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My son is looking for a D&D group to join, preferably on the
weekends. He is eleven years old. 8 year old sister is interested
too. If there is not one already established he would be glad to
host as dungeon master. Please contact me with suggestions or
interest! Thank you. (We are in Kensington.)
There is a great ongoing d&d group headed at Its Your Move on Telegraph
and 51st which starts at 12:30 pm on sundays. I think the kids age
right now range from about 7ish to 16 or so, and they all have a great
time. The DM 's name is Will, and he is amazing, getting kids to really
enjoy the game for 3 hours or so, regardless of the level. And he only
charges 10 dollars!
son loves d&d
My 10 year old son loves D&D and would love to find a group
of kids to play with. We've just moved back to the Bay Area
from out of state and he is really missing his gaming gang.
We live in Point Richmond and are open to driving around to
get to games...thanks!
I don't know of specific Dungeons and Dragons groups, but your son may be
interested in a similar roleplaying game called Abantey. The Roleplay
Workshop runs afterschool and weekend games for kids and teens on Piedmont
Avenue in Oakland. The Fall schedule is starting up at the end of
September. My kids have participated in the Roleplay Workshop for years and
really enjoy it. Check out details about the game and enrollment at their
you might try Games of Berkeley. They have game afternoons/eves for kids.
Also, the Berkeley Public Library (at least the downtown branch) has games
for older kids like yours.
Mom of 6y/o Pokemon enthusiast
Local game stores will often host D&D and other gaming groups. I would just
call Games of Berkeley, Dr. Comics and Mr. Games, Endgame, etc. and ask.
Also, there's a interactive role play camp (on weekends too) at Dr. Comics
and Mr. Games called Abantey http://www.roleplay-workshop.com/ that D&D lovers often enjoy. This is structured and adult-run
and emphasizes math and social skills. You should definately check this out,
especially if you're looking for a summer camp.
My son has been going to the kids Dungeons and Dragons group at Its
Your Move on telegraph (and 51st) on sundays for years. The DM
Will is amazing, with lots of imagination as well as super ability
as DM. Right now, it is drop in starting at 12:30 pm on sunday and
lasts for about 4 hours. I think its about 10 dollars.
happy mom from Oakland
Hi, I am looking for a Dungeons & Dragons group for a my 12 years old
son. I checked the internet but found only a group in SF, but I am
looking for a group that meets in Berkeley or near by.
Will be happy for any information.
Games of Berkeley has standing drop-in D&D on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
They're next to the Downtown Berkeley BART station, a couple blocks up
from Berkeley High, at the corner of Shattuck and Center.
When I was a kid, there were Dungeons & Dragons groups everywhere. Now that my
9-year-old son has discovered the game, we can't find anyone to play with! Is
there anyone out there around his age that likes to play D & D? Is there a
regularly-scheduled game or group we could join?
Where did all the gamers go?
My son and his friends are very into D&D right now. It is
alive and well. I would recommend going to a gaming store and
seeing if they host games. Your post didn't say where you
live, but two recommendations are: End Game in Oakland and
Black Diamond Games in Walnut Creek (moving to Concord any
day now, though). If these places don't host games, they
probably have a way of hooking your son up with other kids
who want to add players for their games. My son and his
friends custom tailor their games for their characters, so
maybe your son could get a few friends interested and start a
game of their own. A friend of mine bought the book Dungeons
and Dragons for Dummies (I kid you not) to figure out what
their kid was doing all the time. Maybe that would be a place
for you and your son to start exploring it together.
Geeking out is Good
I heartily recommend
The Roleplay Workshop in Oakland on
Piedmont Avenue. http://www.roleplay-workshop.com/ Becky
offers after-school, holiday, and summer camp programs. From
the website, it appears the minimum age is 10. My two sons
primarily went during school breaks and summer vacation. They
always had a good time, it was reasonably priced, and Becky
was always understanding and flexible.
My 12 year old has recently become interested in the Dungeons and dragons game. He knows how to play the
game well but has not found a group of people his age to play with. Does anyone have any ideas of where he
could go in the Alameda-Oakland- Berkeley area?
There is a group of 8 to 13 year olds who play D&D and Star Wars RPGs
every other weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in my
store: It's Your Move Games and Hobbies. We have an online
calendar and the phone # of the Game Master, Will Kreber,
We are also having a summer workshop. Call if interested
in a sign-up sheet 510 547-4FUN (4386)
Have you tried contacting End Game in Oakland? They are an employee run
gaming store. www.endgameoakland.com
You may also want to contact the RPGA. RPGA = Roleplaying Gamers
RPGA sometimes holds games upstairs at Endgame.
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