[MUD-Dev] A Founding Father Forgotten

Michael Tresca talien at toast.net
Thu Mar 20 20:14:31 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003

On Wednesday 12 March 2003 11:29, Scott Miller wrote:

> Today I wrote a story for the website I used to run. After
> attending the MUD-Dev dinner, I felt that this was a story that
> needed to be told. I am sure that some of you know who Dave
> Arneson is, yet there are far to many who do not.

> You can find the story here:

>   http://www.unknownplayer.com/archive/03/03/12/1453.php

I was quite surprised myself, Scott, when I discovered just how many
game developers don't have pen-and-paper RPG experience. Or worse,
consider it beneath them.

Incidentally, Dave's producing a Third Edition version of Blackmoor.

And no, role-playing games are STILL NOT DEAD.

Mike "Talien" Tresca
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