GameRT Programs & Resources

Welcome to the GameRT Programs and Resources area!

GameRT Members can find more program and webinar recordings and other resources on the GameRT Member Resources page (member login required).

Be sure to also connect with us on the GameRT Discord and the League of Librarian Gamers group on Facebook!

Past Programs & Panels

Critical Hit - Using Dungeons and Dragons to Gamify

This session will distill Dungeons & Dragons down to its key concepts and show you how they can be implemented to track employee progress, achieve goals, and build a closely connected team of adventure seekers and problem solvers. Whether you’re a new adventurer or an expert D&D player, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun.

Download the character sheet and other presentation resources.

Virtual Gaming Programs: Resources for Fighting Social Isolation with Gaming

Libraries across the world are utilizing virtual gaming tools like never before. In 2020 we saw the dramatic rise of virtual escape rooms, Animal Crossing events, virtual role playing, and board game programs. GameRT members will discuss some ideas and tools that make hosting virtual gaming events a breeze. We will also be joined by an industry professional to discuss some of the changes in gaming and share the gaming industry's outlook for the future. Panelists: Dan Major, Erica Ruscio, Rebecca Strang, Jeff Pinsker

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The Future of Gaming - GameRT President's Program ALA Virtual 2020

Women aren't just avid gamers they are changing the face of the marketplace. From boardgames to videogames they are both creating more diverse content and have become industry leaders that are both dreaming of and creating the future of gaming. A focus for the panel will be their experiences as women in the male-dominated world of gaming and how we can support and highlight diverse voices during the pandemic and beyond. Panelists include Darcy Ross (#MonteCookGames​), Keisha Howard (Sugar Gamers), and Shail Metha (The Last Gameboard).