Simplified Speech #075 – Dungeons & Dragons

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Have you ever wished you could join a quest to find hidden treasure, battle bloodthirsty monsters, and cast magic spells alongside a group of your closest friends? Then look no further than this episode, where Andrew and Morag introduce you to the world of Dungeons & Dragons. But beware: it’s not for the weak of heart!

Fun facts

Dungeons & Dragons first began in a basement in Wisconsin. Two guys, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, created a game with role-play characters and storylines in which players work together to journey through the story and complete missions. The genius of this game is that it can be added to or modified in such a way that groups can play the same game with the same characters for as short or long a period of time as they want, whether that be a few days, a few months, or even 50 years!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Role-playing game
  • To stay away from [something]
  • Avatar
  • Nerd
  • Semi-
  • Kick oneself

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