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Mockery of Gamers
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 20, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
In a Facebook group posting, someone stated: "I question why America sees LARPing as something to be mocked". Here is a response...
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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 Nov 07, 2017 05:24 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
It has been a VERY busy 10 months. I've spoken at 3 conventions/conferences, sat on panels and presentations, and been in a live Q&A chat session, and had multiple 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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Irritated with DDO
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 11, 2011 last modified Aug 16, 2015 02:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
I did not play DDO for several months. The characters that I had advanced some levels are now all completely gone (free account). Irritating.
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RPG Therapeutics Presenting at WSTRA 16
by admin published Mar 09, 2015 last modified Jun 22, 2015 04:03 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Founder of RPG Therapeutics LLC, W. A. Hawkes-Robinson, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Washington State Therapeutic Recreation Association - WSTRA​ Conference, Saturday, April 11th.
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Maine State Senator Playing Orc on World of Warcraft Elected Despite Opponents Attacks On Her Gaming Hobby
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 08, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 03:43 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Colleen Lachowicz, Democrat for Maine state senate, won despite attacks claiming concern over her "fitness for office" due to her online "disturbing alter ego". These attacks from her opposition were targeting her online gaming in World of Warcraft...
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"Knock it off" Shows and Writers Still Perpetuating Negative RPG Gamer Stereotypes, Even in Webisodes
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 02, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:37 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
As Mike Rugnetta, host of the PBS Idea Channel, said to the writers of Big Bang Theory, that keep perpetuating all the negative stereotypes about role-playing gamers, "Knock it off." A challenge to writers to try something different.
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Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 23, 2011 last modified Aug 16, 2015 03:04 PM — filed under: , , ,
Found this for only $10 including with 30 day play.
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Resuming World of Warcraft research
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 15, 2011 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:37 AM — filed under: , , ,
I first tried out WoW out near the beginning of the year (2011), spent a couple hours, then moved on to the other MMORPGs I am studying, spending about 1-2 hours each. Now I am going to spend about a month or so on each game to get a more in depth understanding of each, beginning with the market share giant, World of Warcraft. So far, my initial impressions are not very favorable....
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Trying to merge WOW accounts
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2011 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
I originally started with a trial, and then purchased the retail versions. Now my keys are scattered across two accounts under one email address, and the website self help I was unable to find directions to make this work, and the normal "merge" function won't allow it to merge. So I have had to contact Blizzard's tech support.
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MMORPG research, some initial thoughts.
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2011 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:45 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A few months ago I tried out a number of computer-based RPGs. I've dabbled with different ones over the decades and always felt they were flat, 2-dimensional, boring, hack-n-slash and quickly uninteresting. I thought I would get a more up to date view of the most popular ones. Here are some of my initial experiences. I plan to spend more time over coming months digging deeper of course...
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