April 11, 2009

Pour Some Out for Dave Arneson

Dave Arneson, 61, lost his battle to cancer this week
. I should be embarrassed re how much D&D was a part of my young-young life -- it was definitely the gateway drug to a whole series of role playing stuff that occupied my imagination until puberty re-tuned my life to an entirely new set of goals.

I never had any trouble with mythology in lit classes, though, I'll tell you that. The number of D&D jokes I could make are endless, but I'll just end with respect for the man.