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The CRPG Addict Heathkit DND Retrospective

The CRPG Addict has penned a very thorough and interesting retrospective of 1981's Dungeons and Dragons, better known as "Heathkit DND" for being originally created for Heath DOS, the OS of the Heathkit line of computers.I'll freely admit I'm not as well-versed as I'd like when it comes to the history of CRPGs in the late 70s and the 80s, so I'm going to limit myself to quote a passage I found particularly interesting: I also recommend reading the comment thread appended to the article on CRPG Addict's blog, as it delves into alternate possibilities for the genesis of this title and the plagiarism controversies surrounding this spiritual "line" of games. read more

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