Why do we play Dungeons & Dragons?

January 24, 2023

WHY DO YOU PLAY D&D? – An interview with REC Roomers

Ilsa: “Cause why not? Cause I don’t have to be a human.”

Bannin: “It’s fun. A good escape from reality”

Esme: It’s a great outlet for imagination. D&D helps with that.”

Esther: “It’s cool to be able to roleplay and escape from the day-to-day.”

Lars:  ” It’s fun! You get to hang out with other people.”


“Dungeons and Dragons and other Tabletop Role Playing Games (TTRPGs) is a great way to sneakily build skills that children will need not only in school but later in life. Some of those skills are Vocabulary Building, Problem Solving, Team Work, Communication, Listening, Storytelling, and Imagination growth.” – The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

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