Unlocking Social Connection: Sage’s Tale of Critical Core

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, finding innovative ways to nurture social connection and confidence among students is paramount. Enter Critical Core, the tabletop role-playing game designed to empower learners of all backgrounds. Sage, a school counselor and a passionate advocate for Critical Core, shares the profound impact it’s had on their students. Here’s the […]

Thank you AOTA!

While we missed seeing supporters and enthusiasts at PAX East this year, it was an honor to be able to attend and present a full day workshop at the American Occupational Therapy Association conference in Orlando, Florida! I had the awesome opportunity to present alongside Virginia Spielmann, who was instrumental in developing Critical Core and […]

Come learn about therapeutic RPG at AOTA!

Founder Adam Davis will be presenting with Virginia Spielmann at INSIPRE, the annual conference and expo for occupational therapists, in Orlando, Florida! The six-hour training will be Wednesday, March 20th. Details below! Description You do not need to teach a social skills curriculum! Instead, learn how to harness the power of therapeutically applied table-top role-playing […]

Changes in Game to Grow Programs

As we announced at the end of 2023, Game to Grow has been undergoing an intentional pause in much of our programming. This invaluable time has provided us an opportunity to deeply reflect on our vision, opportunities for change, and the best way to maximize our impact. Our mission has always been to help people […]

Game to Grow featured on King5 news!

Yesterday’s 5-o’clock news featured a story about Game to Grow’s research partnership with foundry10!  It was a great segment covering how Game to Grow collaborated with foundry10 to study the impact of our work using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons to help build player’s SEL skills.  We used storylines from our Critical Core […]

Regarding the OGL and Critical Core…

A personal commentary from Game to Grow founder Adam Davis on what the OGL means for TA-RPG and Critical Core. We have been watching the commotion in the larger RPG community about the open gaming license and the ongoing struggles to clarify what the next steps are for those using the open gaming license to […]