Tagged: Gygax

Help Gary Gygax’s Son Ernie Recover From A House Fire

Help Gary Gygax’s Son Ernie Recover From A House Fire

I’m sure almost everyone in the Old School Gaming Community has held that in mid-February Ernest “Ernie” Gary Gygax Jr. (pictured at right) had a house fire at his home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. He, his room mate Scott, and his dog were all okay, but lost all of their possessions in the...

RIP E. Gary Gygax: July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008

RIP E. Gary Gygax: July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008

It’s hard to believe it has been four years. I hope you are still rolling dice in heaven, Gary. We’ll be rolling dice here this afternoon and we’ll think of you as we do. The Leap Month Cancer Fund Drive is on (through March 18, 2012). Every $10 donated gives you one chance...

WOTC to Reprint AD&D 1e Core Books to Benefit Gygax Memorial Fund

WOTC to Reprint AD&D 1e Core Books to Benefit Gygax Memorial Fund

The big news today is that WOTC is going to do a limited printed of the original 1e player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, and Dungeon Master’s Guide in April with part of the proceeds going to the Gygax Memorial Fund to help made the Gygax monument a reality. The interiors with remain unchanged, but...

Get Your Gygax Q&A All on One Page

Get Your Gygax Q&A All on One Page

Gary Gygax answered fan questions in a thread (actually several threads) on ENWorld for ages. Paul from the Blog of Holding blog has compiled all of the questions and answers into one large web page. (Gary made this easier by quoting the questions in his reply.) Reading Paul’s compilation version is much easier...

Swords and Sorcery — In Wargaming

Swords and Sorcery — In Wargaming

Grendelwulf’s Axe & Hammer blog reprinted an article by Gary Gygax from the May 1974 issue of Wargamer’s Digest recounting a D&D adventure with Mordenkainen at 13th level and Bigby at 11th level. They are later joined (after things go wrong) by two fighters (Lords Yrag and Felnorith) and a cleric (Bishop Raunalf)....