One of my players and I think that the basic formula for prepared spells is too stingy. The RAW formula is that you prepare your level+1 in spell levels. So this means when you hit, say, level 7 and get access to that juicy new level 7 spell, you can prepare it…and “Detect Magic.” And that’s it.
To me, that isn’t as fun as having more choices, and it doesn’t seem to fit the old-school vibe. We’re experimenting with your levelx2 as a new formula (still can’t prepare any spell level>your level). Just wondered if other people had tried any other variations here, or if there’s something I’m overlooking.