reetings to you, eager adventurers, explorers, investigators,
inventors, and pioneers, all! Welcome to the official site of the Young
Person's Adventure League!
page device is devoted to the subject of playing tabletop
role-playing games with young people. Tabletop, or pen-and-paper RPGs,
are the kind played with dice and books, not the type that require a
computer or game console. It's the old-fashioned way of getting into a
grand adventure, and many of us older folks feel that it's still the
updates that previously appeared here are now on the Dromedary
Dispatch page - please go there for updates on the Young
Adventure League and adventure games for young people.
Be sure to
visit these other fine internet resources on young people and gaming:
Yahoo group is a long-running online
discussion group devoted to kids and RPGs. To read or post to the
group, you must have a Yahoo account, which is free of charge.
is a kids-and-RPGs podcast hosted by Sam Chupp, founder of the Kids-RPG
Yahoo group and author of numerous role-playing games and supplements,
including Changeling: The Dreaming. Give a
listen to Sam as he talks about gaming with kids, conducts interviews
with young gamers, and more!
Dice 'n' Diapers
features articles, editorials, reviews, and a forum, all on the topic
of being a gamer parent - "Because gamers do
Firefly Games is a game publishing company
based in northern California that designs and publishes quality child-
and family-friendly games - such as Monster Island
and Faery's Tale - for all ages. Their site also
contains a forum
where you can often find great discussions on gaming with young people.
Kids - a list compiled by Sophie LagacÚ. Her
list includes tabletop wargames such as Fuzzy Heroes, as
well as many of the same games found here in the Adventurer's
Atlas page, plus a few others not found here.
Squidoo - Roleplaying
- a 'lens' that is focused on roleplaying with young people, with lots
of tips and links to excellent sites (including this one!)
for Creative Adventure Storytelling is an
organization that develops roleplaying programs for kids during summer
breaks and in afterschool sessions during the school year, to help them
use the knowledge they have gained in school and exercise their problem
solving and teamwork skills.
check back here regularly to this new-fangled internet-scape
page site for future updates, articles, reviews, and
adventures. Good luck, fare well, and keep your dice dry!
Dr. Otto Awkward
Commander-in-Chief, Young Person's Adventure League
Anna, the Time Traveling Palindromedary
Camel-in-Chief, Young Camel's Adventure League
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