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João 'Finding a new way to make you WTF today' Marum
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Gary Gygax, one of the fathers of D&D and RPGs in general, has died today in his home. Take care Gary and thanks for all the die rolls.

http://www.freeyabb.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=4373&mforum=tr...

http://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?t=382650
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See this thread as well: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/298031
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cry A sad day for all gamers. Game on, Gary. cry
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Very sad day. Especially with v.4 right around the corner.

Through the game, show, and even books, he had a large part in shaping my imagination as a youth and guiding me towards my current profession as a "story teller".
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The Dungeon Master has left the building...
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This man gave me something long ago, a "role playing game" I picked up in a small novelty store. 25 years since I have identified myself as a gamer.

Dungeons and Dragons carried me through my early years. I was small, with a troubled home life, and was constantly fighting a cold. DnD was my outlet and a way to make new friends wherever my constantly moving mother would take us. I became an advid reader, writer, actor, and martial artist, all of which were influenced by my times spent with friends playing the game.

After my life bottemed out in '99 I put my life back together and started to design RPGs and boardgames. On a whim I sent Gary a fan email and he replied with kindness and encouragement. I still have the email printed and stored with my DnD stuff.

You will be truly missed Gary Gygax. Find quick flight on whatever plane you find yourself on
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This is sad. I was, and still am, a huge RPG fan. I can still remember getting my red box and having to color in the dice.

Roleplaying shaped who I am. I owe the beginnings of my geekdom to Gary Gygax.

Mr. Gygax, I sure hope you are having fun in the new dungeons, forests, and cities you get to explore now.
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A very sad day indeed. I didn't know he had been sick, so this has come as an utter shock to me. Fare thee well Gary, the road goes ever onward.
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Poem for Gary.

I wept today.
I remember not crying
for my Mom's passing
-- that one had be long in coming
and her death released her from the pain;
but you, Game Master,
there one moment,
gone the next,
like an illusion,
leaving but memories.
Who will now invoke the orisons,
and say a prayer to long forgotten gods?
who'll dice with Death
and cheat to win?
alas,
but you have passed.
I wept today
and wonder
are my tears enough,
are any tears enough?






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