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Optimizing the RPG Experience for Building Camaraderie As Quickly and Strongly as possible
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 08, 2017 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:12 PM — filed under: , ,
Drawing on Therapeutic Recreation theories, methodologies, and protocols, there are a number of "ice breaking" techniques when forming new groups, to help improve building camaraderie. Also taking into account Tuckman's theories on group formation (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing (Adjourning/Mourning)). This article combines all those concepts with using role-playing games to achieve these goals, and techniques for optimizing the RPG experience to improve this process, as well as some examples of games that build some aspects into their systems. This is a work in progress.
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Østerskov Efterskole - Danish public high school teaching all subjects using LARP
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 21, 2012 last modified Jul 12, 2020 08:45 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Thanks to feedback from @Jmstar on Twitter, he pointed out a public school in Denmark teaching all subjects for what in the US we would consider sort of upper high school, or post high school between high school and college, teaching in depth educational subjects entirely using LARP techniques.
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Shared Storytelling:
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 21, 2019
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by Hawke Robinson published Apr 29, 2017 last modified Apr 29, 2017 02:51 PM — filed under:
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2003 - Shared Storytelling: Utilizing Role-Playing Games In Social Skills Assessment and Intervention
by John Welker published Nov 27, 2017 last modified Jun 13, 2018 11:49 PM — filed under: , ,
2003 James D. Persinger, Ph.D. Problem: Assessment of the social domain = Standardized Rating Scales •Interviews and observations may better connect to practical intervention. •Role-playing games (RPGs) have the qualities of both interview and observation •RPGs not only serve as assessment tools, but as a powerful intervention tool for practicing social skills.
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satanic cults.php
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 21, 2019
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2009 - Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 06, 2009 last modified Jun 21, 2020 06:11 AM — filed under: ,
by Stuart Brown, MD.
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The Battle of Primrose Park: Playing for Emancipatory Bleed in Fortune & Felicity
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 21, 2017 last modified Aug 09, 2020 02:39 PM — filed under:
The theory of double consciousness was coined by Black American scholar and civil rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois. Du Bois believed that due to the severe history of slavery and constant oppression, Black Americans live with not one self, but many. In his turn of the 20th century ethnography The Souls of Black Folk, he says, ...
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by Hawke Robinson last modified Aug 05, 2018 11:34 AM — filed under:
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Original D&D White Books 2013 Reprint Special Collector's Edition Boxed Set - Unboxing
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 10, 2013 last modified Aug 12, 2015 07:54 PM
A walk down a path of RPG nostalgia / history, Wizards of the Coast has reprinted the original D&D white book set, and bundled it in a wooden box with dice. Here you will find many photos of the unboxing process with a few comments, and a comparison my ancient original of one of the the Blackmoor supplement...
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