A Look Back on the Satanic Panic That Once Surrounded the Game Dungeons & Dragons

Retro Report took a look back on the satanic panic that once surrounded the game Dungeons & Dragons and the lessons that can be learned from it. Although at the time parents accused the game of leading children towards the occult, its face-to-face interaction, use of critical thinking, and non-video game format could now seem like a smart alternative to other forms of entertainment.

Dungeons and Dragons was once accused of leading children to Satanism, but today the game looks more like a solution to a problem plaguing modern parenting.

Luke Gygax, son of Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, talks about what it was like growing up in the world of D&D.