The GM’s Corner: Lessons Relearned Gaming with Kids

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the opportunity to play with not one, but two different groups of kids at the game table and it proved to be quite interesting. This is a bit of a break from the articles I’ve been writing lately, but I think it’s important. Group #1 The first group played…

The Lost Age – They Came From the Lake, Session 2

Wow. I love starting holiday weekends off with a bang. And gaming with friends and all their kids (9 players plus yours truly) was a ton of fun! You can read about the first session here… In the Beginning… We started this session where the last one ended, batting clean-up on the beach after saving…

The Lost Age – They Came From the Lake, Session 1

Can I just say that I’m a bit giddy? That’s right – “giddy!” Last night I started what is really the first campaign I have begun in earnest in at least a decade. I’m GMing. My two kids are among the 9 players playing and the rest of the crew is populated by the family…

RPG Blog Carnival: Teaching the Game…

In 1982, when I was just starting the 7th grade, I met up with a group of people who were playing Dungeons and Dragons. We played a lot over the next few years. And there were few boundaries. We took on Tiamat, the Queen of Dragons, and killed her just to take her loot. Yes,…

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