Gary Gygax has passed away

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Gary Gygax has passed away

Postby Bubba Ho-Tep » Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:24 pm

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Postby Umathson » Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:58 pm

et me*de !

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Postby Neo » Tue Mar 04, 2008 7:05 pm

Its kind of odd to think that this man who has died, whom I have never spoken to, met or seen outside of static pictures on the net has had along with the others (Dave Arneson) who helped at the time, made such a huge and lasting impact on my life due to thier creation some 27 years ago.

I don't think there will ever be adequate enough words to express how much the roleplaying his creation (Dungeons and Dragons) meant to me or continues to mean to me.. PnP roleplaying changed my life, introduced me to history and fiction in ways i could never have contemplated before and gave spark to my imagination like nothing else before or since.

thank you, you will be missed Mr Gygax

gone, but never forgotten..
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Postby B_Steele » Tue Mar 04, 2008 7:31 pm

I just got the phone call and was headed this way to break the news.

It is a very solemn day in thegaming community.

Gary, wherever you are, I know you are rolling dice and having a great time still sir. I, and everyone in this industry, owes a debt to you. I hope I do you proud.

Take care of you and yours, everyone,
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Postby Darran » Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:56 pm

It is a shame.

RIP Gary.
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Postby Rob_A » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:37 pm

RIP.
AD&D was one of my first insights into 'Roleplaying', not sure if he wrote those though. He made a big step in fantasy roleplaying as we see it today though.
He shall be missed.
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Postby The King » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:37 pm

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Postby Old Dwarf » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:55 pm

Goodbye Gary,thanks for the memories

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Postby Zowy » Wed Mar 05, 2008 1:04 am

Goodby, Gary Gygax

Your games will live forever in our hearts.......
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Postby Charke » Wed Mar 05, 2008 6:50 am

Goodbye Gary Gygax. You will be missed.

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Postby Scut Farkas » Wed Mar 05, 2008 2:08 pm

Gary had a good long run and helped bring the content of fantasy novels to life in the minds of gamers around the world. He will be sorely missed and always remembered fondly.

If I see him on the other side, I hope there's a spot at the table for me.
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RIP Dungeon Master

Postby Stygian Devout » Wed Mar 05, 2008 6:29 pm

Truly, it was a great adventure.
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Postby Roger Calver » Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:10 pm

A random purchase of a red box set 22 years ago was where I started gaming.

Now all these years later Im involved with making the games I loved as a child.

Rest in Piece and thanks for the adventures Mr Gygax.

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Postby AKAramis » Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:41 pm

While, based upon his editorials, I'd never want to play with/under E Gary Gygax, his & Dave Arneson's innovation has spawned the entire RPG hobby...

And the spinoff into computer "RPG" games.

His presence will be missed, by many, for different reasons. For me, it's the loss of "a great old one." Rest in Peace....
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Postby Sabbak » Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:52 pm

Only two words for you Mr Gygax: Thank you.
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Postby Nihm » Fri Mar 07, 2008 2:11 pm

:( just didn't make that last saving throw.

RIP Gay and thank you for giving us all something to do with our friends.
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Postby Faënril » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:24 am

Hello Garry,

you did not know me but D&D was my first RPG back in the 80's and I dscovered a brand new world to explore.

All the old-timer french RPG players will miss you !

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Gary Gygax has passed away

Postby Alan Hume » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:18 am

Our world is a little smaller today

We'll see you on the other side Gary, keep a seat warm

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