Educational resources and general intro to TTRPGkids for SXSW EDU attendees

TTRPGkids is at SXSW EDU 2024 for 1:1 mentor sessions AND to give a talk on using TTRPGs to teach engineering skills! Find info on the TTRPGkids events, resources supporting the talk, and a general intro for those who are new to TTRPGkids!

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What is TTRPGkids?

TTRPGkids is a free web resource that’s all about using tabletop role-playing games of all shapes and sizes with kids and all-ages. It has info on games that are just for fun and games that are used for applied work in education and therapeutics. TTRPGkids won a silver ENnie, one of the highest awards that is given out in the world of TTRPGs, in 2023 and currently has over 400 articles posted that range from game reviews to interviews with industry leaders to tips from personal experience to educational and library resources. This site is meant to be a helpful one-stop shop for kid-focused and all-ages TTRPGs.

Talk: Teaching Engineering Problem Solving Through Tabletop RPGs

Steph from TTRPGkids is giving a talk on “Teaching Engineering Problem Solving Through Tabletop RPGs” that goes over how TTRPGs reinforce problem solving and can be used with engineering students to practice their skills. You can find details on the talk through the link above, and, for supporting material specifically for this particular talk, check out these articles on TTRPGkids:

TTRPGkids mentoring program time

Steph is also going to be part of the 1:1 mentorship program where individuals can sign up for a short session to talk shop about educational TTRPG applications and self publishing!

If you’d like to sit down for a quick chat and get advice on applied gaming, stop by on March 5 from 11:30am – 12:45pm CT in Room 410 at the Hilton!

TTRPG x EDU resources list

For additional resources on educational tabletop RPGs, I have a whole section of the blog devoted just to EDU, which you can find here.

Of particular note, I recommend that you check out:

Connecting with TTRPGkids

If you’d like to chat further or want to keep up to date on future TTRPGkids resources, events, etc…

Please sign up for the TTRPGkids newsleter here!

Connect on social media through the linktree here!

And send me an email at to chat!

Thank you for checking out TTRPGkids during SXSW EDU 2024, I hope the site can be a useful resource to you, and HAPPY GAMING!

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