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.
Link – EARLY INFLUENCES ON D&D
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!