The Benefits of Role-Playing Games, and How to Get Started

by RPG Research Admin published 2015/04/06 02:30:00 GMT-7, last modified 2022-11-12T09:26:46-07:00
Role-Playing games promote a number of positive social aspects, as this LifeHacker article points out. It also shows you how to get started!

"Everything bad is good for you," as the saying (and book by Steven Johnson) goes. While there has been plenty of negative stigma about table-top RPGs, the reality is that engaging in them actually helps develop a number of positive social skills, such as creativity, communication, team work, and problem solving.

If you've been playing for a while, then a lot of this information is well-known, but if you're new to the idea, and perhaps a bit hesitant due to tales of bespectacled nerds sitting around in their basement trying to summon demons, this article should go a long way to dispelling your fears.

Check it out over at Lifehacker!

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