I never play the real D&D. You know, using pen and paper. But the D&D concept is always amaze me. I always enjoy playing heavily based D&D game, and Neverwinter Night is always my all time favourite D&D-based game.
Then MMO era came. The randomness brought by D&D concept is getting nearer to the real pen and paper game. You’re not playing alone against computer. You meet people from the world, creating real imitation of randomness in life.
1up.com create an article to honor the death of Gary Gygax, the creator of D&D. It turns out D&D inspires many games, not just RPG. You should check the article, Five Things We’ve Learned From D&D. Nice one 🙂