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What are the typical inculcated concepts about role-playing games and gamers?

by Hawke Robinson published Dec 13, 2016 05:05 AM, last modified Dec 13, 2016 05:05 AM
The general public has a variety of inculcated ideas about RPGs and RPGers.

The more common misconceptions include:

  • People who play violent role-playing games will be more violent.
  • Mostly only males play RPGs
  • Only kids & teenagers play RPGs
  • People who play RPGs have a higher risk of suicide.
  • Playing RPGs will turn players into occultists/satanists.
  • Only misfits with no social skills play D&D.