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by Hawke Robinson published Oct 21, 2016 09:51 AM, last modified Oct 21, 2016 09:51 AM
MMORPG research, some initial thoughts.

MMORPG research, some initial thoughts.

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:45 AM

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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Some thoughts on dependent variables to consider

Some thoughts on dependent variables to consider

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:47 AM

Just a quick list of a few of the dependent variables to test over time.

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Some independent variables to consider

Some independent variables to consider

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:49 AM

Just some thoughts on some of the independent variables to modify and then observe the different results (if any)...

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Which state & federal legislators have engaged in role-playing gaming?

Which state & federal legislators have engaged in role-playing gaming?

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:21 PM

Which state & federal legislators have engaged in role-playing gaming?

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Game Master Therapist & Game Master Instructor

Game Master Therapist & Game Master Instructor

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 14, 2015 04:51 PM

If indicated viable from the research results of all the previous steps, define the requirements for a Game Master Therapist (GMT) or Game Master Instructor (GMI) in applying a role-playing game therapeutic or educational module.

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Early theory thoughts - Overview

Early theory thoughts - Overview

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:51 AM

Just the general overview theory I have about participation in RPGs. These ideas will be tested as I work out more detailed hypotheses to test these concepts for validity...

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Vision of the future

Vision of the future

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:23 PM

It is still far to early to be sure that this vision for the future will even be relevant several years from now, as the research data begins to roll in, but if any of the core assumptions hold even remotely true, then the long term goal of creating RPG therapy modules could become a reality.

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Create Adventure Modules for Specific Client Needs, such as PTSD, Depression, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery, and others

Create Adventure Modules for Specific Client Needs, such as PTSD, Depression, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery, and others

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 14, 2015 04:54 PM

Experiment with creating “adventure modules” specifically designed to address targeted population needs such as socialization issues between different groups.

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Determine if any Controllable Variables That Can Lead to Using Role-playing Games as a Therapeutic Modality

Determine if any Controllable Variables That Can Lead to Using Role-playing Games as a Therapeutic Modality

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 14, 2015 07:46 PM

Determine if there are any controllable, repeatable "positive" or "negative", statistically significant characteristics of role-playing gaming sessions that can clearly be defined and controlled, and might be most useful to using role-playing games for specific therapeutic treatments, either separately or in conjunction with other therapy modalities.

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