Early D&D Influences

Early D&D Influences

John’s D&D Vlog has a new video with a great look back at the influences of fiction and popular culture in the 50s-70s, when Dave Arneson and Gary Gygax were inventing the RPG as we know it today.

My favorite part is when John says that Major Wesely told John that LotR did not have a very large influence on the game’s development. He says Gary didn’t really even like the books that much…

Check it out!

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