From X-treme Dungeon Mastery
Chapter Fifteen: The XD20 Basic Game
Once in an XDM's lifetime, a revolutionary concept of unprecedented power manifests itself to the gaming world. For the gamers of the Renaissance it was the invention of the twenty-sided die. For you my lucky friend, it's the XD20 game system. You learn this simple system once and you will never have to learn another system... ever again. Ever wanted to play a Jedi master who fights Lord Soth in Toon Town, without having to do Insane calculations that breakdown the very physics of time and space? Ever wished you could teach your buddy how to play his first dungeon crawl without having to hand him volume after volume of player's references, tables, and charts? Ever wanted a system that will make it actually possible (however unlikely) for a level one halfling to kill a level 24 death knight? My dear friends of the XDM fraternity, the time has come. Welcome to the XD20 Pole playing Game System!
The XD20 Role playing Game System, produced exclusively for XDMs, is a shift in gaming paradigms. With this game system you will soon be taking your players on fantastic adventures that are filled with the same excitement, wonder, and impending doom that you recall so fondly from when adventure games were new.
If you're like us, you've spent a lot of time,
effort, and creativity on games which are so complicatedly daunting that you are the only person in your house who could possibly play them. Let's face it: We are surrounded by games that no one is willing to play with us. Indeed, there is a high likelihood that your spouse, friend, mother, father, sister, brother, or children flee at the very mention of one of your role playing games.
Well not any more!
Welcome to the XD20 Basic All-Purpose Role Play Game. For you Role playing Aficionados out there, this is the Basic version of the XD20 game system. The Advanced version contains a lot more words and strives to maintain the illusion of being overly complicated. But this basic version is the game you can play with your parents, spouse, friends, siblings, or kids.
Think of it as an olive branch, the bridge between our world and the rest of humanity.