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by Hawke Robinson published 2018/09/08 09:10:51 GMT-7, last modified 2021-04-24T08:50:45-07:00
About RPG Research
by RPG Research Admin — last modified Oct 07, 2019 10:04 AM

Information about RPG Research, staff, volunteers, board, philosophy, mission, vision, etc. Our staff of more than 50 volunteers across 4 continents are "helping people heal & improving the quality of life for diverse populations around the world by providing accessible & inclusive collaborative research-supported programs using music and role-playing games." We use a research-driven approach to create inclusive and accessible programs that measurably improve people’s lives through music and role-playing games. Online since 2004. Our founder has been studying the effects of all RPG formats since 1983, providing in-school programs since 1985, and therapeutic programs since 2004. Experimenting with various RPG formats since the 1970s, a recreational therapist with a background in nursing, habilitation therapy, computer sciences, neurosciences, research psychology, music & recreation therapy. RPG Research is a 501(c)3 non-profit research & human services charitable organization. Our staff study the effects of all role-playing game (RPG) formats: tabletop (TRPG), live-action (LRPG), solo adventure books/modules (SABM), electronic (ERPG), & many hybrids (HRPG). Since 2004 our website has provided an open, free, international repository of research information. We take a multidisciplinary approach to our programs. Based on the available research, our community programs help people achieve their educational, recreational, and therapeutic goals, measurably improving their quality of life.

Legal
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 24, 2019 03:41 PM

Disclaimers and legal information.

Media
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 03, 2019 01:32 PM

Media Kit, Gallery, and related information.

General Public
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 24, 2019 06:54 PM

Information for the general public, including gamers, parents, and other lay persons.

And So It Begins
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 17, 2021 05:50 AM

The first kernels of the RPG Research Project Community began around 1985, and became more formal in 2004...

EXPLORE THE EFFICACY OF ROLE-PLAYING GAME THERAPY
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 24, 2021 06:05 AM

As the body of knowledge grows, indicators may be found suggesting the development of a distinct treatment modality, potentially "role-playing game therapy", may develop as an effective tool for the treatment of many population groups with varied needs.

PARTICIPATE IN THE RPG RESEARCH PROJECT
by Hawke Robinson — last modified Apr 24, 2021 06:17 AM

If you are interested in participating in the RPG Research Project, we welcome you to the team of volunteers. Please read the following information on how to join, collaborate, receive free training (if necessary), etc.

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