Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 05 March 2008 10:58

Father of Dungeons & Dragons dies

Written by Nedim Hadzic

Image

Rest in peace, Gary

 

Gary Gygax, the man responsible for Dungeons & Dragons, died this Tuesday at age 69. His creation, Dungeons & Dragons, went on to become one of the most famous games ever, and successfully translated the magical realm onto our tables.

This game brought us what you once imagined while reading J. R. R. Tolkien’s books and it was Gary with his collaborator, Dave Arneson, who brought about this imagination world right before our eyes. Furthermore, if you’ve ever played any fantasy game on your computer, chances are that its rules are D&D-based.

Still, although the game had numerous rules, Gygax kept insisting that the most important rule was to have fun and actually enjoy playing in a social and collaborative environment. He never fully approved of switching to computers, because as he said, “ It’s being translated through a computer and your imagination is not the same way it is when you’re actually together with a group of people.”

More here.

Last modified on Wednesday, 05 March 2008 16:03
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments