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Teaching the Shahnameh via Dungeon World - Portable City Designs
In July 2016 I spent a week running a Dungeon World campaign as part of summer camp for 16 kids, aged 9-12, at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. This program made use of the museum’s collections in combination with crafts, storytelling and the tabletop role-playing game Dungeon World to teach campers about ancient Persia through the epic poem The Shahnameh. I developed the program from a framework put together by the excellent Daniel Kwan and Aga Khan Museum programming staff, and worked with three assistants to run …