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 Post subject: "Father" of RPGs is dead!
PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 8:46 am 
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Hi all,

I just found out - reading the Order Of The Stick webcomic actually - that Gary Gygax, co-creator of D&D and thus "father" of RPGs as we know them, has passed away yesterday morning.

Though D&D is far from being the best game around these days, it has inspired others and I would even argue that CoH would not be around in this shape and form without him.

Farewell, Gary - and thank you for many many years of fun!

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Oh wow :shock: The guy is/was legend.

The Greyhawk books, D&D... (OMG remember Keep on the Borderlands?!), ....well it's a huge blast from the past for me with fond memories of years of Roleplaying :D .... Meh i'm old :(

Sad news, gone but hopefully never forgotten. :)

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:43 am 
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I have fond memories of the "Keep on the Borderlands" although I much preferred - and still prefer - "Castle Amber", even though it is not written by Gygax.

The world has moved on and many of today's gamers do not recognize the name anymore - but at least we old ones can make sure he is not forgotten.

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