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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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1980 - Fluid and Rigid Boundaries of Paranoid and Nonparanoid Schizophrenics on a Role-Playing Task.
by RPG Research Admin published Feb 25, 2014 last modified Jan 18, 2017 03:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Abstract. Johnson, David Quinlan, Donald
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1982 - Legendary creatures and small game playing culture: Medieval lore in contemporary roleplaying games
by admin published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Apr 29, 2019 11:51 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Fine, Gary Alan (1982). Legendary creatures and small game playing culture: Medieval lore in contemporary roleplaying games. Keystone Folklore, 11-27. How RPG preserves folklore and generates its own within individual game groups. 17 small pages.
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1985 - Representational boundaries in role portrayals among paranoid and nonparanoid schizophrenic patients.
by RPG Research Admin published Feb 25, 2014 last modified Jan 18, 2017 03:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Johnson, David R.; Quinlan, Donald M.
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1986 - Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Aug 31, 2015 01:47 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Zayas, Luis H. and Lewis, Bradford H. (1986, Spring). Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration. Social Work with Groups, 53-66. A study of the use of RPG in treating disruptive-behavior problems by the cooperation required in playing. 14 small pages.
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1986 - Rational coordination in the dungeon
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Aug 31, 2015 01:45 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Tole-Patkin, Terri (1986, Summer). Rational coordination in the dungeon. Journal of Popular Culture, 1-14. Introduction to RPG from a sociological viewpoint. 14 small pages.
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1987 - Emotional stability pertaining to the game of Dungeons & Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 16, 2018 05:18 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Simón, Armando (October 1987). Emotional stability pertaining to the game of Dungeons & Dragons. Psychology in the Schools, pp 329-332. A clinical psychologist uses the Cattell 16 PF test to show gamers are perfectly normal emotionally, comparing new and veteran gamers. 4 small pages.
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1988 - April - An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing.
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:52 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Hall, Alex (1988, April). An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing. University of Nottingham paper on a classroom study. Gamers had a marked increase in writing ability, vocabulary, structural organization, and socialization over control group. 11 pages.
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1989 - Relationship between game playing and personality
by RPG Research Admin published Jan 25, 2011 last modified Feb 28, 2016 10:53 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Carroll, James L. and Carolin, Paul M. (1989, June). Relationship between game playing and personality. Psychological Reports, part 1, 705-706. Simón replicated in Central Michigan University study comparing gamers to non-gamers. 2 small pages.
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1990 - Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 23, 2011 last modified May 14, 2018 03:56 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
DeRenard, Lisa A. and Kline, Linda Mannik (1990). Alienation and the game Dungeons and Dragons. Psychological Reports, 66, 1219-1222. This study examined differences in feelings of alienation between 35 active players and 35 nonplayers. Gamers diverge from peer-culture in mass media awareness, but not in more significant aspects. 4 small pages.
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