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In Memorium of Dave Arneson

Some of you may be asking Who's Dave Arneson? By many tellings of the tale, the origins of D&D began with a concept that Dave Arneson came up with. The concept of having each playing control only one character instead of an entire group of soldiers. He also created the first campaign world, Blackmoor. A campaign world that preceded the venerable Greyhawk. Whether he truly created the game or not, he was a critical part of it from the beginning and it very well may never have come into being if it hadn't been for him. So anyone who plays any kind of RPG, whether tabletop or on a computer, we all owe him some measure of appreciation for his contributions to our hobbies.

Here are some links of interest.

An article on the Wired site.
R.I.P. Dungeons & Dragons Co-Creator Dave Arneson, 1947-2009

An article on Sci Fi Wire.
Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Dave Arneson dead at 61

A tribute strip at Order of the Stick.
An Unsung Legend

A tribute strip at Dork Tower.
Thanks Dave
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Conan at Intel

I heard about this today and went looking to find it. I don't know when this originally aired, but I'm sure somebody could probably tell me.

Synopsis: Conan O'Brien goes to visit Intel, hilarity ensues.

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