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Role playing in the open: Dungeons & Dragons makes surprise comeback

The tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons has surged in popularity in the last few years, attracting new fans and busting the ‘nerds in a basement’ stereotype. So why is it making an unexpected comeback? Dino Vlachos and Yan Li report.

Audio by Dino Vlachos Yan Li




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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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