Tag: Dungeons & Dragons

From the Basement to the Basic Set: The Early Years of Dungeons & Dragons

2007-12-27

Erik Mona takes a first step toward measuring the cultural impact of Gygax and Arneson’s Dungeons & Dragons by providing a pocket history of the game’s generation and evolution. Mona explains the addition of character development as a game goal - the innovation that distinguishes D&D from its predecessors, and started the role-playing revolution.