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Role-Playing Gamers Have More Empathy Than Non-Gamers

Role-Playing Gamers Have More Empathy Than Non-Gamers

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 21, 2017 10:31 AM

An article about researching indicating that Tabletop Role-Playing Gamers score higher on empathy measurement tools. Thank you CAROL PINCHEFSKY ON JANUARY 13, 2016, for posting this on Geek & Sundry.

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RPG Research Upcoming Conferences Early 2016

RPG Research Upcoming Conferences Early 2016

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jan 14, 2016 06:14 PM

Here is some additional information on the upcoming conferences I am planning to attend in the first half of 2016. This includes the topics of presentation/discussion at each, schedule, location, etc.

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RPG Research 2015 Update

RPG Research 2015 Update

by Hawke Robinson — last modified May 22, 2016 02:20 AM

Here is a video summary of the past year, and upcoming year, for the RPG Research Project.

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Video from The Two Bards on The RPG Trailer

Video from The Two Bards on The RPG Trailer

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Dec 30, 2015 05:57 PM

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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Effects of Trait Hostility and Violent Video Games

Effects of Trait Hostility and Violent Video Games

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Dec 18, 2015 10:14 AM

Effects of Trait Hostility, Mapping Interface, and Character Identification on Aggressive Thoughts and Overall Game Experience After Playing a Violent Video Game - Younbo Jung, PhD, Namkee Park, PhD, and Kwan Min Lee, PhD - Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

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Thank you Anonymous for your donation!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Dec 10, 2015 08:30 PM

A donor preferring to remain anonymous kindly supported the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer with a donation.

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RPG Research Project Presenting at PNWATRA Conference January 2016 in Portland OR

RPG Research Project Presenting at PNWATRA Conference January 2016 in Portland OR

by Hawke Robinson — last modified May 15, 2017 06:27 PM

The schedule for the Pacific Northwest American Therapeutic Recreation Association conference has been confirmed. I will be presenting at the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon, on "The use of Role-Playing Games (RPG) as an Intervention Modality" on January 29th, 2016, from 2:20 pm to 3:50 pm.

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Website User Account Self-Registration Now Available

by admin — last modified Nov 14, 2015 05:25 PM

We had some technical issues requiring disabling of users creating new accounts. We believe those issues are now resolved. You can now create your own accounts on the website so that you can participate in the forum, comments, uploads, etc. Thank you for your patience and support!

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If You Like RPG - Have You Seen "The Gamers" Movies?

If You Like RPG - Have You Seen "The Gamers" Movies?

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Nov 04, 2015 04:21 PM

I am amazed how many avid role-playing gamers I run into that haven't even heard of The Gamers movies by Dead Gentlemen Productions and Zombie Orpheus Entertainment members. If you love role-playing games, you should have seen The Gamers movies. Help Zombie Orpheus Entertainment get to the next goal of The Gamers: The Series!

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24 Hour Gaming Event - Fund Raiser for Children's Miracle Network - Extra Life

24 Hour Gaming Event - Fund Raiser for Children's Miracle Network - Extra Life

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Nov 03, 2015 10:04 AM

Join the fun: 24 hour Spokane Gaming Event - Saturday to Sunday, November 7-8 - Fund Raiser for Children's Hospital - Extra Life Event

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Thank you Christopher Kelly!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 31, 2015 01:37 AM

Thank you Christopher Kelly, for donating $20 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Example Dialog regarding RPG Therapy on TheRpgSite.com

Example Dialog regarding RPG Therapy on TheRpgSite.com

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 15, 2015 02:50 PM

There is an interesting thread regarding the Bodhana group and the use of role-playing games for therapy. I recently stumbled across it and have been enjoying the dialog. I thought I would share a snippet that might be helpful others to understand an example of how the use of RPG for therapy would be applied...

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Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 3 of 3

Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 3 of 3

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 15, 2015 08:29 PM

Hawke Robinson is founder and Primary Investigator for The RPG Research Project, and the creation of the RPG Trailer. Michael Tresca: "I've known Hawke Robinson, Washington State registered Recreation Therapist (#RE60526204) for some time but haven't gotten a chance to interview him before." This is part 3 of 3 parts to this interview...

