In which Chatty revisits most of his “Playing with Children” posts and represents them in anthology form to celebrate “Teach Kids to Game” week.
In which Chatty concludes the Bedside story he and his daughter Rory created. A story about a young teenaged magician named May-Gee, a boy and the power of music and linked magic.
In which Chatty goes back to basics and shares the first part of an bedtime interactive story he created with his daughter.
This post is my personal musings about introducing my son to tabletop roleplaying as a progression from the Storytime games we’ve been playing since I came back from Gen Con last year. Instead of telling you why I want to do this, I’ll refer you to Martin Ralya’s excellent RPG advocacy article he just posted […]
Earlier today we were driving to the restaurant for a family dinner. I’m telling my 7 year old son Nico about how long it’s been since we did an interactive story. Nico “I’d like to have another of those stories” Chatty “You know Nico, you’re old enough to play the real game of Dungeons and […]
This post is part of a growing series relating the role playing bedtime stories I make with my kids. I hope you still enjoy them. Over the holidays, I concluded Nico’s Sword of Dream story. I’m not going to write about it, mostly because I forgot to record them and I don’t remember much from […]
This series chronicles my Interactive Storytelling bedtime stories with my kids. Today is a chronicle of the short session I had with Rory, my 5 year old daughter. Chatty: So sweetie, do you want to try making a story like I do with Nico? Rory: Yes Daddy! I’m going to be Cartain the Warrior Princess […]
This post is part of a series where I made the going to bed story of my son into a free form roleplaying game. See the first post here and the whole series here. While I’ve been doing Interactive stories with my son since I came back from Gen Con, not all of them were […]
Three weeks ago I was on a fairly long car trip with both my children. I decided to test freeform storytelling with both of them to see how well young siblings could cooperate. After quite a rocky start we managed to agree on some rules so we could avoid fighting and move our story forward. […]
This post is part of a series where I explore freeform roleplaying as a bedtime story for my 6 year old son, Nico. Chatty: So what do you want me to read tonight? Nico: Can we play the story game again? It’s been a long time and I’m sure your friends on the computer miss […]