You are here: Home

Search results

7 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type













New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
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...
Located in Blog
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...
Located in Blog
Social Workers’ Perceptions of the Association Between Role Playing Games and Psychopathology
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 04, 2017 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Whereas role-playing and table-top role-play games (RPGs) have been proven to have potential as therapeutic tools, playing RPGs is often stereotypically associated with social incompetence and psychiatric disorders.
Located in Blog
Gender bias issues in RPG Industry
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , ,
June 1st, 4:43 pm, 2016. There is an article making the rounds titled "Publishers: STOP HIRING ARTISTS WHO CAN’T FOLLOW DIRECTIONS", which includes includes issues related to some of the current research on gender experiences in the gaming industry and community...
Located in Blog
1995 - Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 05:06 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Walton, William J. (1995, December). Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits. Wilmington College. RPGs "are a harmless and occasionally beneficial mode of entertainment that has been misrepresented in the past." 29 pages.
Located in Archives / Primary Archives / 1. Primary List of Documents for Research on RPGs (Others' Research)
2001 - Pathologizing play
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Dyszelski, Christopher (2001. March 16). Pathologizing play. 32nd Popular Culture Association, Toronto, ON. Those claiming that the imaginal is devient versus gamers who use the imaginal to reflect and clarify reality but have no difficulty going from one to the other. 31 pages.
Located in Archives / Primary Archives / 1. Primary List of Documents for Research on RPGs (Others' Research)
What is D&D?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 29, 2017 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:37 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dungeons and Dragons™ (commonly known as D & D™) is an elaborate fantasy game which evolved from the war games popular in the late 1950's. Instead of a historical battlefield and battle, D&D™ games are fought in the minds of the players as the DM (dungeon master, or god) sets the stage in the fantasy world. Each player assumes the identity of the character he creates. His creature is based on chance roll of the dice. Each character will have six basic abilities: strength, intelligence, wisdom, constitution, dexterity, and charisma. The manual guideline will determine whether the character will be "good" or "evil."
Located in Archives / / 1. Primary List of Documents for Research on RPGs (Others' Research) / Full Text Documents Waiting for permission to publish publicly