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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 10, 2009

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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
baudekin
  • 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.
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