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[SEM1693883] Tabletop Gaming with Kids: Design, Storytelling, Facilitation, & Training the Next Generation

ID: SEM1693883
URL: http://www.gencon.com/events/93883
GM: Darcy Ross
Location: Crowne Plaza - Pennsylvania Stn B

Date: Saturday, August 6 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Description:

A panel discussion on challenges, solutions, & joys of playing tabletop games with kids (your own and not). Panelists: Shanna Germain, Lynne Hardy, James Walls and daughter Carrie, and John Harness.

This panel will bring together some great minds coming with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. The first half of the panel will be questions from the moderator on topics of challenges and tips for gaming with kids, the second half will be questions collected from audience members. Shanna Germain from Monte Cook Games is lead designer of the kids RPG “No Thank You Evil”, debuting at Gen Con this year. Lynne Hardy of Modiphius Entertainment is the designer of the tea-time steampunk pulp adventure RPG “Cogs, Cakes & Swordsticks.” James Walls talks about gaming on Living 4 Crits and Youtube. His wife and daughters have become gamers and GMs themselves, and his daughter Carrie will be a panelist. John Harness is an artist and arts educator who runs a weekly after-school RPG night for 9-12 year olds and is the founder/moderator of the RPG for Kids Facebook page.