Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Dave Arneson, 1947-2009

Dave Arneson died yesterday. He was with his loved ones.

It was Dave's wild creativity that led to the very concept of D&D, of the dungeon and the role-playing game. Sadly, he left much less on the printed page than Gygax did, but his contributions are felt throughout our hobby. And I think, in a real way, Arneson remained ever a hobbyist. He was very much one of ours, and he loved his game. We all owe him a deep debt of gratitude.

Every game we play is a tribute to Dave's legacy and his contributions.

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