Dungeons & Dragons Game Linked to 9 Suicides and Murders – Warnings and Counteradvertising Requested
National Coalition on Television Violence
This news release includes a listing of 9 U.S. suicides & 3 U.S. homicides from 1979-84 which were believed to be linked to the D & D game. Pat Pulling, founder of Bothered About D & D, and NCTV make 3 specific requests to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in an effort to inform the public about D & D and prevent further violence. A detailed description of the game is given, as well as comments from various researchers. 9 out of 10 expert aggression researchers express concern about the game.