Failed saving throw vs. Death

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Funny list from Woot about Gary Gygax, originator of Dungeons and Dragons, dying.
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D&D Co-Creator Gary Gygax Has Passed Away, Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

  • “Quick! Someone cast Raise Dead!”
  • “Don’t worry – he’s just playtesting the Astral Plane for the next edition.”
  • “When I heard, I cried 2d10 tears.”
  • “Suddenly, nobody in Heaven wants to hang out with Marilyn Monroe on Friday night.”
  • “I wonder how they’ll divide up his XP.”
  • “Pallbearers, make a Bend Bars/Lift Gates roll.”
  • "At least he didn't live to see Disney's Greyhawk On Ice."
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Oddly enough, I've never officially played D&D, but knew Gary from his D&D novels.  I read the first Greyhawk novel when I was about 9 years old, and the idea of Gord the Rogue stuck with me.  He will be missed.

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