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"Knock it off" Shows and Writers Still Perpetuating Negative RPG Gamer Stereotypes, Even in Webisodes
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 02, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:37 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
As Mike Rugnetta, host of the PBS Idea Channel, said to the writers of Big Bang Theory, that keep perpetuating all the negative stereotypes about role-playing gamers, "Knock it off." A challenge to writers to try something different.
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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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2009 - Exploring User Experiences as Predictors of MMORPG Addiction
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 29, 2016 last modified Aug 30, 2020 08:35 AM
Exploring User Experiences as Predictors of MMORPG Addiction Hsu, Shang HwaView Profile; Wen, Ming-Hui; Wu, Muh-Cherng. Computers & Education53.3 (November 2009): 990-999.
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2010 - Abstract A Study of Biofeedback in a Gaming Environment
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 31, 2010 last modified Jun 07, 2020 12:50 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
This chapter reports on a study of biofeedback in a gaming environment incorporating the acquisi- tion and analysis of physiological data sets in tandem with other behavioral and self-report data sets.
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2010 -Virtual Playgrounds? Assessing the Playfulness of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 29, 2016 last modified Aug 30, 2020 08:30 AM
Virtual Playgrounds? Assessing the Playfulness of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games Graham, Kerrie LewisView Profile. American Journal of Play3.1 (2010): 106-125.
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by Hawke Robinson published Sep 23, 2015 last modified Sep 23, 2015 11:07 AM
Here is a much longer version of the "About" page for the RPG Research Project.
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About The RPG Research Project Community Website (All on one page).
by admin last modified Aug 14, 2017 09:25 PM — filed under: ,
This community-focused website began with efforts, starting initially around 1985, and advancing since 2004, to identify the effects of role-playing games upon participants. Furthermore research efforts consider the potential uses of RPGs as intervention modalities to achieve educational and therapeutic goals for diverse populations. RPG Research is loose consortium of contributors and completely volunteer-run.
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Blog Entry text/x-asm Another (Anecdotal) Example Why The Popular Negative Stereotypes About Role-playing Gamers is Important to Address
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 13, 2014 last modified Jun 25, 2015 03:34 PM
Here is another example of how pervasive the inculcation of misinformation, myths, and negative stereotypes about role-playing gamers has become in the united states. This person believed D&D caused her relative to commit a double homicide (mother and unborn child) in Idaho, "she thought his (in her view) 'addiction to D&D led to his killing them'".
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art9 roleplaying and the christian right
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 21, 2019
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by Hawke Robinson published Apr 29, 2017
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