Gary Gygax’s Top 9 Popular and Famous Quotes

Nine of My Favourite Gary Gygax Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 9 Famous Quotes by Author Gary Gygax, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Gary Gygax you will find my Nine favourites of Gary Gygax’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“You are not entering this world in the usual manner, for you are setting forth to be a Dungeon Master. Certainly there are stout fighters, mighty magic-users, wily thieves, and courageous clerics who will make their mark in the magical lands of D&D adventure. You however, are above even the greatest of these, for as DM you are to become the Shaper of the Cosmos. It is you who will give form and content to the all the universe. You will breathe life into the stillness, giving meaning and purpose to all the actions which are to follow.”
― Gary Gygax

 “Even the most outspoken of the critics must admit that long before we had print and film media to “spread the word,” mankind was engaged in all forms of cruel and despicable behavior. To attribute war, killing, and violence to film, TV, and role-play games is to fly in the face of thousands of years of recorded history.”
― Gary Gygax, Role-Playing Mastery

“Although the masculine form of appellation is typically used when listing the level titles of the various types of characters, these names can easily be changed to the feminine if desired. This is fantasy–what’s in a name? In all but a few cases sex makes no difference to ability!”
― Gary Gygax, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Players Handbook

 “Send anyone claiming that their RPG activity is an art form my way, and I’ll gladly stick a pin in their head and deflate it just to have the satisfaction of the popping sound that makes.

One might play a game artfully, but that makes neither the game nor its play art.”
― Gary Gygax

 “Games give you a chance to excel, and if you’re playing in good company you don’t even mind if you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game.”
― Gary Gygax

 “Do not be sidetracked. A good referee will have many ways to distract an expedition, many things to draw attention, but ignore them if at all possible.”
― Gary Gygax, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Players Handbook

“I would like the world to remember me as the guy who really enjoyed playing games and sharing his knowledge and his fun pastimes with everybody else.”
― Gary Gygax

 “The worthy GM never purposely kills players’ PCs, He presents opportunities for the rash and unthinking players to do that all on their own.”
― Gary Gygax

“The secret we should never let the gamemasters know is that they don’t need any rules.”
― Gary Gygax

9 Famous Quotes by Author Gary Gygax

So there you have it my Nine favourite quotes by Gary Gygax, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Gary Gygax.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 9 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Gary Gygax. 

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