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Analysis of the Report “Alienation and the Game Dungeons and Dragons”
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2012 last modified Apr 03, 2016 04:52 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
One important note from this report is "role-playing gamers are 2.7 times less likely to have feelings of meaninglessness than non-gamers."
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The Potential Benefits and Deficits of Role Playing Gaming
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 18, 2012 last modified Jul 28, 2017 04:43 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
There are very few social table-top recreation activities available that are cooperative rather than competitive in nature.
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Interdisciplinary RPG Therapeutics
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 11, 2016 last modified Aug 11, 2016 06:28 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
While listening to some research on neurological music therapy program descriptions, I was struck by the overlap of the RPG Therapy programs as a very interdisciplinary delivery of services...
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1994 - Role-playing games to treat suicidal schizoid
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 13, 2012 last modified Jan 18, 2017 03:24 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The Conclusion portion of Blackmon's report sums up the many possibilities that developing and establishing use of role-playing games for targeted therapeutic benefit may be able to provide for those in serious need:
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Online role-playing games hurt marital satisfaction, says BYU study
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 08, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 01:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A BYU study claiming that MMORPGs have a damaging impact on marital satisfaction. "Online role playing games negatively affect real-life marital satisfaction, according to a new Brigham Young University study published Feb. 15 in the Journal of Leisure Research."
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Using RPGs to correct misbehaviour
by Shaun Low published Mar 28, 2018 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:09 PM — filed under: , , , ,
I've had a lot of students over the years, many of whom would display acts of misbehaviour in and outside of class. Today, I would like to discuss my experiences with using RPGs to correct such traits. I also have a short anecdote that would hopefully inspire parents and educators out there.
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Japanese Researcher Study Indicates RPGs Effective for Helping People on the Autism Spectrum
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Japanese researcher, Kohei Kato, has shown promising measurable results using role-playing games to improve the quality of life for people on the Autism Spectrum...
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Video from The Two Bards on The RPG Trailer
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Dec 30, 2015 05:57 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
A very kind and supportive video from Andy Dopieralski, Scott C. Brown, & Brian Lewis of The Two Bards Podcast, and The Gamers movies, Journey Quest series, etc. Talking about The Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer.
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Notes from experiments on RPG optimization - Maximizing enjoyment, benefit, immersion, flow, safety, etc.
by Hawke Robinson published May 25, 2017 last modified Aug 15, 2018 03:18 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Here is a summary of many observations I have made over the decades through various experiments in trying to optimize the RPG experience. This is from a huge pile of hundreds of documents I have written, spanning over 15+ years of research (and nearly 40 years of RPG experience). It will likely take me a year or more to finish integrating all that information into this document. All of the placeholder topics I currently have documents to fill in the blanks, but I time is the challenge in doing so. Bit by bit I am uploading all that content to here.
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Amalgamation of News Coverage, Panels, Q&A, Hangouts, Broadcasts, Interviews, & Presentations on RPG Research Studies on the Effects of RPG, and RPG used for Therapy & Education by Hawke Robinson
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 12, 2015 last modified Jul 10, 2018 12:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
It has been a VERY busy 10 months. we have spoken at many conventions/conferences, sat on panels, provided presentations, been in live Q&A chat session, and had many interviews. All about the effects of role-playing games, and their use to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for many different populations. Here is a listing of all these in one location for your convenience...
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