Marla Desat writes: “Roleplaying games like Pathfinder and Dungeons and Dragons can be accessorized with miniatures, grids, and other doodads, but all you really need to play is a few dice and some pens and paper. Working with children in Nigeria, Ben Parkinson realized that the minimal materials required for roleplaying made it an ideal game for remote villages and for disadvantaged youth in cities”.

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