Knowledge History D&D - Episode 4: The Making of Dungeons & Dragons (1972-1974)

January 16th, 2018 · 15 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

This episode is all about the first edition of D&D. How it was written and the struggles of publishing a innovative game without any money.

Resources for this episode included the following:

* Chainmail:
* TRS:
* Gary Gygax:

Special credit should be given to Jon Peterson Who wrote the book "Playing at the World" and maintains a beautiful archive of information on tabletop games at

Additionally, I'd like to thank David Ewalts for his book "Of Dice And Men" which was one of many inspirations for starting this series.