In 1984, NavPress author and Christian counselor Dick Wulf created the DragonRaid Adventure Learning System. Using a structure similar to a tabletop role playing game, DragonRaid teaches scripture memory and application through allegorical fantasy simulation. In the mid to late 1980s, DragonRaid touched more than 100,000 lives, including the life of game developer and bestselling Christian author James R. Hannibal.
Thirty-five years after its inception, James and the Lightraider Academy team are breathing new life into this powerful discipleship tool, adding new stories and new game styles to create a family of discipleship tools.
How does it work? The original DragonRaid works in similar fashion to a tabletop role-playing game. The first two modules use a guided choose-your-adventure style to let the players learn the game. Later modules offer more flexibility. Students create a character to role-play in the story, earning developmental points for correctly applying the Word. Dice-based rules introduce randomness and challenges. During each adventure, they encounter fantasy situations that let them apply memorized Bible verses for an allegorical result, engaging a different part of the brain to increase retention.
What do we have available? As of May 2021, we have about 1,000 original boxed sets with three adventures fresh out of their 1980s printing press boxes. While these original boxed sets last, we will include The Moonbridge Raid Part One in each box. Plus we have two brand new adventure module extensions (the Moonbridge Raids Parts Two and Three) to complete the Moonbridge Raid campaign.
We also have First Watch, a new Scripture memory and application card game for 2 to 7 players that can stand alone or integrate with other Lightraider games like DragonRaid. And we’re regularly creating new downloadable mini-adventures to give our newsletter subscribers bonus game material.
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