The Lame Link Digest

Gadgets: Compressed Air Knife (for blowing up hostile marine life!) via Rob Donoghue and Thought-controlled microphone (cyber telepathy!), via Warren Ellis. Penny Psychology: From a commentary on an unworthy news story “revealing” that people play characters of the opposite gender: The standard male response is: “if I’m going to look at an avatar’s butt the […]

DungeonMaster in the Hereafter

Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons (with Dave Arenson) has passed away, aged 69. Gary’s loquacious and baroque exhibition of grognard erudition was a big part of the charm and appeal of 1st Edition AD&D (Advanced Dungeons and Dragons), and puzzling through his Dungeon Master’s Guide, in particular, was a source of much solitary […]