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1998 - Role-play gamers and national guardsmen compared
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 17, 2012 last modified Sep 17, 2015 05:58 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Rosenthal, G.T.; Soper, Barlow; Folse, Earl J.; and Whipple, Gary J. (1998, February). Role-play gamers and national guardsmen compared. Psychological Reports, 82(1), 169-170. No significant differences found. 2 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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Participation Registration Progressing
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 15, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 11:41 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Though it has been slow, people are bit by bit registering to participate in the research project in one form or another.
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Psychology Today Articles on Role-playing Games
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 01, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2017 05:23 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Some notes for future reading, research, and commentary.
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Wading back into Warhammer FRP again
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 14, 2011 last modified Aug 15, 2015 12:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
Since hearing that the folks in Israel claimed that WHFRP is less combat oriented than D&D 4th edition, I once again am trying to wade through the Warhammer rpg rule books, and will actually begin making some characters, though the whole setup of the game grates my nerves almost as much as World of Warcraft MMORPG does...
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Vampire: The Requiem RPG
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 14, 2011 last modified May 17, 2016 02:14 PM — filed under: , , ,
Though I've had the books for some time, it was not until this weekend that my eldest son finally indicated he wanted to make a character.
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Serenity RPG
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 14, 2011 last modified Aug 15, 2015 12:16 AM — filed under: , , ,
We have been playing the Serenity (aka Firefly) Role-playing Game now for several weeks in a row. It is very much enjoyed by everyone due to the feel and setting of the game. Here are a few thoughts about the game so far...
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Israeli group attempting to use RPG's as therapy tool
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 05, 2011 last modified Jun 11, 2020 06:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
I was just running the usual periodic search for anything related to RPG research or RPG therapy, and found out there is a group in Israel recently attempting to use role playing games as an assist to therapy for children. The original site is in Hebrew, so I have to rely on the postings from "Purple Pawn" to keep posted. Though my stepfather is Jewish, if I could talk him into reading it for me....
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MMORPG research, some initial thoughts.
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2011 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:45 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
A few months ago I tried out a number of computer-based RPGs. I've dabbled with different ones over the decades and always felt they were flat, 2-dimensional, boring, hack-n-slash and quickly uninteresting. I thought I would get a more up to date view of the most popular ones. Here are some of my initial experiences. I plan to spend more time over coming months digging deeper of course...
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Some independent variables to consider
by Hawke Robinson published May 05, 2011 last modified Aug 17, 2015 02:49 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Just some thoughts on some of the independent variables to modify and then observe the different results (if any)...
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