There was some wondering if the deal announced Wednesday in regards to the rights to the works held by the estate of Gary Gygax would lead to the release of his work that has not seen print since his untimely death.
After reading the quote from Newsarama, I'd say this is purely for movies / TV, which most suspected when the person names is linked to projects like the Transformers movie franchise.
"Studio or network partners that understand the global power of Gary Gygax." Just don't ask the Lake Geneva City Council for a prime park location for his memorial. They are immune to such influence and power... for now.
So, put the movie or TV series before any kind of gaming releases, if there are to be any gaming releases at all.
Again, it's all about the benjemins. There is little if any money to be made from Gary's work from the gaming market, especially at this point in the game.
I'm sure DeSanto already has something lined up.
It will be interesting to see where this all goes.
And yes, all that Gygax Castles & Crusades stuff you've been holding on to - it may just go up in value. Just imagine of some of it is used to source a setting for a movie of series...
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