Category Archives: DM for Kids

DM for Kids: Back in the Saddle (literally…)

In my last DM for Kids column I lamented the fact that scheduling D&D sessions was not happening nearly as frequently Ā as I’d like! However, my intention was to rectify that over the Christmas holidays …. and I’m very happy … Continue reading

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2013: Onwards!! Aspirations for the New Year…

Well a Happy New Year to all; we seem to have decided there is still life after the Mayan calendar, which is good to know, as it means more gaming time! šŸ™‚ Anyway, as I mentioned in my last post, … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: No RPG Slots!

No D&D for the last couple of months! šŸ˜¦ A combination of in-laws and other relatives staying with us most of the last 3 months; my son starting his first year at secondary school in September, with all the acclimatisation … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: Holiday Packing

Yay, its the summer holidays, and the kids are now off school. We’re off on holiday at the end this week, and obviously we hope the weather is going to be such that beaches and swimming are theĀ main order of … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: DnD Next

Unfortunately, I just haven’t yet managed to start some DnD Next play testing with the kids, due to end-of-term school commitment, exams and work stuff. Definitely want to have a go as it does look like a ruleset well suited … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: The Amber Tower

Heroic Tier, Level 3 The kids’ characters are now based in Fallcrest (staying at the Silver Unicorn of course) and actively looking for new adventures!Ā  While staying in Fallcrest, they managed to rescue the old wizard Nimozaran (who lives in … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: DM Style

GM Merit badges are cool! After coming across this neat set of icons Ā (I know, quite late compared to everyone else…)Ā intended to reflect a GM’s approach to their game, I thought it would be fun to consider my style when … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: Session Props

Heroic Tier, Level 1 The characters have just finished a tough and rousing battle in the main hall of the kobold lair, finishing off the kobold chieftain and his shaman side-kick, plus a bunch more of the nasty little humanoids. … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: The Menagerie

Welcome to the debut of a new columnĀ  ‘DM for Kids‘, which will highlight some of the great times I’m having playing D&D with my (currently) 12 -year old daughter and 10-year son, and some of the lessons I’m learning. … Continue reading

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