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Board games break millennials away from screens

People playing Dungeons & Dragons
A group of attendees play a game of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons at Comic-Con International. Photo: Daniel Knighton / FilmMagic

"Board game nights are having a moment," Marie Elizabeth Oliver writes in the WashPost.

Our thought bubble: As the friend who alerted us to this trend put it: "It's counterintuitive, but it makes sense." We think we all want to be on our screens. But with the world going so fast on social media, board games give us a chance to break away from the stress, relax and be real again.