A Darker Shade of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

It’s no secret that Dungeons & Dragons is having a moment. Once a game derided as the fringe hobby of obsessive nerds and social misfits (raise your hands proudly, folks!), D&D is now the darling of tabletop gaming. In fact, the game has become so mainstream in recent years that Hot Topic even sells a line of Dungeons & Dragons clothing.

This cultural turnaround is due in large part to D&D featuring prominently in the Nextflix series Stranger Things. That cultural collision has proven so popular that Wizards of the Coast (owner of the Dungeons & Dragons brand)…



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