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Great Western RPG Research Awareness & Fundraising Tour Sep 17 - Oct 10 2018: See Wheelchair Accessible RPG Trailer & RPG Bus, meet RPG Research & RPG Therapeutics.
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 11, 2018 last modified Aug 19, 2018 01:52 PM — filed under: , , ,
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. Anyone can request a stop location along the route. The current route will be updated daily as stop requests come in. Follow this page for the latest tour updates! Current schedule is September 17th through October 10th schedule subject to change daily). We are getting ready for our longest tour yet, across the Western United States.
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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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by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2018
Just an FYI the following is coming online: RPG Publishers: www.rpgpublishers.com Going to be publishing role-playing gamme, recreation therapy, and related content. Would like to see if, over time, might offer Print on Demand (POD) as well as the default PDF content, for Other Minds Magazine issues, Ea RPG, Tolkien Moot campaigns, RPG Research, and others. Will see what happens!
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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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Comment Picking Gumshoe/Police-Procedural TRPG
by Hawke Robinson last modified May 17, 2018 08:05 AM
Here we can discuss as we try to work through which Gumshoe/Mystery/Contemporary/Police-Procedural TRPG we should use for research and community programs. Remember our mandatory criteria: Must be currently available with an in-print hard-copy option (POD is acceptable). Should have strong investigative mechanics. Must have behavioral modification options/consequences for maladaptive behaviors (like Shadow points in TOR/AiMe, Force dark side in Star Wars, etc.). Should have strong social/cooperative encouragements (like fellowship focus for TOR for example). Permission to Use license granted in writing from the publisher. Any other criteria you think should be on that list?   Anyone have some good starting links for consideration? So far we have evaluated Trail of Cthulhu based on the Sleuth system, and discussed Call of Cthulhu based on the BRP system. I have also suggested the possibility of the Doctor Who system, but the players/characters do not necessarily know they are in a Doctor Who setting. This is something I hope to test out soon (After June 15th of course). :-)   Thoughts, suggestions? As we narrow down the list, I will setup a Poll for a vote to see if any clear consesus develops or not. But first, let's create a list from the above, and any other suggestions you have. Then whittle down that list through discussion.            
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Comment Picking a Super Hero RPG for research and community programs
by Hawke Robinson last modified May 17, 2018 08:01 AM
Here we can discuss as we try to work through which Superhero RPG we should use for research and community programs. Remember our mandatory criteria: Must be currently available with an in-print hard-copy option (POD is acceptable). Must have options to encourage heroic play. Should encourage "heroic" play. Must have behavioral modification options/consequences for maladaptive behaviors (like Shadow points in TOR/AiMe, Force dark side in Star Wars, etc.). Should have strong social/cooperative encouragements (like fellowship focus for TOR for example). Permission to Use license granted in writing from the publisher. Any other criteria you think should be on that list? Optional criteria (not mandatory but would be helpful): Non-super hero "support" PC options. For example my adaptation of Agents of Shield. You are in the Super Hero universe, interacting with Super Heroes, but you are not a Super Hero yourself (though you have talents of value). Anything else that should be on the optional criteria list? If we find something that has this plus all of the above, that will definitely be a good candidate!   Here are some starting links for consideration. http://www.luisescobarblog.com/six-of-the-best-superhero-tabletop-role-playing-games/ https://www.superherorpgs.com/ https://www.therobotsvoice.com/2013/06/the_10_best_superhero_role_playing_games.php https://www.reddit.com/r/rpg/comments/4bh8pp/whats_a_good_superhero_roleplaying_system_these/ https://litrpgreads.com/blog/8-great-tabletop-superhero-rpg   Thoughts, suggestions? As we narrow down the list, I will setup a Poll for a vote to see if any clear consesus develops or not. But first, let's create a list from the above, and any other suggestions you have. Then whittle down that list through discussion.            
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File ODP presentation WSTRA 2018 RPG TRS GM Step 1 20180428g
by Hawke Robinson last modified May 11, 2018 12:05 AM
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