Wait, what? Yes, CNN has tested the D&D Encounters, (if you don’t know what is it, you can read it here) and posted an example at CNN.com. You can read it here.
We are playing Dungeons & Dragons — but it’s a different version that the makers hope will lure back old players and bring in new ones.
First published in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons is described on the covers of the original rule books as a “Fantastic medieval war games campaigns playable with paper and pencil and miniature figures.”
In reality, it is a way for gamers to spend hours and days with friends in a role-playing game that, more often than not, encompasses a lot of time in preparation and play.