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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

New TSR and Gygax Magazine Update: Taking the Words Right Out of His Melf

In case you cannot tell from the title, Luke Gygax has made a comment on Enworld clarifying that Gygax Magazine is unrelated to the Gygax estate.

"At this time Gail is not a part of Gygax Magazine. Personally, I hope that she decides to come onboard in the future. All the posts from Gygax Magazine staff I've seen were clear that this project is something Ernie and I are involved in as part of a larger team including Tim Kask, Jayson Elliott, James Carpio and Jim Wampler. 

Gygax Magazine is supported by the Gygax family members who are actually gamers. Ernie (aka Ernest Gary Gygax Jr.) was the first person to playtest D&D, played numerous iconic characters in Greyhawk and worked for TSR through the 1980's. I cut my teeth on gaming and feel passionate about the positive aspects that gaming brings to people's lives. Gygax Magazine is a way for us to share our love of gaming both Old School and current systems with the gaming community. We are focused on producing a quality magazine and we hope that you will take the time to read the first issue in December.

Luke Gygax"

This confirms what I had already pointed out and had expected.

4 comments:

  1. All familial speculations aside, I intend to take Mr Gygax and his fellow team members at their word and weigh what is produced from their labours.

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    1. I'll be talking with Tim Kask in about everything in about 45 minutes. I'll get everthing I can posted once I sort it out.

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    2. Many thanks. You've done a great job regulating the unbridled curiousity with your posts.

      It could have been worse. Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

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    3. Many thanks for quoting Ghostbusters here. There are some who would call me Ivo Shandor...

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