Current Thoughts on the OSR

I think the renaissance has happened. We should drop the R.

I think movements are easier to identify “post mortem”, so to speak. The OSR is getting easier to talk about as time goes on, but nobody really know what we’re in now...a post-OSR? Do It Yourself (DIY)? Old school vs new school? Free for all?

If the intro to the Renaissance on Wikipedia reads thusly
The Renaissance (UK: /rɪˈneɪsəns/, US: /rɛnəˈsɑːns/)[1] is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries. It is an extension of the Middle Ages, and is bridged by the Age of Enlightenment to modern history. It grew in fragments, with the very first traces found seemingly in Italy, coming to cover much of Europe, for some scholars marking the beginning of the modern age.
Then I'd say an OSR intro would read something like this
The Old School Renaissance is a period of tabletop gaming history, covering the years between 2000 and 2015[1]. It is a reaction to brands producing newer version of their games that seem to encourage a much different play style from the way people originally played the game. It shared part of its timeline with, and helped launch the increased popularity of, the DIY period of tabletop gaming history...which is still active. After the renaissance period, Old School gaming style continued strong.
[1]I am in no way a historian, and I'm just using a subjective timeframe correlating with the launch of D&D 3e to the release of D&D 5e.

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