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  1. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20181023

    The Minimum Check Boxes Or what happens when MoonHunter's Kid decides to start a chronicle So my oldest son has decided, out of the blue, to run a game of Deadlands over VoIP for a few of his Boyscout Friends. Not D&D 3.5. Not FATE or FAE. Not his current game of the moment Champions 4ed...
  2. M

    Dealing with "death and dismemberment" in a kids' RPG

    I'm trying to finish up the beta draft of a kids-focused RPG. The general theme of the RPG is a "worlds hopping" thing, sort of akin to Doctor Who meets a Wrinkle in Time. One of the things I'm getting hung up on is death and catastrophic injury (scrapes and bruises are ok... stab wounds...
  3. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180226

    A PSA and the reasons why it is important NATIONAL TELL A FAIRY TALE DAY On February 26, have a happily ever after kind of day. It’s National Fairy Tale Day! What were once oral histories, myths and legends retold around the fire or by traveling storytellers, have been written down and...
  4. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180206

    Be Internet Awesome This is a PSA Posting To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence. If you have Kids or Nephews/...
  5. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20171010

    Adventures in Scouting - the Roleplaying Edition A troop of Boyscouts wanted to learn "real gaming". God have Mercy on my Soul, but after years of bashing D&D (I mean I have openly and actively disliked this game since 1977), I ran a D&D 3.5 game for our Boyscout Troop. I chose 3.5 because...
  6. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20171009

    A little FAE Our Boyscout troop has camp outs that include rpgs. In truth, we have a very nerdy troop. (Here, a link about past Boyscout entries). So I was... underenthused about being their GM. We had finished a Steam Punk BRP mini campaign (3 sessions, one adventure each session), D&D Kick...
  7. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20170705

    If you let it in your game, you get what you deserve. If you have been following along, you will know that one of my kids is in love with D&D 3.5. He is a data gamer, collecting and memorizing every possible feat, power, skill, and so on for 3.5. Much to my shame, he is also a power gamer...
  8. J

    Running B1 for 5E

    I'm running B1 with 5E for my bro-in-law and his three sons, ages 16, 11, and 8. Had our first session today and had a lot of fun. Party of 4: 8 year old Colin runs Luke Thunderballs, a Dragonborn Ranger. 11 year old Jackson has Jaxxor the Deep Gnome Rogue. 16 year old Adam has Hilo the...
  9. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20170525

    [cue = "country western sound track"] "Mamas, don't let your children grow up to be gamers" [/cue] Specifically PC gamers. And gamers that play MMORPGs or multiplayer games. Because they suck up your bandwidth so you can't post from home. Then they get pouty and complain when the internet is...
  10. Gentleman Highwayman

    OVA as a beginner/introductory game?

    I've been looking at things to introduce my son and others to RPGs. I bought Hero Kids, but I find it a bit too tight and a little bit too 'traditional'. (Wow, that last bit hurt to type.) A recent thread had me pull out my copy of OVA Revised and I knew instantly why I backed it on KS. The core...
  11. Bliss Authority

    Sing, o TRO, of younger teenagers and the games you ran for them.

    Right now I'm working on a game for a middle school-early high school audience, and I was wondering: Who here has run games for their kids, or with their kids? Got any good stories about that? What would you do differently when running a game for young teens? What games out there would you...
  12. T

    New Sci-fi rpg for kids and their parents

    So what started out as a homebrew for a 6yr old and his dad is now a fully blown production with a 62pg test pack and module. It's already out there being played and is scheduled to be demonstrated at a number of conventions in march. Current working title is VANGUARD This is a sci-fi rpg for...
  13. Sixten

    Kid-friendly non-collectible card games?

    There are a number CCGs aimed at the six-and-up set, like Pokemon and Yu-gi-oh. But it seems to me that the they're even more insidious (in terms of relentless commercialism and gotta-buy-more) than most CCGs aimed at older players, like Magic. So, while I think that my almost eight year-old...
  14. D

    Crawling at the Club

    For the last year and a half I have been struggling to bring Table Top Role Playing Games to children at the Boys and Girls Club where I work. Fortunately the struggle has had nothing to do with my manager, who loved DnD as a child. The problem hasn't even been with parents, who, when they have...
  15. I

    [Postmortem] Agents of Swing: Gosh Spies!

    Gosh, Spies! is 120 pages of information for your Agents of SWING games, expanding the scope of the game into the realms of Saturday Morning Adventure cartoons with a particular emphasis on girl’s adventures. The book has information and ideas on running SWINGgames for children and particularly...
  16. S

    Summer Camp Larping for Kids!

    Hi all, I run a summer camp in Boulder, CO that is a fantasy LARP for kids. We're celebration our 14th year and I finally got around to making a facebook page for us. http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Adventure-Education-Company/204108656304291 Please Share/Like it and help us keep the...
  17. M

    Anyone introduced their child to RPGs?

    So I have a young daughter who is interested in swashbuckling, magic, dragons, all the fantasy staples. She's definitely still too young to play any sort of RPG at the moment, but I've been thinking about the best way to introduce her to them when she gets a bit older. So has anyone done this...
  18. S

    [Leverage] The Tween Dream Job

    I needed a kid-friendly scenario for A Taste of Leverage this afternoon at Labyrinth Games and Puzzles in DC because we had a thirteen-year-old girl attending. I'm posting what I came up with in case anyone has use for it, and because it's a nice example of the Situation Generator doing a lot of...
  19. The Scribbler

    Help Needed: GMing For Kids

    So, I was recently pulled aside by the wife of (and co-owner with) the guy who runs my local gaming store. It appears that a few kids of the 9-12 age group (mostly in the upper end of that range) had professed curiosity about roleplaying games, but they weren't comfortable playing with some of...
  20. DemoThesaurus

    Gaming Sessions and Friends With Kids / Babies?

    So I just canceled preliminary plans for a game session because I found out that the friends who are a married couple with two kids (2 yrs. and 1 month old, approx.) would actually be interested in coming. I invited them out of politeness / habit, but was secretly hoping they wouldn't show due...
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