This is the best explanation I've seen in here. It also, I believe, has to do with epidemic beyond the flu or plague...it's a transformative epidemic, changing normal people into murderous or mindless creatures. It's changing order into apparent chaos and adding suspense to the apocalypse beyond the predicatable bands… » 3/27/14 3:22pm 3/27/14 3:22pm

D&D always seemed mysterious to me...as in I didn't know what the hell people did when they played. Did they just pretend and tell stories? Was there a game board and defined moves? I would have felt utterly ridiculous if the former, and bored out of my skull if the latter. So I never even tried it. » 3/26/14 3:25pm 3/26/14 3:25pm