Die Magie Tannenbaum

In the 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master’s Guide, Gary Gygax coined the pejorative term “magic item Christmas tree” to describe players so bedazzled with magic items that they were dangling off the character like ornaments from a Christmas tree.

And yet that didn’t stop magic items being handed out like Xmas candy to a spoiled grandchild for the next few editions…