A couple months ago, I interviewed Ryan, creator of FlipTales about his game and experiences developing it, but just prior to that I also tried the game and wanted to round out with a full review!
It has been a very enjoyable experience playing TTRPGs with my son, and I wanted to share some of the benefits that I’ve seen with him or experienced myself in case it encourages you to try some of these games with your children as well.
Milky Monsters is a fun system, designed to play with kids and give flexibility for the story (and kid’s imaginations). It was made to accommodate large groups, but it also worked with just me and my little one!
I interviewed Daniel, who I had known from twitter as Redwyrm, about his experiences playing D&D with his son from ages 2-4! They play D&D together, they play D&D with their family friends, and they are writing a D&D supplement book together!
This sortable list of podcasts was made to help you find a podcast that you can listen to with your kids or teens without worrying about if it is safe or not!
Warrior Princess is a fun TTRPG system for 4+ with a lot of flexibility. I played it multiple times with my son (he did not want to stop once we started), and had a lot of fun with it. This review covers game mechanics, characters, setting, and how much fun my kid had playing it.
Worried about dice being too small for young kids? Small dice difficult to see or use? Here’s some options to help find alternatives!
Kids too young for dice? Small children in the house and worried about them finding missing dice? Dice difficult to see or use? Here’s some options to help find alternatives!
Brave Bunnies is a table-top role playing game (TTRPG) designed for all ages and some fun bunny-themed shenanigans!
I had the pleasure to interview Rich, creator of Inspirisles and director of Hatchling Games. We talked about his new game (from mechanics to themes to playtesting), Inspiriles, which integrates learning sign language into play, and we discussed how to encourage parents to help their kids start TTRPGs!