Author: Lloyd Metcalf

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Lloyd Metcalf – Gary made my dream

My life and the existence of Fail Squad Games is due to the creation of a game by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson – Then later Frank Mentzer got me hooked solidly! As a young teen¬†after some difficult home situations, my school work and attendance were dropping fast. I don’t know where I was headed,…

By Lloyd Metcalf July 27, 2016 Off

Shane Moore – Abyss Walker

I’m Shane Moore, creator of the Abyss Walker series. A little about why this project is absolutely amazing. In 1985, I was ten years old. I was growing up in a home with addict parents struggling with chemical use and alcoholism. I used to stare in the mirror and tell myself how stupid, lazy, and…

By Lloyd Metcalf July 27, 2016 Off

Ernie Gygax – Patience

Every time you play a game with an impatient young child who wants something exciting to happen immediately, which describes myself as a kid, it becomes a teaching opportunity. EGG (Gary) would take the time to teach, coddle and drag me along to any and all gaming activities he himself participated in. There were¬†conventions at…

By Lloyd Metcalf July 26, 2016 Off