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When Evangelicals said ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ killed kids

The true story of a 1980s religious obsession

Throughout the 1980s, Evangelicals said the fantasy role laying game Dungeons & Dragons was Satanic and led to teen suicides. Just ask Patricia Pulling.

She was the well-known activist whose son killed himself after playing the game! Or that was the story. She led a crusade against ‘D&D’, as its fans called it. I’m looking up the old…

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