Originally Posted by REDREAD
When I played, when you reached zero hit points, you were dead. End of story. Today's players are babied. When they reach zero hit points they are only unconscious.
Gaining experience points for treasure. Magic-Users, not Wizards and Sorcerers. Clerics don't receive spells at 1st level. Backstab, not Sneak Attack. Nobody gets skills except Thieves (not "Rogues"). Bards were the most powerful class. And when I played, we didn't roll for additional hit points after 9th level - and we liked