Show Notes

The Session Zero Duo sit down with special guest Shareef Jackson from Rivals of Waterdeep to talk about gaming with generation Z. Tune in to learn more about what games have to offer kids and what cool things kids can bring to your table.

Steve Discont can be found on twitter at @bearlynormal, and Porter Green at @DagmarRugosa.

Shareef Jackson, his writing, and his social media can be found at his website, and can be found on the Dungeon & Dragons Actual Play show Rivals of Waterdeep. 

You can go to the following URLs or research articles to learn about some of the topics discussed in this episode:

Rosselet, J. G., & Stauffer, S. D. (2013). Using group role-playing games with gifted children and adolescents: A psychosocial intervention model. International Journal of Play Therapy, 22(4), 173–192.

Salonius, Pasternak, D. E. & Gelfond, H. S. (2005). The Next Level of Research on Electronic Play: Potential Benefits and Contextual Influences for Children and Adolescents. Human Technology, Volume 1 (1), pp. 5-22. URN:NBN:fi:jyu-2005123. Retrieved from

Top of the Table – Introducing Kids to RPGs” by Matt Miller

Mermaid Adventures, an RPG by Third Eye Games

 Fate Accelerated, an RPG by Evil Hat Productions

No Thank You Evil, an RPG by Monte Cook Games

The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

Epyllion, an RPG by Magpie Games

Autonomic, a YA RPG actual play podcast

Skyjacks: Courier’s Call, a YA RPG actual play podcast