13 year old interested in a regular board game group
My 13 year old son loves board games (the new complicated ones…like Stuffed Fables and Arkham Horror). He also likes role play games like D&D. He would love to find a group of like-minded teenagers that would be interested in a regular game night. I imagine this is something we would host at our house where a groups of kids could play one or more games, socialize, and eat snacks. We are also open to ideas/suggestions for how to organize something like this. If your teen is interested, I’d love to collaborate on logistics. We are focusing on staying off screens and socializing with others!
Apr 13, 2023
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Catching up on old email, I saw your post and was curious about suggestions you might be getting and notice you hadn't gotten a response. I like your idea here! I wish my teen was as interested in board games as I am! I will recommend my new favorite resource for gatherings: The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker. It could give you some ideas on how to create a gathering (or series) that work for your goals of socializing around games. I hope you find something that works! Oh, and you've probably got this on your radar but I just heard about It's Your Move a game store in Oakland. They do events and might have other ideas. I haven't personally checked them out yet.
I have a 12-year old boy who likes board games and chess. I think they should be able to find some games they like. My aim is also to promote in-person socialization over the screens. I also would be open to host in my house as well.