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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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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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1995 - Circle stands unbroken
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 04:31 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
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1995 - Gamers & gaming: an ethnographic survey of male role-playing game enthusiasts in and around Athens, OH
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 04:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Tremlett, Jim (1995, Summer). Gamers & gaming: an ethnographic survey of male role-playing game enthusiasts in and around Athens, OH. Ohio University.
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1995 - Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 15, 2015 05:06 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Walton, William J. (1995, December). Role-playing games: their stigmas and benefits. Wilmington College. RPGs "are a harmless and occasionally beneficial mode of entertainment that has been misrepresented in the past." 29 pages.
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1996 - How are we going to get out of this?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 18, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 02:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Nunis, C.S. (n.d. [last reference 1996]). How are we going to get out of this?. University of Memphis. Gamers are indeed deviant by using "collaborative learning methods and cooperative social problem-solving strategies...as well as idealistic lack of prejudice, sexism, homophobia, or bigotry." 9 pages.
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1997 - Winning races
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 02:13 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Peters, Helen (1997, November). Winning races. CAR-PGa Newsletter, page 1. Argues that there are no evil species, only individuals regardless of species.
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1998 - Personalities of players of Dungeons & Dragons
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2014 last modified May 14, 2018 03:45 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
ROBERT CARTER, AND DAVID LESTER (1998, February). Personalities of players of Dungeons & Dragons. Psychological Reports, 82(1), 182. Gamers' tendency to suicide no different from rest of population. 1 page.
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1999 - Critique of the Satanic and Fantasy Envelopment (SAFE) test
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 06:02 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Cardwell, Paul, Jr. (1999). Comment on Leeds (1995). Cultic Studies Journal, 16:2, 197-203. Critique of the Satanic and Fantasy Envelopment (SAFE) test, which can score a gamer as satanic dabbler strictly for gaming activity, with no satanic features present. Used by Leeds, it produced results quite different from the two standardized tests used in the study. (Belief in God counted as satanic!) 7 small pages.
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2000 - Dungeons, dragons and gender: role-playing games and the participation of women
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:35 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Foster, Kyna (2000, March 30). Dungeons, dragons and gender: role-playing games and the participation of women. 42nd meeting of the Western Social Sciences Association (online). Stereotypes in RPG. 11 pages.
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