Glad to hear you liked the game. I agree that some folks don't like the 3E-isms, but once they try out the game they almost always seem to have a similar reaction to yours.
DCC is just a lot of fun!
(By the way -- I'm going to see if I can move this thread to the "Actual Play" section.)
_________________Marv / FinarvynDCC Minister of Propaganda
; Deputized 6/8/11
DCC RPG playtester 2011, C&C
since 2003, ADRP
Since 1993, OD&D
player since 1975
"The worthy GM never purposely kills players' PCs, He presents opportunities for the rash and unthinking players to do that all on their own."
-- Gary Gygax
"Don't ask me what you need to hit. Just roll the die and I will let you know!"
-- Dave Arneson