I think two is kinda lame, especially if both people are idiots about it. I know there's ways to play online and shit, if I ever have the opportunity to actually try it for real, I'm all in. But also yes, the HITW potential looks fucking awesome.
Oh god, to my parents, D&D was the worst possible thing I could ever get into. It was the actual literal gateway to satanism and ritualistic sacrifices. I wish I could have told them that it's really only the gateway into basement neckbeardism and mountain dew.