Unhelpful tirade snipped. Vote abstained.
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Edit: In retrospect this ^ seems even more jerkish, I basically wanted to let you know that I read the article but didn't have anything constructive to say and felt my opinions on the subject might color my vote.
Pathfinder is now the second-youngest D&D game out there, the youngest being 5E. Much like how Pathfinder is updated 3.5 (which is updated 3E) this is a relatively modern example of old-school.
I used the motif of rats in the basement because that is one of the first tropes of D&D gaming, and it subverts that to some extent. What should be the wholesale slaughter of the Ratfolk is not nearly as easy as it would first seem.
Tucker's Kobolds is one of those D&D legends that is up there with a Gazebo; everyone aspires to run a "Tucker's Kobolds" at least once. You can get more information in the description link if you are unfamiliar, but the premise is a bunch of monsters which the party considers insignificant use smart tactics to take them down a few pegs. There really is no way to express a comprehensive dungeon version of that which does not rely on mechanics, and d20 is steeped in piling on advantages and disadvantages as you can see from the Relevant Rules appendix, a Swarmer whose ability to hit is only +10 effectively becomes something like +24.
Runequest is percentile based, so from what I understand of Eclipse Phase (also percentile based) modifying this is fairly easy.
Rats in the Basement, now with support for percentile based systems.
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Edits: WYSIWYG y u lie to me and put spaces everywhere?