Tuesday, March 04, 2008

RIP Gary Gygax

I just read that Ernest Gary Gygax, the creator of Dungeons & Dragons, died today. He was 69.

Thanks for everything, Gary. You changed gaming forever. All those video-game RPGs like Final Fantasy wouldn't exist without your influence. Your ability to come up with fantasy names may have been a little limited ("Zagyg?" Really?), but you had a great sense of humor and humility. You were a great guy, Gary, and you made all our lives a little richer.

Rest in peace.

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