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[poll] The Gary Gygax memorial D&D poll

Poll #1148943 D&D poll

Were you a gamer before you were a writer?

Absolutely!
113(58.2%)
Yeah, kind of.
42(21.6%)
You got nothing on me.
33(17.0%)
Are you kidding? I used to beat up the gamer kids.
6(3.1%)

Did you ever play tabletop RPGs?

You bet. What was up with those d12s anyway?
161(82.6%)
Computer screens and console games all the way, baby.
11(5.6%)
Is that what a LARPer with a broken leg does?
5(2.6%)
You are so 1980s, Lake.
18(9.2%)

What was the first edition of D&D you ever played?

All bow before me. I was mighty in Chainmail.
8(4.2%)
Brown book/white book D&D.
25(13.1%)
Blue box D&D.
58(30.4%)
First edition AD&D, last of the true role playng systems.
42(22.0%)
Some version of AD&D invented after 1985.
38(19.9%)
You people really need to get over yourselves.
20(10.5%)

If you're a writer, did your gaming lead to or influence your fiction?

Sorry. I'm a reader.
36(18.4%)
:: scuff :: scuff :: Maybe.
76(38.8%)
Like butter leads to toast.
49(25.0%)
No. I was a normal kid.
15(7.7%)
I entered the fiction world via Derridaist critique, thank you very much. Now please pass the absinthe.
20(10.2%)
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