This article covers how you can easily make a short zine or booklet prop (like a menu for a restaurant in your game or a notebook for a bard) with kids using standard printer paper and supplies at home.
This article is meant to show you how to help your kid gain the skills and confidence needed to run a tabletop RPG all on their own!
Check out how we made a dice tower with our clickable building bricks from scratch during this year’s (many) snow days, which includes features from the kiddo ranging from a mini volcano to a “teleporter portal” sky door!
When creating games that are accessible to wider audiences, like making them more accessible to young kids, or trying out ideas that we haven’t seen released before, we sometimes push on the definition of what a tabletop RPG actually is. This post looks at how TTRPGs and games are defined in a technical sense, how they can be defined from a public viewpoint, and what’s important about our creative endeavors.
This tips and tricks article goes over how to make easy TTRPG encounter maps using grid marked wrapping paper! From having a low cost and transportable 2D map to adding consistent grids on 3D map elements, I’ll share what I use for in-person game sessions here!
This article by TTRPGkids is part of a parallel shared guest post between TTRPGkids and Thomas R Wilson, a Neuro…
TTRPGs can be amazing tools for helping players, particularly kids, practice social and emotional skills in a fun and engaging way. Check out below to see why they work so well AND get a few easy ways that you can incorporate social-emotional learning into your TTRPGs!
This article is to help give some steps and ideas that you can use for creating fun and engaging NPCs, both pre-planned and through improv, particularly for young players!
If you’re looking to use TTRPGs in the classroom or after class/at home to reinforce science and engineering learning, check out here for a few very big ways that you can incorporate core science and engineering skills into your games while keeping them fun!
I’ve played, made, and/or written about over 100 different tabletop RPGs on TTRPGkids, and one thing that has very consistently made games easier for my kid and me between all of these projects is the inclusion of a cheat sheet or summary sheet. So, to help you with creating your own for a system you’re trying out or adding to a game you’re creating for others, I want to break down what makes a good TTRPG cheat sheet and why you should consider it!