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How Dungeons and Dragons Changed the World for Geeks and Gaming [Video]

It definitely influenced Mountain Dew sales, that's for sure.

Whether or not you’ve ever rolled a character sheet or not — that’s what you do in D&D, right? Up ’till now I’ve been in the “not” category, but I’m playing my first game on Monday so I need to bone up — you can’t deny that the classic tabletop RPG Dungeons and Dragons has had a profound influence on geek and gamer culture. At least, PBS Off Book certainly thinks so, and their latest video is all about the community surrounding this much beloved game. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have 48 hours to learn what a “grapple check” is.

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