foundry10 + Game to Grow = TTRPG research win

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Game to Grow partnered with the Seattle-based education research organization, foundry10, to evaluate the social and emotional learning that occurs in our tabletop role-playing game (TTRPG) programs for youth. The white paper has been published, sharing research findings and actionable insights. Click on the link or image below to read: How […]

Dragon Talk interview with the Adams goes from podcast to page

Have you heard of Dragon Talk? It’s an official Dungeons & Dragons podcast. Each week, Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito sit down with guests from across gaming and pop culture to discuss Dungeons & Dragons. They recount their most memorable interviews in their new book, Dragon Talk: Inspiring Conversations about Dungeons & Dragons and the […]

Games Build Social-Emotional Skills

When was the last time you played a game? Gaming is good for emotional health, especially for kids! U.S. News and World Report’s article, “How Games Can Build Your Child’s Social-Emotional Skills“, is all about the connection between gaming and social-emotional learning: “The goal of SEL is to teach kids and teens non-academic skills like […]

“Using Tabletop Games to Help People”: Game to Grow on Wired.com

We’re wired up! Game to Grow was recently featured in the article “How Therapists Are Using Tabletop Games to Help People”! Wired interviewed Adam Davis about the use of tabletop roleplay games in a therapeutic space: “A lot of therapists and educators speak the languages of gamers and therapists, or the language of educators, but […]

Elliot’s Passion Project

When we speak about Game to Grow’s mission, we often hear from educators, therapists, or other professionals in the TTRPG space about the life-enriching benefits of tabletop role-playing games. Of course, the most important part of the equation is the players themselves! For his school’s “Passion Project,” Elliot Ticen takes a look at how immersive […]

“More Than Dice and Magic”: Game to Grow on LX News

Check us out! LX News interviewed Adam Davis about the impact of Dungeons & Dragons on mental health: For Some D&D Players, Tabletop Roleplaying Is More Than Dice and Magic – It’s a ‘Sanity Saving’ Mental Health Boost Alongside some well-known D&D names, Adam shares what he’s observed. “At the end of the day, the […]

A book opens up, revealing a d20. Above is the Game to Grow logo and the words "Tales from the Real-World Table." Below is the title of the story: "Trust, Exercised."

Tales from the Real-World Table: Trust, Exercised

Here’s a Tale from Adam Johns: “Trust, Exercised” At my table, it was recently revealed that one of the characters kept hidden crucial information that could have been used to help prevent a terrible disaster. The character who kept the information brought up how they don’t trust the rest of the group and are only […]

Monstrously Helpful: The Displacer Beast

Welcome to Monstrously Helpful, a take on using  the most dastardly villains and dreadful monsters to create positive experiences for everyone involved. The Fiendishly Fierce Fey Feline The displacer beast is a malicious and intelligent hunter that comes from the mystical land of the Feywild. This six-legged and be-tentacled black panther-like creature is the size […]

A figurine of a knight riding a dragon.

Monstrously Helpful: The Faerie Dragon

Welcome to Monstrously Helpful, a take on using  the most dastardly villains and dreadful monsters to create positive experiences for everyone involved. Yes, it is in fact a *real* dragon. The Faerie Dragon is a small and mischievous draconic creature known for its love of tricks and mischief. Though minuscule in size, the Faerie Dragon […]