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‘Empire of Imagination’ – The Gary Gygax Biography

‘Empire of Imagination’ – The Gary Gygax Biography

Books such as Jon Peterson’s ‘Playing at the World’ and the recent four-part book series ‘Dungeons & Designers’ by Shannon Appelcline fill in a lot of the details about Gary Gygax and how he, along with Dave Arneson, helped develop the ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ game that so many of us enjoy today. There’s so much information out there on the history of D&D and how it came to be… but up to now there really hasn’t been much in the way of a biography of Gary Gygax. And author Michael Witwer is trying to change that. Read More

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A Little History With Your D&D?

A Little History With Your D&D?

Dungeons & Dragons is back in the news, what with it being 40 years old (Happy Birthday, D&D!) and the release of the new Starter Set. Hopefully this means lots and lots of new players and new fans. There’s a lot of history when it comes to D&D, however, and anyone discovering it for the first time might also be interested in its history. Read More

Plans Underway to Honor Gary Gygax with Statue

Image via Wikipedia The Janesville Gazette reports that Gail Carpenter Gygax, wife of late Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, is currently seeking to have a statue built in Gary’s honor in his hometown of Lake Geneva, WI. Working with … Read More