The Perils of the 20-sided Dice

Richard Metzger at Dangerous Minds dug up this episode of 60 Minutes from 1985. Anybody else remember when modern culture suddenly discovered D&D and completely flipped out?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIev8pjeUtY&feature=player_embedded#!

I still remember an episode of Unsolved Mysteries from the same era. A young man had died by falling down a cliff. Possible accident, possible suicide, possible homicide. But the show had to have an over-dramatic scene of the boy’s mother going into his room and finding sketches of minotaurs and dragons in his desk. Then the voice of good ol’ Robert Stack, ” … he had entered the world of …. Dungeons and Dragons!” **dramatic chord!**

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