Tabletop Games for Children

Great article on what could be a missing market. Having had small children, I played a really toned down version of D&D. Almost took it right back to basic. You could an Elf/Dwarf/Hobbit/Wizard/Warrior style.

We did played a lot of Dungeon the Board game. It’s a great starter for younger kids.

There might be a market to create something that would appeal to our younger crowd.

Worldsmithing

So it’s been… Not quite a year since I posted, but close. What can I say? I got myself on a roll of a post or more every week, and then things changed. I got a full time job. Then another one. I had a baby. Did you know how much writing time having a baby cuts into? Apparently, holding a screaming, puking hobgoblin in one arm while trying to type with the other does not lend itself well to productivity.

Don’t get me wrong. I love my screaming hobgoblin. But maybe it means I’ll come back to blogging with a more manageable schedule than a board game review and RPG idea post every single week.

Actually, it was little Hob (that’s what I’m going to call him now) that made me want to come back to this blog. See, I want to be able to play games with my…

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Another day another Gatekeeper in D&D

There has been a lot talk about Gate-keeping going around, and it has been for a while. The fact that is a real thing in many forms truly makes me shudder.

I want to share this beautiful written article on the subject. It’s important to realize just how much those of us believe that “Everyone Is Welcome at our tables” need to make sure we open the gates and grow something that has become one amazing community.

kattulip

It’s been a while since I last wrote, but there was a ruckus in the community and you know I love a good opinion piece. So, as the latest gatekeeper war in the community simmers down, the crumpled mass of words the only sign there ever was one. People have blocked and are moving on. I’ve been thinking about the article that this person wrote to sum up their original tweets. No, I won’t share the article here, I won’t mention their name, simply because I have no interest in giving that arrogant and condescending attitude more space that it deserves. Trust me it’s easy enough to find on Twitter and probably will be for days…

However, while I was streaming last night, I think he referred to those who stream d&d as fake hipster and actors, I thought about the nonsense of his points and tried to sift through…

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