Tabletop to Tablet: Using Dungeons & Dragons to Combat Screen Addiction

The role-playing game ​D​ungeons ​&​ ​D​ragons​, once at the center of a moral panic, is now seen as a counterbalance to the problem of screen addiction.

Parents worry about the latest video games, like Fortnite. A generation ago, Dungeons & Dragons was the game that seemed like a menace. But in a surprising twist, the role-playing strategies of D&D are now seen as a solution to the problem of screen addiction.

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