Cyborg IM1 wrote:
If it all started with Runequest, then where does Chaosium's "Worlds of Wonder" fit into this?
It was a kind of first incarnation of what became today's BRP, an early
attempt to turn the Runequest system into a generic system for all gen-
res. Unfortunately Chaosium did not build upon this, so a good start led
Which "branch" does WoW fall into the Aeon Branch, D100 SRD Branch or the Legend Branch? (Are there more branches?)
I would see it as its own branch of the "family tree", although there were
only some fan projects building upon it until Chaosium remembered the idea
much later on and published today's BRP.
All in all, the "d100 story" is even more complex than the "Traveller story",
because even more publishers were involved in it. There are quite a num-
ber of "branches" which I have not mentioned, some close relatives as well
as many distant ones like Hero Quest or Pendragon, among them both offi-
cial ones like those from Avalon Hill as well as "bastards" which are obvious
descendants of a "family member", but with a questionable legal status.