#1 Most of the time it feels more like a set of guidelines rather than a straitjacket
#2 Less fiddly rules. Most of the time its "roll stat and go"
#3 Easier prep time with less annoying stat blocks to deal with.
#4 Character Generation takes a matter of minutes for most levels and maybe half an hour for something epic.
#5 There is a lot of material out there to choose from and a lot of it is cheap to free.
#6 Its easy to customize
#7 The community is pretty cool
#8 Less Min/Maxing opportunity for players
#9 It usually encourages a smarter play style
#10 Its fun
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