Happy Birthday, Mr. Gygax
Today is Gary Gygax’s Birthday. He passed away in March, 2008. Gygax was the co-creator of the Dungeons and Dragons role playing game and a pioneer in the field of wargaming. He was also an avid chess player. His favorite author was Jack Vance.
“Games give you a chance to excel, and if you’re playing in good company you don’t even mind if you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game.”
– Gary Gygax