14 fun and interesting facts about the history and culture of the popular tabletop role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons has been a staple of pop culture since its creation in the early 1970s. A recent article in The Smithsonian magazine explores the history of this iconic game in the form of 14 facts. The article begins with a story about Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons, who lost his job at an insurance company in Chicago in the early 1970s. — Read the rest