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Even while creative maestro Metzen experiments with making World of Warcraft unique among its fantasy peers, there's not much denying that WoW has some pretty solid roots in, and respect for, Dungeons and Dragons. You can see proof of that in the patch notes from 2.4, which were dedicated to pen-a...

June 11th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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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, howe...

March 13th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In a touching tribute to Dungeons & Dragons creator Gary Gygax, a handful of webcomics took it upon themselves to remember the visionary. Here are some of our favorites (note: not involved in voting process): Penny Arcade XKCD Dueling Analogs Order of the Stick Achewood An...

March 8th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Gary Gygax, who has long been attributed as the father of Pen and Paper roleplay gaming via the co-creation of the classic Dungeons and Dragons system alongside David Arneson, died this morning at his home in Wisconsin of an apparent heart attack. We here at WoW Insider would like to pay tribute to...

March 4th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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 poi...

March 4th 2008 at 2:25pm 0 Comments