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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Dungeons & Dragons enters the Toy Hall of Fame

Yes, its the wrong box. Do you know how much wood grained goes for these days on eBay?


It happened.

Dungeons & Dragons has entered the Toys Hall of Fame. Heck, Time Magazine has an article on it. D&D wasn't alone, either. The Swing and Fisher Price Little People also made the cut.
"The tabletop role-playing game that gave rise to World of Warcraft was created in 1974 by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson during a time when TIME credited the game for creating “a new genre of entertainment” that “encouraged teamwork to succeed” and inspired TV shows, films, online imitators and even an audiobook narrated by Ice-T."
There's more to read about Dungeons & Dragons and what Time Magazine wrote about it a few years after it came out. Go and read it. Its short but informative.

Link to the Toy Hall of Fame.

2 comments:

  1. That was my first box. Perfect. ;-)

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  2. They actually have a woodgrain box in the collection as well as the Dalluhn Manuscript. I believe the b/x expert box pictured is a facsimile, on my local news (I live in Rochester, where the Hall of Fame is) video of the box shows it to be way too thick, nearly as thick as the 5e starter box.

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