Middle-aged Dungeons & Dragons aficionados still not getting the respect they deserve

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Although D&D is celebrating its 40th anniversary, many participants are concerned that their contributions to society, heavy metal t-shirts and virginity have been overlooked. While other 80’s pastimes such as Tetris, rampant capitalism and heroin have achieved respectability, fans of D&D are still derided as ‘bespectacled geeks’.

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Regular participants point to their comprehensive list of achievements – ‘slaying’ the dragon Tiamat, ‘escaping’ from the labyrinth of the spider-god Lolth and getting ‘spit roasted’ by a gang of wood elves. One Dungeons & Dragons fan said: ‘Band Aid may have saved a few lives in the 80s but I completed all the Against the Giants modules – G1 through to 3! And that’s despite being a level 7 Mage, still living with my parents and tolerating Sylvester McCoy as the new Dr Who!’

Rather than being seen as an imaginative individual, a…

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