Pathfinder 2 - Extinction Curse, Book 1: The Show Must Go On (YOUTH+)

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8 - 18+ yrs


Tue, Jun 15, 2021 - Aug 24, 2021


4:00pm - 6:00pm PDT


Gary P.


5 students

Class Experience

Come one, come all! When the ringmaster of the Circus of Wayward Wonders is murdered moments before the troupe's debut, daring circus performers must scramble to arrange a successful show and find the killer. The stars of this show are the heroes, finding themselves center stage in a dangerous, prehistoric plot of simmering hatred and scheming fiends that threatens all life across the Starstone Isles!

Watch this link for a great preview of the game!:

Pregenerated Characters will be provided but not required to play.

We engage our participants in entertaining, collaborative storytelling through tabletop role-playing games. We focus on the social and emotional development while simultaneously presenting academic content and developing creativity, communication skills, collaboration, and critical thinking. Our participant-to-Game Master Educator ratio is limited to no greater than 5:1.

Educator-Gamemaster: Gary Pepper


Participants will need access to a laptop, desktop or tablet computer and a high-speed internet connection. Participants will need a microphone for use with Discord, and a video camera is a nice addition. Most laptops and tablet computers come equipped with all that you need. We find that a set of headphones might also be nice to isolate the sounds coming from the computer, but are not necessary.

*SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE—contact us for info on special need-based rates and possible scholarships!

*OPEN REGISTRATION—you are able/encouraged to sign up for a game regardless of the point in the term as most games will continue across terms if the party desires.

*CONTINUES NEXT TERM—this game is eligible to continue through next term.

*PRORATED: Term fees are always prorated for the remaining number of sessions

*PRICE PER CLASS IS $45 or $90 [$22.50/hr]

Covid-19 Precautions

Due to Covid-19, The Game Academy will be running all of its sessions online until such time as it is deemed safe to gather. We will be following the CDC and other medical guidelines.

How To Participate

You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions.

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Jul 23, 2021


My son very much enjoys the campaigns.


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About The Game Academy

The Game Academy creates and supports game-based education that empowers life-long learners to achieve academic, social, emotional and personal success.