RPG For Kids

20-sided dice

Role Playing Games are a lot of fun. What are some good introductory role-playing games for kids? (And particularly for girls)

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Build your own RPG (for kids!)

How hard would it be to build your own RPG? I mean the whole thing, the mechanics and the stories, the artwork, everything.

The {stories|tales} themselves are {rich|detailed|richly detailed}, if {predictable|familiar}.

"Will {Storm|Fire|Water|Ice|Dungeon|Rock|Gold|Mist}{Breaker|Bringer|Eater|Taker|Shaker} the {Brave|Foolish|Wise|Golden|Nasty} be able to {defeat|out-wit|double-cross|trounce|betray} {Storm|Fire|Water|Ice|Dungeon|Rock|Gold|Mist}{Breaker|Bringer|Eater|Taker|Shaker} the {Brave|Foolish|Wise|Golden|Nasty|Green|Orange|Brown|Red|Sudden} before {he|she|they} can {destroy|befriend|overthrow|thrash|swindle} {Storm|Fire|Water|Ice|Dungeon|Rock|Gold|Mist}{Breaker|Bringer|Eater|Taker|Shaker} the {Brave|Foolish|Wise|Golden|Nasty}? Perhaps, but only with a little {sorcery|magic|luck|trinket|loot|cunning|patience|spellbook|demonic divination} — and a whole lot of {sorcery|magic|luck|armor|weapons|blood-curdling yells|crafting|loot|fighting|raiding|spell casting|dice rolling}!"

OR

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It's a {frosty|chilly|stormy|moonless|steamy} {night|evening|dawn} in {a strange|an unfamiliar|a bustling|a corrupt|a deadly|a quiet|the party|the deadliest|the worst} {city|town|village|forest|hamlet|district}, and you're a{ 3-foot tall|n angry| crusty| crooked| wanted|n infamous| nasty| hard-boiled| wide-eyed| naive|n excitable| trigger-happy} {burglar|thief|rogue|swindler|pirate|cop|politician|taxi-driver} with {a full-face tattoo|too many guns|not a dollar to your name|an unbroken streak of bad luck|hair on your feet|a grudge|a fear of {spiders|silence|noses}|a bad case of the blues|a mysterious power|a knack for levitating|an overdue library book}. Your {lovely|deceitful} {partner|assistant|cousin|pet|gorilla} is {missing|in trouble|gone|up to mischief}{ (again!)|}, and the only clues you{'ll {wake up with|start with}| have| can find} are a{ terrible headache| throbbing head| {broken|sore} nose| missing tooth| missing finger| broken finger}, {a slip of paper|a page from a {spell|recipe |cook|phone-}book|a piece of artwork| a {crystal|silver} vase| a {silver|gold|jade} key| a hairy {tarantula|monkey}}, and {a {magic|glowing|sparkling} ring|a {talking|singing|drunken} {frog|mouse|possum}}.

Character Sheet Ideas:

See RPG Character Sheet Generator

Probabilities

For 3 regular dice (6 sided)

Read the below as follows:

When you throw 3 regular dice and add up their total:

  • Probability of throwing exactly 6 equals 4.63%
  • Probability of throwing 6 or less is 9.26%
  • Probability of throwing 6 or more is 95.37%
Total Exact <= >=
3 0.46% 0.46% 100.00%
4 1.39% 1.85% 99.54%
5 2.78% 4.63% 98.15%
6 4.63% 9.26% 95.37%
7 6.94% 16.20% 90.74%
8 9.72% 25.93% 83.80%
9 11.57% 37.50% 74.07%
10 12.50% 50.00% 62.50%
11 12.50% 62.50% 50.00%
12 11.57% 74.07% 37.50%
13 9.72% 83.80% 25.93%
14 6.94% 90.74% 16.20%
15 4.63% 95.37% 9.26%
16 2.78% 98.15% 4.63%
17 1.39% 99.54% 1.85%
18 0.46% 100.00% 0.46%

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