Greg Svenson was given a play-test copy of D&D in the summer of 1973, while Dave Arneson and Gary Gygax laboured to finish the manuscript.
RPG news in the week that Chaosium’s Steve Perrin passed away and Geek Native moved HQ.
Routinely Itemised is an RPG news summary, and this week there’s the latest from D&D, Cyberpunk Red, 13th Age, Call of Cthulhu, Critical Role and even of Chainmail, the game that became D&D.
Over 30 years ago, Dave Arneson created the world that spawned a generation of role playing fans! This core campaign setting is 240 pages and features a full color pull out map of Blackmoor!
Critical YAS! It’s coming up to the weekend, and this means here on Geek Native I spend some time summing up recent RPG news for you.
The first evening of tabletop roleplaying, as we would recognise it today, was run by Dave Arneson in 1971. The campaign setting was Blackmoor, and the game system was a modified version of Chainmail. Gary Gygax and Jeff Perren created Chainmail, both members of the Lake Geneva Tactical Studies Association, after being inspired (in part) […]