Category Archives: Parents of Gamers

NAVAH: The Caverns ‘neath the Mad God’s Stirrup

I dug out the first adventure I ever wrote for Navah, at least I think it was the first one, from back around 1981. Isle of the Sharkmen and In a Pickle at Dill were the first, but that was … Continue reading

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Pirate Treasure Map for McCormick’s Creek Park, Indiana

When my son was about ten (2006), I made this treasure map for his birthday party. I mentioned it in a post on party games last week, and then found it this week. The Pirate’s Lair was a reserved shelter. … Continue reading

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Party Games — Treasure Hunts, Scavenger Hunts, Mysteries

When my kids were between 8 and 12, they loved games, and we used to create either our own boardgames or play some sort of treasure hunt, scavenger hunt, riddle, or puzzle. This also made a great birthday party activity, … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Guide to Starting Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) or Pathfinder

Gaming has gotten a lot more commercial over the years, and I really don’t enjoy going into stores much any more. A friend of mine and I were chatting about how kids today often have problems starting to game because … Continue reading

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