After we spoke of GaryCon 2010 in our last show and asked our listeners who went, to give us a full report. Well, one of our listeners, named Jason, sent us an email and said the following: Hi, Guys, I was there. It was awesome. I can give you a review from my point of
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One of the seminal influences in fantasy in the twentieth century has left us for Valhalla. Gygax was a giant, a man whose enthusiasm and sense of adult play took a weird cerebral offshoot of board and strategy games and turned it into an accessible, endlessly stimulating, life-changing mythology for the Star Wars/Lancer Conan/”Frodo Lives!” generation of the 1970s and 80s.
Reader Jervis Johnson kindly sent along the following short article by Gary Gygax, published in the October 1972 (No. 127) issue of Wargamer’s Newsletter. There’s no copyright statement on the issue from which this is taken, but it’s assumed to be copyrighted to Donald Featherstone, who began this venerable periodical in 1962.