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A week in the life of RPG Research
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 22, 2018 — filed under:
Here is an example of the work we did this week, a typically busy week at RPG Research...
Come for a full day of Gaming Fun at SpoCon Game Day! June 23rd, 2018
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 18, 2018 last modified Jun 18, 2018 03:24 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
If you can make it to the Spokane, Washington area June 23rd, 2018, come by for a full day of gaming fun! Also a great chance to check out the RPG Bus, RPG Trailer, RPG Research, RPG Therapeutics, and more!
Research on RPGs Primer & Don't Split the Party
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 13, 2018 last modified Jun 14, 2018 12:41 AM — filed under: ,
In response to someone at the Ph.D. level, who recently released a podcast and shockingly made the completely erroneous claims that there is not _any_ existing legtimate, peer-reviewed, research on tabletop RPG, RPGer traits, any correlative data on RPGers, any publications in respected journals, any studies from psychologists or psychiatrists, or any research on the effects of RPGs, I have whipped up this page in order to help. Working together and sharing will help float all boats. Pulling apart and isolating will continue to founder the ship.
RPGs, Working Memory, Thinking Illustratively and Elaborately
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 13, 2018 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:16 PM — filed under: , , ,
In a TED talk by Peter Doolittle, he talked about two memory constructs, multitasking and working memory, and in this particular talk focused on Working Memory. This is something where role-playing games may support his recommendations in trying to improve how important things are remembered...
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Brooke Lively
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 11, 2018 last modified Jun 19, 2018 06:19 PM — filed under:
Brooke joined RPG Research in April 2018. She is the organization's Volunteer Coordinator and Director of Fundraising & Marketing.
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Upcoming Great Western Tour August 2018: RPG Research, RPG Therapeutics, Wheelchair Accessible RPG Trailer & RPG Bus.
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 11, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
We are getting ready for our longest tour yet. From Spokane Washington, to Sand Diego California, to Tucson Arizona, and back! The wheelchair accessible RPG Bus and RPG Trailer will be on the road for weeks, meeting with people, providing tours, example music and RPG sessions, presentations, and more. We will be posting the tour schedule (as we nail it down with others), in coming months. Bookmark this posting for updates. We would love to meet you in person.
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RPG Talk Show Community Live Broadcast 20180609
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 09, 2018 last modified Jun 09, 2018 01:41 PM — filed under: ,
Join us for the RPG Talk Show community live broadcast at 11:00 am Pacific time every 2nd Saturday of the month. We cover the latest community news related to use and research on the educational, professional, or therapeutic considerations of role-playing games in all formats.
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Auditions Open for Tabletop RPG Twitch Stream Players (Ends June 21, 2018)
by Hawke Robinson published May 28, 2018 last modified Jun 19, 2018 11:57 AM — filed under: , ,
We are accepting applications and auditions for players to be in the upcoming Twitch tabletop RPG show "Heroes of the Mist" for RPG Research. Applications/auditions close June 21st. Announcement of selected candidates June 22nd. Show launches June 24th (weekly, Sunday nights).
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Significant Progress on Paperwork for Pilot Research Study Using RPGs Within the Constraints of a University Setting
by Hawke Robinson published May 09, 2018 last modified May 09, 2018 01:39 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Significant progress made today in the paperwork process for putting together the study on "Efficacy Assessment of Role-playing Games as an Instructional Technique within the Constraints of a University Academic Setting from the Neuropsychology Perspective"...
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Reminder of RPG Research Breadth of RPG Formats, Genres, Systems, & Settings
by Hawke Robinson published May 08, 2018 last modified Jun 03, 2018 07:26 AM — filed under: ,
There has been some misrepresentation about our focus and breadth, so here is a quick clarification for people abut the game genres, systems, settings, we use in our research and community programs, far beyond just D&D..