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 style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin