"Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire, and it screamed. It's a game! The magic spells in it are as real as the gold. Try retiring on that stuff"
- Gary Gygax
About this Quote
This quote by Gary Gygax is a funny method of revealing the idea that the fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons is not real. He is stating that even if someone were to throw their copy of the video game into a fire, it would not scream due to the fact that it is simply a video game. He is also suggesting that the magic spells and gold discovered in the game are not real and can not be utilized to earn a living. He is recommending that the video game is just a type of entertainment and should not be taken too seriously. This quote is a suggestion that although Dungeons and Dragons can be an enjoyable and amazing video game, it is very important to bear in mind that it is just a game and should not be taken too seriously.
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