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TTRPGkids Tips and Tricks: Tracking items and managing inventory in TTRPG’s with kids!

Remembering to use your items in game can be a challenge for kids or adults – here are some tips and tricks for keeping item tracking easy enough for kids to do on their and accessible enough that any player will remember to use their inventory!

Where to find: TTRPG and D&D inspired books for kids, families, and classrooms!

This list of books was made to help you find some TTRPG and D&D books and stories for the whole family that aren’t adventures to be played, but are adventures to be read so you can foster reading skills and connect with TTRPG’s in a whole new way!
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Tips and Tricks: DIY dice roller crafts you can do with kids!

My kiddo will get VERY enthusiastic about rolling dice while we play and… half the time they end up across the room with the cat batting and chasing them under the couch. Here’s a few dice roller crafts that I’ve made with kiddo to help keep the dice on or near the table and help with tracking which ones to use!

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Interview: Adam of Game to Grow and Critical Core!

I had a wonderful talk with Adam, about both Game to Grow, a non-profit organization that uses therapeutic gaming to help youth, and Critical Core, a 5e based game specifically designed for building social skills and confidence through gaming. This was a great chat, I learned quite a bit about educational gaming, and I am happy to share our discussion with you!

TTRPGkids game review: Gangs Jr.

Gangs Jr. was my first foray into playing wargame style TTRPG’s, and it actually worked really well as an introduction for myself, in addition to being a lot of fun for my kid.  We ran a very fun water balloon fight across a map covered in blocks and toys, and loved the simplified system for getting both a newcomer and a little one into a new type of gaming.