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John Welker

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 29, 2017 10:20 AM, last modified Jun 29, 2017 10:20 AM
John Welker received his Licensed Practical Nurse certification in 1995 and has worked in many care facilities, he has been involved with role-playing games since 1979, and is working toward being the first fully certified RPG Therapeutic RPG Trainer. He is also a military veteran.

Name: John Welker

Position: RPG Advocate, RPG Trainer.

Specialties: Tabletop RPG, Organized Play, Theater Arts.

RPG Experience since:

  • Tabletop: 1979.
  • LARP: 1992
  • CRPG: 1980
  • SAB/M: 1981


Location(s): Greater Spokane area + RPG Bus circuit   

ohn Welker has been involved with role-playing games since 1979. He has organized conventions, been an official representative of the Role-Playing Gaming Association (RPGA) and Wizards of the Coast Organized Play. Regularly run and teach tabletop board and role-playing games.

He has an extensive background in nursing, as well as a long military background.

John is attending the the RPG Therapeutics LLC courses on his way to becoming the first fully certified RPG Therapeutics LLC instructor.

You can learn more about John here:


Tabletop RPG

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Live-Action Role-Playing (LARP)

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Solo Adventure Books/Modules (SAB/M)





Computer-based (CRPG)




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