Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Codega, Linda (2022-09-20), Why Race Is Still A Problem In Dungeons & Dragons, io9, Retrieved on 2022-09-20
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    21 SEP 2022

     Race in D&D

    Racial bioessentialism is a core design crutch for Dungeons & Dragons. Across fifty years of tabletop roleplaying games, multiple novels, supplements, and additional tie-ins, D&D has continually established monolithic culture building as part of its lore. The alignment charts that Gary Gygax (and many designers) focused on as a method of easy-to-understand character building did not help matters; entire races were designated as Evil using this alignment chart, and Gygax himself can be...
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