Another of the greats from the early days of the hobby has passed away. Dave Trampier, who lent his unique and wonderful artistic style to the early books and magazines by TSR, died on Monday at age 59. He turned his back on the RPG world many years ago, but we never turned our back on him.
Update: This news has been confirmed, and worst of all, comes just as it seems that Mr. Trampier was set to start a return to the gaming world, with a convention appearance. The tragedy, and loss to the gaming world, is doubled.
Some of my favorite pieces by the late, great, Tramp: