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Workshop | Running D&D for Children and Teens

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Workshop | Running D&D for Children and Teens

Dungeons & Dragons 5e, Game Master Workshop on Google Hangouts, Owlbear Rodeo, D&D Beyond

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts

$30.00

Information

  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Advanced

Price per player-session
$30.00

About the adventure

Tabletop games offer parents, teachers, and librarians a fantastic opportunity to connect with younger audiences through engaging collaborative storytelling. Adults seeking to lead engaging tabletop adventures are welcome to join Game Master Juni Ruiz as he highlights tips and resources you can use to facilitate game sessions for younger players. While Dungeons & Dragons is used as an example many of the concepts can be applied to other tabletop roleplaying games. Participants will engage with one another to create a simple adventure for the group to enjoy that illustrates the topics discussed.

Professional Game Master

Juni Ruiz

he/him

42 Reviews

Streamer
Podcaster
Hispanic/Latinx
Neurodivergent
Teacher/Educator
Voice Actor
Multi-lingual

17 years as a TTRPG player

11 years as a Game Master

142 games hosted

Brings Fun Times, Sourcebooks, Maps, Story Related Visuals to the table

Juni Ruiz profile

Additional Details

How to prepare

A webcam and mic will be needed for this workshop. Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition is primarily used in this workshop, but several concepts can be applied to other tabletop roleplaying games. Participants are encouraged to bring any questions related to adapting rules, stories, mechanics, etc.

What I provide

Various digital dice rollers will be highlighted. Maps and other story-related visuals will be displayed via onscreen overlays and an easily accessible virtual tabletop.

Gameplay details

The workshop will use on-screen overlays to highlight topics. We will discuss general themes appropriate for children and teens as well as various safety tools that work best with these groups.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used

    (none)

How will character creation work

Premade characters will be provided to demonstrate how characters can be tailored towards your group. The group will quickly generate an example character as well.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Low
  • Roleplay: Low
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Advanced

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