Tales from the Loop is a TTRPG system and setting that focuses on tween to teen characters and how they balance life and the strange mysteries that take place in their hometown. It’s a coming of age story set in the 80’s and is great for older kids and adults to both connect to the story and adventure that awaits.
Coven of Cats is a D&D 5e compatible adventure that’s great for any age where you play as magical cats who have joined together to study the arcane arts and solve a mystery that’s plaguing the other cats in town. It comes with everything you need to play, is wonderfully illustrated, and is purrfect for some cat-themed TTRPG fun!
Kittens & Dragons from Van Ryder Games is a graphic novel choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) style story that uses search-and-find mechanics instead of dice! It’s great for running solo or with your kids for a good read, a fun game, and a wonderful adventure!
Paris Gondo – The Life Saving Magic of Inventorying is a wonderful twist on the trope of inventory management in tabletop RPGs. It builds everything – your stats, your individual and group success, and even your character’s life fulfillment – out of the loot that you choose to carry with you.
Cozy Companion is a magazine from Snowbright Studio that includes TTRPG adventures, project features, and activities for all ages (kids and adults can both enjoy) that all revolve around a particular theme for each issue! This review is for Cozy Companion volume 3: All Things Nautical!
Tabletop Role-Playing Therapy by Dr. Megan Connell is a guide for clinicians looking to use TTRPGs with their clients. As a layperson, this was also an amazing exploration into why our regular, non-guided sessions and campaigns can feel therapeutic, and it has deepened my perspective on what TTRPGs can be – I hope you find it as engaging as I have!
Super City by Amalara Game Studios is an easy to follow and quick to learn superhero themed TTRPG for kids! It’s great for making young hero characters and going on some awesome adventures together!!
Time Tails is a time-travel themed TTRPG that was featured in Snowbright’s game and fiction magazine, Cozy Companion, which dives into world lore, all-ages activities, and educational themes that are great for kids and adults alike! Check out Time Tails RPG here and get a bit of an extra peek of what’s up with Cozy Companion!
ArithMagine is a TTRPG system, made to pair with Stories RPG, for practicing numeracy skills! It’s a fun ruleset for playing with math in a dynamic and creative way that connects with the story that you make together. It’s also easy to fit into a class or school program with its rules-lite set up and flexibility to fit with any adventure.
Let’s Roll is a guide for librarians to introduce youth tabletop RPG groups in their communities and schools! This book is written by a librarian for librarians and explains everything from how to propose a program to what TTRPGs you should try with your group to how to run your first game. Check it out for tips, case study examples, and more!