Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 10, 2009
The co-creator of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy game and a pioneer of role-playing entertainment, Dave Arneson, died at the age of 61 after a two-year battle with cancer.
Word of the Day
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.