Tagged: obit

R.I.P. Lynn Willis

R.I.P. Lynn Willis

Charlie Krank announced yesterday on the Chaosium web site that Lynn Willis has passed away. He was responsible as both line editor and author for much of Chaosium’s Call of Cthulthu line, including (with Larry Ditillio) my favorite CoC adventure: The Masks of Nyarlathotep. Another important member of the early RPG world has...

RIP M.A.R. Barker 1929-2012

RIP M.A.R. Barker 1929-2012

M.A.R. Barker, author of the the Empire of the Petal Throne novels and games passed away this morning in his home. I still remember the day I bought a copy of Empire of the Petal Throne — the first one in town, I believe. The boxed set cost $25, one of the most...

N. Robin Crossby, Author of Harn, Dies

N. Robin Crossby, Author of Harn, Dies

This terse announcement at Kelestia.com was not unexpected, but it is still very sad. On July 23rd 2008, Robin succumbed to his cancer at a hospice in Coquitlam, BC. After Harn came out, I often dropped the island of Harn into my Arn campaign, replacing a similar sized close group of islands on...