. /../RIP Gary Gygax/ 1
rawr
written by Raptorjedi on Mar 05, 2008 05:31
http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Dungeons_%26_Dragons_co-creator_Gary_Gygax_dies


RIP to the man who helped influence just about everything else that came after Dungeons & Dragons.
rose pony is best pony
written by Starchaser on Mar 05, 2008 08:16
WHY DAMN IT WHY!!! (I play DnD by the way.)
the optimist
written by Puck on Mar 05, 2008 12:18


What more is there to say?
written by Xenomorph on Mar 06, 2008 00:22
I took the liberty of splitting this off.

*rolls dice in memory*
resident lurker
written by Ponder s on Mar 06, 2008 02:14
Sniff sniff.
I think the next DnD should have a memorial to him, like Izchak in Nethack.
poptart fire!
written by Kalliope on Mar 06, 2008 02:29
D&D was my gateway game, although it was at the very beginning of 3rd edition, some 7 years ago. I've played in a few other systems since then, including some homebrew, but I still have a soft spot for 3e.

And then I went and married the man who introduced me to the game. So I suppose that's a double debt.

Whatever you think of D&D itself, it's probably what got the whole RPG ball rolling. I know my life is definitely richer for it.
wah... waall-eee
written by Magnulus on Mar 06, 2008 08:57
Gygax indirectly nearly killed me several times when I was twelve!

See, when I was a kid, I used to play DnD with two of my friends, and for some reason, I couldn't keep a straight head during it, so our GM would say "There's a band of orcs coming up behind you in the hallway!" and I would burst out laughing. In fact, I'd laugh so hard that I couldn't breathe. I would spend the next five minutes gaining back my ability to inhale and recuperating from my brush with death.

So yeah... RIP, Gygax.
written by Kb on Mar 09, 2008 19:28
Wow. What surprising and shocking news from one of the great creators of the RPG genre. R.I.P. Gary Gygax.
who needs titles?
written by Pomelos on Mar 09, 2008 21:17
2d6 minutes of silence.
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