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Wisconsin town approves early plans for Gary Gygax memorial

Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (and thus many of the mechanics modern role-playing video games are based on), passed away a few years ago, and the interest trying to build a memorial for him in his hometown of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin has just cleared a hurdle with the local Board...

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D&D co-creator Dave Arneson dead at 61

After a long battle with cancer, Dungeons and Dragons co-creator Dave Arneson passed away in his sleep late Tuesday night. The sad news came from an e-mail from Arneson's family, which includes details on where to send condolences, as well as the time and location for his visitation. We extend our...

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D&D co-creator Dave Arneson in hospice care [update 2]

[Update 2: Joystiq has learned that Mr. Arneson passed away on Tuesday, April 7. Our condolences to his friends and family.] Dave Arneson, half of the duo -- the other half being Gary Gygax -- that created influential tabletop RPG Dungeons & Dragons, passed away earlier today is still alive...

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Off the Grid: Gygaxian game design

Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column about card games, board games, and everything else non-digital. The passing of Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax means the passing of one of gaming's most notable and influential designers. The legacy of Gary Gygax,...

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D&D creator Gary Gygax dead at 69

The Associated Press is reporting that Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of Dungeons & Dragons, is dead today at age 69. He had been suffering ill health for several years, according to his wife. Dungeons and Dragons birthed the idea of the modern RPG as we know it -- conventions such as hit...

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