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Old 03-04-2008, 11:04 PM   #1
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http://games.slashdot.org/article.pl.../03/04/1750206

http://www.newsweek.com/id/118775

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Gary Gygax, who co-created the fantasy game Dungeons & Dragons and helped start the role-playing phenomenon, died Tuesday morning at his home in Lake Geneva. He was 69.
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:06 PM   #2
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Yeah I just heard on my drive in....

I was one of those geeky, awkward teens who worshiped Gary in the 80's.

RIP!
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:10 PM   #3
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I was just getting ready to post this, but you sniped me ollllllllo. EDIT:Your thread title is more clever though.

He lived in Milwaukee, so that is number two for Wisconsonianiters. Bad news travels in threes, whos next.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080304/...auPKQEBJUDW7oF
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:13 PM   #4
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respawn will occur in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.....

 
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:23 PM   #5
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respawn will occur in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.....
Where have you been?
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:25 PM   #6
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looking in your bedroom windows....why do you ask?

 
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todd_k must be the 3rd piece of bad news.
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:31 PM   #8
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looking in your bedroom windows....why do you ask?
My bedroom windows are on the third floor, you know that.
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:31 PM   #9
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:42 AM   #10
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Dungeons and Dragons, and by extension Gary Gygax, opened my mind to a lot of things that I would never have known about otherwise, that my family would not have been interested in. In that way he shaped my life more than almost anyone else I can think of who I didn't actually know.

 
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