Carl Lynwood Sargent (11 Dec 1952 - 12 Sep 2018)

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Location
Bramcote Crematorium Reflection Chapel Coventry Lane, Beeston, Bramcote Nottingham NG9 3GJ
Date
19th Nov 2018
Time
3pm
Funeral Director
C Terry Funeral Services

In loving memory of Carl Lynwood Sargent who sadly passed away on 12th September 2018.
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Agnes Blohmer wrote

So sad to hear about his passing.

His Greyhawk books breath life into the world even today. As long as there's role playing, he will always be a part of us gamers.

Agnes, from Germany

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Michael Suzio wrote

Although I did not know Carl and never got a chance to meet him to tell him this, his body of work meant so much to his fans in the role playing game fandom. He had an incredible gift for storytelling and myth making. I shared so many weekends spinning fanciful tales with my friends, inspired by his work. After hearing the news of his passing, I pulled out serval of his box and reminisced about those good times. Although he stepped away from this work, it remains a true testament to his skill and ability to capture the imagination.

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Damon O'Shea wrote

Never met the guy in person but have used a number of his gaming material. The gaming world has lost a great man.

My deepest condolences to his family

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Bryan Blumklotz wrote

I did not know Carl personally, in fact I never got to meet the man in person. I only know him from his writing for a game I grew up with, Dungeons & Dragons. In the World of Greyhawk his impact on that setting is only second to its originator, Gary Gygax. Everything that came after set in Greyhawk owes a debt to Carl. We who play D&D in that world today owe a debt to him.

It was a great sadness when he abruptly left the RPG game industry as a whole in the mid-90s and now an even greater one that he cannot see the seeds he planted bloom into a riot of colors today. His works live on at home tables, podcasts, and live streaming games on the internet.

For me personally, Carl loomed large in 2000 to 2007 when I was involved in the Living Greyhawk shared campaign (it was worldwide with thousands of players). That campaign would not have existed without his writings. All the friends I made and the places I travelled to play (local and distant) traced back to him and the writers that came after.

That is the Carl Sargent I knew and I am grateful to have known him that much.

Thank you Carl, rest in peace.

Bryan Blumklotz
Portland, Oregon USA

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I did not know Carl personally, in fact I never got to meet the man in person. I only know him from his writing for a game I grew up with, Dungeons & Dragons. In the World of Greyhawk his impact on that setting is only second to its originator, Gary Gygax. Everything that came after set in Greyhawk owes a debt to Carl. We who play D&D in that world today owe a debt to him.

It was a great sadness when he abruptly left the RPG game industry as a whole in the mid-90s and now an even greater one that he cannot see the seeds he planted bloom into a riot of colors today. His works live on at home tables, podcasts, and live streaming games on the internet.

For me personally, Carl loomed large in 2000 to 2007 when I was involved in the Living Greyhawk shared campaign (it was worldwide with thousands of players). That campaign would not have existed without his writings. All the friends I made and the places I travelled to play (local and distant) traced back to him and the writers that came after.

That is the Carl Sargent I knew and I am grateful to have known him that much.

Thank you Carl, rest in peace.

Bryan Blumklotz
Portland, Oregon USA

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