Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Gary Gygax, R.I.P.

I wasn't one of those kids who played a lot of D & D. I didn't have the sorts of friends who were geeky-smart that way. But my brugly other and my seester were both in circles of friends who spoke fluent trollish, and occasionally conversed in Klingon. And I used to envy them their friendships.

That is why I knew the name when I saw it on the screen, today.

Gary Gygax, one of the founding fathers of the tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons, has gone to meet the Ultimate Dungeonmaster.

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