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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

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 — last modified Sep 10, 2017 07:10 AM

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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Thank You Anonymous!

Thank You Anonymous!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:37 AM

Thank you Anonymous, for donating $20 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Thank You Sandra Buskirk!

Thank You Sandra Buskirk!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:08 AM

Thank you Sandra Buskirk, for donating $25 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Thank you Barry Drake!

Thank you Barry Drake!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:06 AM

Thank you Barry Drake, for donating $100 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Thank You John Muir!

Thank You John Muir!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:05 AM

Thank you John Muir, for donating $40 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Thank You Michael Tresca!

Thank You Michael Tresca!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:02 AM

Thank you Michael Tresca, for donating $25 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Thank you Anonymous!

Thank you Anonymous!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 09, 2015 09:00 AM

Thank you Anonymous, for donating $25 to the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer fund raiser!

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Focusing on Coursework for Fall Quarter

Focusing on Coursework for Fall Quarter

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 24, 2015 08:39 PM

Well, it is that time of year again, the university's quarter has started back up, so in addition to my usual full time parenting, I will be heads-down focusing on coursework. This means I won't be hanging out on the social networks and such, since I only use that for community building and not for personal use...

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Pax Video: RPG for Youth Skill Development

Pax Video: RPG for Youth Skill Development

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 24, 2015 11:57 AM

A recently formed organization (2013) roughly in the Seattle area (Kirkland, Washington more specifically), called Wheelhouse Workshop, spoke at this year's PAX Prime. Here is a video of their discussion about using role-playing games to help develop skills for teenagers...

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Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 2 of 3

Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 2 of 3

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 15, 2015 02:55 PM

Hawke Robinson is founder and Primary Investigator for The RPG Research Project, and the creation of the RPG Trailer. Michael Tresca: "I've known Hawke Robinson, Washington State registered Recreation Therapist (#RE60526204) for some time but haven't gotten a chance to interview him before." This is part 2 of 3 parts to this interview...

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RPG Related Panel Recordings from WorldCon 73 Sasquan

RPG Related Panel Recordings from WorldCon 73 Sasquan

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 23, 2015 12:02 PM

If you missed the 3 panels I was on, or wished to review them if you were able to attend them at the 73rd Annual World Science Fiction convention aka Sasquan, here are links to recordings of each.

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Join RPG Research's Hawke Robinson Live Q&A on #RPGNET Hosted by Dan Davenport

Join RPG Research's Hawke Robinson Live Q&A on #RPGNET Hosted by Dan Davenport

by Hawke Robinson — last modified May 10, 2016 11:12 AM

Join the Q&A Session on the #RPGNET Chat server. Dan will be hosting as Hawke Robinson, founder of The RPG Research Project, discusses his research on the effects of role-playing games, and discusses the wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer campaign. Join us live Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Central Time...

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Thank you Sarah Lynne Bowman!

Thank you Sarah Lynne Bowman!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 23, 2015 07:40 AM

Thank you very much for donating to the fund raiser for building the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer.

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Thank you Michael Auayan!

Thank you Michael Auayan!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 23, 2015 07:41 AM

Thank you very much for donating to the fund raiser for building the wheelchair friendly RPG Trailer.

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Join Live RPG Research Q&A on #RPGNET

Join Live RPG Research Q&A on #RPGNET

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Sep 22, 2015 09:14 AM

Join the Q&A Session on the #RPGNET Chat server. Dan will be hosting as Hawke Robinson, founder of The RPG Research Project, discusses his research on the effects of role-playing games, and discusses the wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer campaign. Join us live Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Central Time...

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Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 1 of 3

Michael Tresca Interview of RPG Research's Hawke Robinson - Part 1 of 3

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Oct 15, 2015 02:56 PM

Hawke Robinson is founder and Primary Investigator for The RPG Research Project, and the creation of the RPG Trailer. Michael Tresca: "I've known Hawke Robinson, Washington State registered Recreation Therapist (#RE60526204) for some time but haven't gotten a chance to interview him before." This is part 1 of 3 parts to this interview...

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