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Gary Gygax RIP

  1. Mar 4, 2008 #1
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  3. Mar 4, 2008 #2
    Looks like he failed his Saving Throw vs. Death.

    That's why I keep telling people NOT to neglect their Constitution.
     
  4. Mar 4, 2008 #3
    Memorial edition of http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0536.html" [Broken].
     
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  5. Mar 5, 2008 #4
    As if anyone was in any doubt that I am a colossal nerd, I played just about every role playing game when I was a kid, from Basic: D&D to Runequest, to Paranoia, and Traveller. You name it I probably played it. I even bought the figures back when they only existed in speciality shops as a kid, Things That Go Bump in the Night was the company name (long since perished). Ah the memories, lining up skeleton hordes and having them fight to the death. Re-enacting the movie aliens as Corporal Hicks, in the quite obviously simillar RPG. Ah marvellous, wasn't it.

    Shame, a great deal of time wasted in that man's Universe as youngen.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2008 #5
    So long Gary Gygax, and thanks for all the good memories.
     
  7. Mar 5, 2008 #6

    jim mcnamara

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    In a large way, youth is about wasting time; that is one way you learn.
     
  8. Mar 5, 2008 #7
    *roll dice* for the last time in his honor :frown:
     
  9. Mar 5, 2008 #8

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    Jacta est alea.
     
  10. Mar 7, 2008 #9
    Okay, this one is good: http://xkcd.com/393/" [Broken].

    And http://www.theonion.com/content/amvo/dungeons_amp_dragons_creator_dies" [Broken].
     
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  11. Mar 10, 2008 #10
    An amusing http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2008/03/09/opinion/09opart2.ready.html" [Broken] from NY Times.
     
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