Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Read an RPG Book in Public

Can't say it better than The Escapist's Read an RPG Book in Public.

Welcome to The Escapist, a web page devoted to the betterment of role-playing games and the education of the public and media of their benefits to society.

Tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons are an engaging and intellectually stimulating activity that promote teamwork, problem solving, and creative thinking. Even better, in hands of a parent, guardian, or educator, they can be a fantastic teaching tool.

Too many "adult" gamers are embarrassed (or whatever excuse they claim in place of embarrassment) to strut their game geekness in public or even to non-gamer friends and family! Everyone's has a right to keep their secrets. Still, I say grow a pair and help our hobby get the legitimacy it deserves.


  1. couldn't agree more - i love it when folks proudly post pictures of themselves and their friends or family playing. it does actually, like, happen, you know? :P http://tinyurl.com/yknkjgz

  2. I've been taking Fight On! to work the past couple of days, leaving it on my desk and reading during my lunch hour.

  3. Thanks for the link! The word is really getting around - in fact, there's been a lot of international response (I've started seeing tweets in Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Russian). I'm really happy to see it.


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