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Kids Need To Game - game donations for Danish students

Posted by WJWalton on Tue 23 of March, 2010 10:45 PDT

Brian Pedersen is a teacher from Denmark who uses RPGs to help his students learn English, as well as other skills. Recently, he has undertaken an exciting new project, and he could use our help. I'll let him tell the story in his own words:

As a teacher for many years, I have been able to use RPGs and wargames to not only assist me in teaching the English language, but to sharpen math skills, teamwork and abstract thinking. As such, it was a natural progression for me to seek out and to obtain permission to "take over" a section of the school library as a gamers corner. Our students do not even have to belong to a school club - they can simply loan out the materials like they would any other book. This is a first here, and something that I am very excited about.

But I need help.

My school, like many other of our public schools, operates with very little government funding for anything outside of the most necessary items, so there is simply no money available to purchase gaming books or boardgames.

While I personally have donated quite a few books, games and related items, one person isn't really capable of providing the sheer amount needed for a school library.

That's why I decided to start Kids Need To Game (KNTG) - and that's why I need your help.

Brian is looking for roleplaying material, as well as dice, card games, board games, and war games. He will gladly accept used and damaged (but still playable) games. Check his website for more on what he can (and can't) use, and how you can get it to him. (Keep in mind that if you do donate, you will have to ship the items to Denmark, and cover the shipping costs.)

If you have some used RPG material that you'd like to donate - or know someone who does - please consider contributing!

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