I bear bad news for our community of role-players

Discussion in 'Approval & General RPG Discussion' started by SuperFerret, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    Today, Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons and Dragons, passed away. Without his contribution, I doubt these forums would be here today. D&D defined role-playing games and made "playing pretend" something that adults can do as well as children. I think we should all at least pay a small tribute to one of the men who made these games possible.


    http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/03/04/obit.gygax.ap/index.html?iref=mpstoryview
     
  2. Green Lantern Brightest Day

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    RIP Gary. Thank you for making something that I've enjoyed for so long. The next orc I kill is dedicated to thou.
     
  3. Byrd Man El Hombre Pájaro

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    Nerds! :cmad:

    Oh, wait. You're right about all that stuff, thanks for creating RPGs :up: RIP
     
  4. Andy C. Repent, Harlequin!

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    Damn, man. I've been playing D&D for years, and never really gave much of a thought about the guy behind it.

    RIP to the Stan Lee of table-top gaming.
     
  5. Harlekin Business

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    Rest in peace Gary Gygax.
     
  6. Spike_x1 Get off my bandwagon!

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    I've never even played D&D, but I do know how big his contributions were. RIP. :csad:
     
  7. Blacklight Revamped and Renegade.

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    ^Tis true for me too. Thank you Mr.Gygax RIP :bow:
     
  8. Catman_prb Sad Clown

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    R.I.P Gary Gygax.
     
  10. SenseiofCheese has been expecting you.

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    Man, some good people have gone this year. RIP.
     
  11. Gallagher Shaman of Sexy

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    Dueling Analogs has this webcomic as a tribute to him:

    http://www.duelinganalogs.com

    RIP man, thank you for inventing what I spend a good chunk of my time doing. :up:

    (RPing not D&D, pfft. D&D is for total nerds man :whatever:)

    JOKE!! Don't kill me! I have nothing against D&D players!
     
  12. Johnny Blaze Freethinker

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    Wow, ****ty news. I guess he finally rolled a 1. :o :csad:

    Thanks for creating the game that led to all of this, GG. You will be missed. :up:
     
  13. Andy C. Repent, Harlequin!

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    Penny Arcade's tribute:

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  14. SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    Nice.
     
  15. MST3K 4ever BRING IT BACK!

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    I remember when I was living in Hawaii and playing D & D for the first time in 1981....and playing on Friday Nights in 1994 the year after I graduated college...we started at 10pm and usually ended somewhere between 3 & 6am...those were good times.

    RIP
     
  16. Batman Dramatic Example

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  17. Lord Doom the hero Hype! deserves

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    RIP, Gary. How'd he die, was it old age or did he have medical complications? I won't be able to rest easy if I don't know whether or not Gary Gygax's passing was a painless one.
     

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