Welcome to one of the best kept secrets in gaming! Gary Con is an annual game convention held every March in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. It honors the memory of the Father of Role Playing Games, E. Gary Gygax.
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David Wesely is a war gamer, game designer and video game developer. He has been credited with the idea of the roleplaying game by Dave Arneson.
Wesely earned a BS in Physics at Hamline University in 1967and a MS in High energy Physics at the University of Kansas in 1969.
Wesely joined the Army reserves in 1968, he served on active duty in the army from 1970-1977. Wesely continued to serve in the reserves until 1990 rising to the rank of major. In 1976 TSR Published Valley Forge a set of miniature war gaming rules. Wesely’s board game “source of the Nile” was published by Discovery Games & later By Avalon hill. Wesely worked for Coleco porting games from arcade to home console, such as Spy Hunter & Zaxxon. Wesely has been a regular at Gen Con and Origins since 1995 speaking at seminars.