5 Mar 2008

Gary Gygax, 'Father of D&D' (and all RPGs) Dies at 69/Gary Gygax 'Padre del D&D' (y de los JdR) muere a los 69 años

Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, died Tuesday morning at his home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, according to Stephen Chenault, CEO of Troll Lord Games.

His death was confirmed by his wife, Gail Gygax, who said he had been ailing and had recently suffered an abdominal aneurysm, The Associated Press reported.
Gygax designed the original D&D game with Dave Arneson in 1974, and went on to create the Dangerous Journeys and Legendary Adventure RPGs, as well as a number of board games. He also wrote several fantasy novels.

More info: Wired, NY Times

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Gary Gygax, uno de los co-creadores del juego de rol Dungeons & Dragons, murió el martes por la mañana en su casa de Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, de acuerdo con Stephen Chenault, CEO de Troll Lord Games.

Su muerte fue confirmada por su esposa, Gail Gygax, que dijo que había estado enfermo y recientemente había sufrido un aneurisma abdominal, según informó The Associated Press.

Gygax diseñó el juego original D&D con Dave Arneson en 1974, y pasó a crear los JdR "Dangerous Journeys" y "Legendary Adventure", así como una serie de juegos de mesa. También escribió varias novelas de fantasía.

Más info: Wired, NY Times

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