RMSS with a tonne of replication without full citing of rules/too many errors).

I think this is why most folks want to see a return to RM2 glory days at the height of ICE's success.

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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #127 on: May 03, 2017, 04:31:13 PM »
Cyberspace - I ran it back in the day though I owned the 1st RM box set; it was too confusing at the time.
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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #128 on: May 03, 2017, 10:12:48 PM »
I conned my parents into buying me the big blue box for Christmas in 87.
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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #129 on: May 07, 2017, 04:00:57 AM »
Mainly MERP around '88.
Later we incorporated some Rolemaster rules and Shadow world modules.
Also we had lots of Drangonlance campaings with self made stat and bonus conversions.
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Re: When did you start playing ICE rpg's?
« Reply #130 on: May 15, 2017, 01:42:39 PM »
Technically it was pre-Rolemaster.
It was when Arms Law came out.
There was no Rolemaster yet.  ;)

 

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