Costumes at the D&D Table

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Costumes at the D&D Table

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It's a cliche - a bunch of D&D nerds sitting around the table dressed as their characters. I saw it pop up most recently on an episode of Married at First Sight, where one of the grooms is a D&D player.
But in forty four years of playing, I have never sat at a table with anyone playing in costume, and (with the possible exception of playing at a con, where someone was cosplaying, too) I have never even seen anyone playing D&D in costume.
So where does the idea come from, that we dress up to play?
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Sometimes I have dressed up, but it's always for DMing. It's great for ambience. I have played in one game only where everyone dressed as their PC's. BEST GAME EVER!
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I dressed all in black to DM the Castle Ravenloft module back in the late 80s. But I used to dress all in black a lot back in those days. And now.
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As a DM, isn't it costumary that anyone whose character gets a Girdle of Femininity/Masculinity must roleplay the change, full with appropriate costume?
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