A few months ago, we gave you the heads up on the exciting news that our Sam‘s brother, Michael Witwer, had written a new, comprehensive biography of D&D creator, ‘Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons’.
We are now delighted to confirm that Mike’s book, published by Bloomsbury, is due out later this year on 6th October 2015. And it is a “must have” item for all geeks everywhere.
Author Michael Witwer
The press release from Empire of Imagination confirms: “Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive biography of the mythic icon among geek and gaming culture, Gary Gygax – and the complete story behind the invention of Dungeons & Dragons.
The godfather of all fantasy adventure games, Gary Gygax, has a life story that has only been told in bits and pieces. Michael Witwer has written a dynamic, dramatized biography of Gygax from his childhood in Lake Geneva to his untimely death in 2008. Gygax’s magnum opus, Dungeons & Dragons, would explode in popularity throughout the 1970s and ’80s and irreversibly alter the world of gaming. D&D is the best-known, best-selling role-playing game of all time…”
You can read Empire of Imagination’s release IN FULL HERE.
Book cover for Michael Witwer’s new biography of D&D creator Gary Gygax, published by Bloomsbury.
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Mike, we are very proud of you!