Dungeons & Dragons, once at the RPG gaming vanguard, will enter the modern world of open source software. Wizards of the Coast, the company that bought the rights to D&D in 1997, is seeking to revitalize the archetypal game by giving the basic code away. Wizards hopes that other companies will expand the rules and revitalize the game. According to a company spokesman, D&D is still played by 1.5 million people every month.
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