[MUD-Dev] MUD timeline

Jon A. Lambert jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com
Sat Mar 4 00:40:09 New Zealand Daylight Time 2000


Travis Casey wrote:
>
>1972            Second edition of Chainmail published, with the
>                "Fantasy Supplement" -- the predecessor of D&D.


Travis is correct on this.  My '73 date is a later printing.
                
>1977            First known use of the term "role-playing game".  (In
>                the "blue book" version of Basic D&D.)

This the first boxed edition with the 5 die and dungeon geomorphs?  

> If there's
>any other paper RPG dates you'd like, just let me know.


When did the Wizard minigame come out?  High Fantasy?
Do you have anything on the history of the multi-side dice?


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