Educational TTRPGs and/or XP? Call for proposals is open for SXSW EDU 2025 through July 21 + help from TTRPGkids!

Do you have an educational TTRPG that you think would help educators? Do you have experience using TTRPGs to teach or help students? Consider submitting your proposals to SXSW EDU 2025 to help others with your XP!

Review of Venture Society by 9th Level Games

Venture Society is a TTRPG designed for young players that teaches about empathy and social skills while on a fun non-violent adventure! I had the opportunity to GM the pre-release demo at Origins Game Fair with an awesome little adventurer and his family, and I got to speak with the game’s creators about their goals with the game. Here’s my take, and I hope you enjoy this preview!

TTRPGkids on Ludology Podcast, Episode 14: TTRPGs and SEL in the classroom

TTRPGkids has a regular spot on Ludology Podcast, and in this part of the series, I’ll be talking about educational TTRPGs! Episdoe 14 gets into how TTRPGs build SEL skills into the classroom, and you can check it out here along with some additional resources for after you listen!

Review of The Bodhana Group’s Branch Riders!

Branch Riders is a TTRPG designed by a therapeutic gaming non-profit, The Bodhana Group, that aims to facilitate teamwork, creative problem solving, and development of other core player skills while providing a fun and easy to interact with adventure spanning any genre so everyone can play the character they want! See what’s up with their latest project, Branch Riders, here!