It has been making the rounds recently that Wizards of the Coast will be reviving “the classic campaign settings.” Best guesses have been: Spelljammer; Planescape; Dark Sun.
Let's talk about Dark Sun for a minute. I've been waiting for an excuse. Why not now?
Athas, the world
“Hey, do you still play D&D?”
I've heard this more often lately. A lot of my friends and acquaintances suddenly have a much more open-minded opinion about my hobby now that everyone's been forced into bored desperation. But one thing I've never been is a gatekeeper.
I have ranted and raved about Dungeons & Dragons constantly, here and elsewhere, since 1996 when a classmate sold me on the concept during a middle school science class when we should have been paying attention to a lecture on the Periodic Table. While I