Has enough time passed?

***Warning: Totally Tasteless Humor***

I wanted to write about Gary Gygax’s passing but I could not come up with a blog title that wasn’t inappropriate. I am sure he was a great guy and I certainly recognized the profound impact he has had on gaming as well as my own life. Still. Here are some of the headlines I thought of that I rejected and ultimately decided would not be good obits. May he rest in peace:

  • 0 HP; Gary Gygax passes away
  • Gary Gygax blows final saving throw
  • Get the body and 1,000 GP to the High Priest; Gary Gygax falls
  • Grandfather of all Gamers Retires Earth Campaign
  • We will never know why all corridors were exactly 10′ wide; Gygax Passes
  • Gygax forced to roll up new character
  • Gygax Death and 4th Ed, DnD Preview unrelated, says company official

Comments

  1. I’m glad I’m not the only one who thought his death happening right before fourth edition seemed strange.

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