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Gary Gygax

Gary Gygax fantasy author greyhawk dungeons and dragons dangerous journeys March 4, 2008(1938-2008)
Gary Gygax
was one of the creators of Dungeons & Dragons. He has written numerous D & D game books and also contributed to the Greyhawk series. Gary Gygax died on March 4, 2008. Read author Dru Pagliassotti’s tribute to him.

The Anubis Murders: A fun mystery from the creator of D&D

The Anubis Murders by Gary Gygax

Gary Gygax is best known as the co-creator of a role-playing game so famous it is woven into the fabric of popular culture: Dungeons and Dragons. He passed away in 2008. Dangerous Journeys: The Anubis Murders was meant as the first in a series of novel tie-ins to a game of the same name.

I revere Gygax for his contributions to gaming and the use of the imagination. About The Anubis Murders, I can confidently say that it’s a good book to have on hand if you think you’ll have a boring bus ride in your future or the camping trip might get rained on, stranding you in your tent.

The paperback version I read was published by Roc in 1992. The story is not particularly dated, and the puzzle solved by Setne Inhetep, the Egyptian (only it’s spelled with the ligature-letter Æ) wizard-detective, is interesting. The bald,... Read More

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Gary Gygax Infernal SorceressInfernal Sorceress — (2008) Read a news article about Infernal Sorceress. Publisher: The legendary “lost” Gary Gygax novel blazes into print for the first time ever, offering a new glimpse at a master fantasist at the peak of his game. The long-awaited Infernal Sorceress marks Gygax’s triumphant return to fiction with two new characters, the handsome swordsman Raker and his cunning daggerman Ferret, a duo of rough-and-tumble rogues ready for the intrigues and adventures of a hostile world. Swashbuckling swordplay, hideous monsters, and puzzling mysteries abound in this new tale from a master of sword and sorcery.