Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Gary Gygax July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008

Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax dies

Agence France-Presse

CHICAGO - Gary Gygax, co-creator of the iconic Dungeons & Dragons fantasy game and considered the father of modern role-playing gaming, died in his home Tuesday, his wife said.

Gygax had been suffering from a number of health problems including an incurable heart aneurism, Gail Gygax said. He was 69. (the rest of this article)

It's easy to mock folks who play or have played role playing games as geeks or nerds or whatever. Sure, you bet. But RPG games live on in person and through the internet. You've probably played more than one.

Gary Gygax enriched the lives of a lot of people through his games.
He had a dream and he rocked that mother fucker.

Gary Gygax
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