The best stories are the ones you make up with your children.
That’s the thought behind Amazing Tales, a story making game of roleplay and imagination for children who are old enough to have adventures.* With the very simple Amazing Tales rules to guide you you and your child can make up stories together, rolling dice to add drama and excitement for everyone
“I played Amazing Tales across Australia and New Zealand over the past 3+ weeks with my 10 year old daughter, Poesy, as we traveled the region on my book-tour; it was a huge smash hit (indeed, I often had to call it off when I was getting tired because Poesy never wanted to stop).” – Cory Doctorow
In the book you will find
The short and simple Amazing Tales rules. So simple a four year old will be able to explain them. Flexible enough to cope with the most imaginative requests.
Advice on creating Amazing Tales with your child. Covering the specific challenges of making up stories that work for kids, different ways of handling fights in children’s games and ways to keep magic magic.
Four sample settings for Amazing Tales, each with suggested characters and skills, tips for story tellers and ten story seeds – ideas just waiting to become Amazing Tales.