BBC, Dungeons and Dragons creator dies:
Gary Gygax, co-creator of the first role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons, has died at the age of 69.Two obituary posts in a row. Not good.
Gygax, who developed the game in 1974 with Dave Arneson, had been suffering from health problems for several years.
Famous for its mythical creatures and odd-shaped dice, Dungeons and Dragons was an instant success that spawned a slew of video games, books and films.
Gygax was also a author who wrote numerous fantasy books, including the Greyhawk series of adventure novels.
He died on Tuesday at his home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, leaving a wife and six children.