That sound you hear is a million d20s clattering on tabletops, rolled in tribute.
By Martha Harbison
Posted 03.04.2008 at 4:15 pm 0 Comments
E. Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons, has rolled his last d20. He was 69.
I could go on and on about the impact D&D had on multiple generations of geeks, freaks and nerds, or its influence on modern computer gaming (World of Warcraft, LotROnline and Everquest), or even its rather checkered history with the civilian population. (Who remembers the anti-D&D hysteria in the 80s?)
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