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Fantasy is a popular genre, having found a home for itself in almost every medium. While fantasy art and recently fantasy films have been increasingly popular, it is fantasy literature which has always been the genre's primary medium.

Fantasy role-playing games cross several different media. Dungeons & Dragons was the first tabletop role-playing game, and remains the most successful and influential.<ref>According to a 1999 survey in the United States, 6% of 12- to 35-year-olds have played role-playing games. Of those who play regularly, two thirds play D&D.{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref><ref>Products branded Dungeons & Dragons made up over fifty percent of the RPG products sold in 2005. {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }} Retrieved from Internet Archive 20 February 2014.</ref> The science fantasy role-playing game series Final Fantasy has been an icon of the role-playing video game genre (as of 2012 still among the top ten best-selling video game franchises). The first collectible card game, Magic: The Gathering, has a fantasy theme, and is similarly dominant in the industry.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }} Note that the "twelve million" figure given here is used by Hasbro; while through their subsidiary Wizards of the Coast they would be in the best position to know through tournament registrations and card sales, they also have an interest in presenting an optimistic estimate to the public.</ref>


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