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'''Dungeons & Dragons''' is a fantasy roleplaying game published by Wizards of the Coast. The original Dungeons & Dragons, designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, was first published in 1974 by Gygax's company, Tactical Studies Rules (TSR).
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'''Dungeons & Dragons''' is a fantasy roleplaying game published by Wizards of the Coast. The original Dungeons & Dragons, designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, was first published in 1974 by Gygax's company Tactical Studies Rules (TSR). The game system has also been converted into several dozen best-selling Personal Computer (PC) games, including the Neverwinter Nights series, Icewind Dale, and the Baldur's Gate series.
  
 
==Controversy==
 
==Controversy==
  
Dungeons & Dragons has come under attack from the [[religious right]] for ostensibly promoting [[Satanism]] and [[witchcraft]].  The controversy inspired a [[Chick tract]] entitled ''[[Dark Dungeons]]''.  [[Patricia Pulling]] also led a crusade to fight D&D, with her one-person activist group called "Bothered About Dungeons and Dragons" (BADD).
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Dungeons & Dragons has come under attack from the [[religious right]] for ostensibly promoting [[Satanism]] and [[witchcraft]].  The controversy inspired a [[Chick tract]] entitled ''[[Dark Dungeons]]''.  [[Patricia Pulling]] also led a crusade to fight D&D with her one-person activist group called "Bothered About Dungeons and Dragons" (BADD).
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://www.wizards.com/Dnd/ Official site]
 
* [http://www.wizards.com/Dnd/ Official site]
 
* [http://www.chick.com/articles/dnd.asp Straight Talk on Dungeons and Dragons] by [[William Schnoebelen]] (an [[apologist]])
 
* [http://www.chick.com/articles/dnd.asp Straight Talk on Dungeons and Dragons] by [[William Schnoebelen]] (an [[apologist]])
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* [http://www.theescapist.com The Escapist], a roleplaying advocacy website
  
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Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy roleplaying game published by Wizards of the Coast. The original Dungeons & Dragons, designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, was first published in 1974 by Gygax's company Tactical Studies Rules (TSR). The game system has also been converted into several dozen best-selling Personal Computer (PC) games, including the Neverwinter Nights series, Icewind Dale, and the Baldur's Gate series.

Controversy

Dungeons & Dragons has come under attack from the religious right for ostensibly promoting Satanism and witchcraft. The controversy inspired a Chick tract entitled Dark Dungeons. Patricia Pulling also led a crusade to fight D&D with her one-person activist group called "Bothered About Dungeons and Dragons" (BADD).

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