It appears we've struck a nerve with some fans of the role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons.
Yesterday we wrote about a Glendale man, who, after attending a computer role-playing conference in Atlanta, allegedly tried hooking up with a 16-year-old girl.
In our report, we suggested that a "computer role-playing conference" sounds "about as cool as a Dungeons and Dragons convention."
Apparently some fans of the game interpreted our commentary as suggesting D&D is a bit on the nerdy side.
Fans of the game criticized New Times and this reporter
probably from the safety of their parents' basements as sophomoric jerks.
Check out some of the comments here.
We never directly said the game was nerdy -- we actually prefaced it with the word "cool" -- but the D&D army came to the conclusion that we were ridiculing its soldiers.
Sounds like the coolness of D&D is a bit of a touchy subject for some of role-players involved. Who knew?
Be that as it may, we want to know what you think -- which is cooler: Dungeons and Dragons or going to a "computer role-playing conference."
Vote -- and see the results of yesterday's poll -- below.
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