Wed, 19 March 2014
Chapter 32: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Dungeons & Dragons creator E. Gary Gygax (Chris Tallman) to the podcast. Put down your dice, pick up your inhalers, and listen!
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I LOVED this one. Perhaps you have to have been a bit of a D&D geek (or a geek in general) to get into it, but this was my favorite one. Just edging Walt Whitman. I've started yelling "Dungeon Rules!!!!" at the most inopportune moments. Frightens the hell out of my students (I'm an ESL teacher in Japan).
I believe all of Mr. Wells' time jumping has given him some long term memory issues. He claims to not know much about wargames, but as EVERYONE knows Wells himself wrote one of the first commercial wargames: "Little Wars: a game for boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games and books" There's even illustrated proof: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/52/HG_Wells_playing_to_Little_Wars.jpg Get better, H.G.!