Nov 02 2016

Advantage to Insight – Episode 12: Children

Did you play Dungeons & Dragons when you were a child? Did you teach D&D to your children? There are so many questions when it comes to playing D&D with children, where to start? Join us as we barely scratch the surface… all this and more–this week on Advantage to Insight!

Why This Topic

  • Differences between running D&D for children and adults?


  • What age is a good start?
  • Reasoning and bargaining
  • General gaming introduction
  • Imagination, math, learning
  • Simplifying the rules, modifications
  • Buy-in and stakes, session length vs. attention span
  • Content, violence, context




1 ping

  1. Michael Phillips

    One thing early in the podcast, I strongly suggest that when the kids generate setting in play? Run with it. You’ll have a better game and they’ll have more fun. Sharing some of that narrative control is good with adults and incredible when playing with kids.

    1. Wayne Chang

      Thanks Michael! That is great advice for any game–adults or children!

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