You might be wondering why a guy like me would be playing First Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. And yet, here I am in 2017 playing AD&D more than any other tabletop RPG.
It’s strange especially now! In my opinion, tabletop roleplaying is going through a bit of a renaissance. 5th Edition D&D is drawing new players in and old players back. The success of sites such as DriveThruRPG makes independent games readily available. And beyond that, the vast variety of games available simply makes it a very fun and fertile time for tabletop roleplaying. So, yes, it is odd that I would go back and play AD&D 1e.
Since MadCleric.com has recently seen an upward spike in new readers, I thought I’d give you a more clear and comprehensive on the when, why, and how of my current AD&D project entitled, Chasing the Dragon: