Just a quick observation.
ENWorld has about 32% of its readership in the 16 to 24 age group.
RPGNet has about 37% of its readership in the 16 to 24 age group.
The Tavern's Facebook Community comes in at 2.4% of its membership in the 16 to 24 age group.
The Swords & Wizardry Facebook Community comes in at 4.9% of its membership in the 16 to 24 age group.
Those younger gamers will be older gamers at some point. Current older gamers will age out and pass on at some point.
Maybe the OSR needs to find a way to tap into the younger player demographic.
(original demographics post with charts is here)
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