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Rolling the dice on race in Dungeons & Dragons34:12
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 (Thumy Phan for NPR)
(Thumy Phan for NPR)

Dungeons & Dragons is one of the most popular tabletop roleplaying games of all time. But it has also helped cement some ideas about how we create and define race in fantasy — and in the tangible world. We take a deep dive into that game, and what we find about racial stereotypes and colonialist supremacy is illuminating.

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