Random Wizard has done another great interview with a former TSR employee, David "Zeb" Cook this time. The topics include Basic/Expert D&D, X1 Isle of Dread, Tom Moldvay, Conan RPG, Indiana Jones RPG, player feedback surveys during the design of 2e, Ruins of Adventure, SSI, and more computer games.
David Cook Interview
The Brown Box/Wee Warriors Cancer Fund Drive updated with BONUS giveaway items is on. 12 standard giveaway items (including a third printing Brown Box D&D and Wee Warriors items are available. High Donors will get get six (their choice), the rest will be raffled off with each $10 donating giving you one chance. You can see the complete list of 12 items and read more about this fund drive in this post: Brown Box/Wee Warriors Cancer Fund Drive (updated with MORE donor giveaway items for Cancer Fund Donors). This is in addition to the usual PDF downloads and other benefits of a donation to the RetrpoRoleplaying Cancer Fund. To get help us pay our cancer treatment related bills (and to get access to some special downloads and a chance at the above-mentioned items), send a donation in any amount -- small or large -- to me via Paypal. Thank you!
As of 8 April 2013, $415 has been donated toward the Bonus Items. 83% of that needed for the first set of bonus items and 41% of that needed for the second group of bonus items. Only FOUR days left in this donation drive (ends April 11th).