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Incorporating RPG into Clinical Practice Presentation at WSTRA 2018 by RPG Research & RPG Therapeutics
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 23, 2018 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:07 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
RPG Research and RPG Therapeutics LLC representatives are presenting at the upcoming 2018 Washington State Therapeutic Recreation Association (WSTRA) annual professional conference. The topic: "Role-Playing Game (RPG) Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS) Game Master (GM) Step 1: How to Develop and Integrate Role-Playing Games as an Intervention Modality into Therapeutic Recreation Programs."
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HBO's VICE Documentary Article Mentions Hawke Robinson & RPG Research - "Denmark - LARPing Is the Future of Education"
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 12, 2015 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:24 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
HBO's VICE Media - At This Danish School, LARPing Is the Future of Education October 7, 2015, By Mike Pearl.
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RPG Research Status Update
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 21, 2014 last modified Sep 10, 2017 12:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
A lot has happened over the past several months, and there is actually a backlog developing, so I thought I would take a minutes to organize the backlog, update folks on what has been completed, and look ahead to what is coming down the pipe. If there is anything I forgot to include, please let me know so I can integrate it into this article. Many of the items in the queue might unfortunately be stuck until the summer holiday from university. Consider this also my public TODO list...
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When Does Role-Playing Gaming Become "Bad" For Participants?
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2014 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:21 PM — filed under: ,
What do you think is a reasonable baseline for "safe" RPG participation? With different populations, when is there "too much of a good thing"? Do you have any anecdotes, or better yet research data that validates any particular stance? I am slowly building up the background for extensive research on the potential therapeutic uses of role-playing games in various formats (tabletop, live-action, computer-based) for various populations (TBI, PTSD, Autism-spectrum, LD's, etc.), with the assumption that there is potential benefit. But what are the potential risks?
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Results from first day of Questionnaires on Gender Bias at Gamers Haven
by Hawke Robinson published May 04, 2013 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:20 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
This sample was taken at The Gamers' Haven in Spokane Valley, Washington. I will be adding the results to this page as I work out the calculations. Here is some initial data (I will be updating this specific page), I will comment on this page when it is updated....
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Gender Bias in Gaming
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 24, 2013 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:24 PM — filed under: , , ,
I am currently in a course titled "The Psychology of Women" and we are covering various gender-bias topics. Recently on the CAR-PGa email list a link was sent related to gender-bias in gaming. Have you seen/experienced gender-bias related to gaming?
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2012 RPGR-A00008 - Why People Like to Participate in Role-playing gaming activities.
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 24, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:22 PM — filed under: ,
By W. A. Hawkes-Robinson - October 24th, 2012
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Which RPG System to Use? RPG System Impact on Play Style? It Depends...
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 23, 2017 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:14 PM — filed under: ,
While it does appear to be true about game system differences "in the wild" having a notable impact on play style, arguably the setting and Game Master may have a much greater impact than the RPG system.
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1990 - Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 23, 2011 last modified May 14, 2018 03:56 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
DeRenard, Lisa A. and Kline, Linda Mannik (1990). Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons. Psychological Reports, 66, 1219-1222. This study examined differences in feelings of alienation between 35 active players and 35 nonplayers. Gamers diverge from peer-culture in mass media awareness, but not in more significant aspects. 4 small pages.
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2000 - Dungeons, dragons and gender: role-playing games and the participation of women
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:35 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Foster, Kyna (2000, March 30). Dungeons, dragons and gender: role-playing games and the participation of women. 42nd meeting of the Western Social Sciences Association (online). Stereotypes in RPG. 11 pages.
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