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.
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!

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