Gary Gygax Quotes

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Born: July 27, 1938, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA, March 4, 2008
Occupation: Game designer

1.
Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn't that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who's tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women.
- Gary Gygax

2.
The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience.
- Gary Gygax

3.
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
- Gary Gygax

4.
When AI approximates Machine Intelligence, then many online and computer-run RPGs will move towards actual RPG activity. Nonetheless, that will not replace the experience of 'being there,' any more than seeing a theatrical motion picture can replace the stage play.
- Gary Gygax

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