Friday, April 26, 2013

Relative Popularities of OSR Games

If G+ community size is any indicator...

634 - Swords & Wizardry
551 - Original D&D
549 - Dungeon Crawl Classics
512 - Advanced D&D
329 - Lamentations of the Flame Princes
236 - Adventurer Conqueror King
222 - Labyrinth Lord
209 - Castles and Crusades
208 - Basic Fantasy
143 - Talislanta
124 - Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea
119 - Adventures Dark and Deep
115 - Holmes Basic
110 - Basic / Expert D&D
97   - AD&D 2e
70   - Delving Deeper

For Reference:

2142 - Pathfinder
1465 - OSR Group
1430 - Dungeon World
1195 - Savage Worlds
733   - D&D Next
653   - D&D (4e)
437   - GURPS
365   - Shadowrun 

7 comments:

  1. The Adventures Dark and Deep group has 119...

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  2. The OSR community itself seems to have a nice solid 1465, Holmes Basic has 115, Sci Fi OSR has 241, and Vintage Role Playing Games has 425.

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  3. Not OSR I know but Dungeon World is on 1430.

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  4. The Talislanta Community certainly deserves a place on this list. It's definitely Old School, even if we only have 143 members.

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  5. Here are some others. The various Fate groups add up to a large Fate community.

    Fate Core (Fate)
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117231873544673522940
    2355 Members

    Diaspora (Fate)
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108420228611056086227
    447 Members

    Fate Points (Fate)
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101739075973437810275
    121 Members

    Dresden Files (Fate)
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103623211858736375716
    123 Members

    Cortex RPG
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/107179089720484737857
    430 Members

    Mouseguard
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/106749458832836449079
    248 Members

    Shadowrun
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103623211858736375716
    152 Members

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