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For this whirlwind tour I'm joined by Colin Anderson, a.k.a. Family Fantasy RPG, and we take you through what it means to find a family through TTPRGs. Colin has a wealth of experience in the family-friendly homebrew and TTRPG space, and he shares his insight and experience gained from designing child-focused role-playing games. One thread which is universal, however, is that D&D is an evergreen learning activity for all ages and experience, and every sessions is a learning opportunity. This is true whether you're playing with three-year olds, or grizzled OD&D veterans. Having run games with both his child and partner, Colin explains the challenges that accompany a group of younger players, and how it can be uniquely rewarding. We also discuss why child-friendly TTRPGs are even required; the inherent complexity of the rules that I struggle with to this day! By offering simplified tiers of play through games such as Dino Riderz and Hero Kids, you can slowly and safely introduce new players to the wonders of RPGs, without the dense baggage of three hardback rule books. 02:44 - The role of "family" within D&D 09:36 - TTRPG'ers: The extended family you get to pick 20:00 - Family friendly games and their hidden benefits 36:03 - Tying family into character backstories 49:19 - Constructive criticism in the TTRPG family Follow Colin (@FamFantasyRPG) on: Website: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: YouTube: Heroes of Sol'an: The Turtle Guild: Follow me on: Website: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: References: WildSpire Miniatures Expeditious Retreat Press Hero Kids by Hero Forge Games No Thank You, Evil! Amazing Tales by Martin Lloyd Fairies of the Mistglade on DMs Guild Dino Riderz on DMs Guild Intro Music: 'Local Forecast' by Kevin MacLeod Intermission Music: 'Chill' by Kevin MacLeod Outro Music: 'Local Forecast - Elevator' by Kevin MacLeod
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