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by Hawke Robinson published Mar 24, 2016 10:20 AM, last modified Jun 05, 2016 10:39 AM
About The RPG Research Project Community, contact information, staff information, legal disclaimers, FAQs, and related resources.

And So It Begins

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

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About The RPG Research Project Community Website

The original seeds began initially around 1985, and then became more formalized around 2004...

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COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

This project involves participation from individuals and organizations from around the world.

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY

Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, including...

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MISSION

The mission of the RPG Research Project is...

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OVERVIEW

Prior to 2006, approximately 80 studies were published related to participation in role playing games and their effects on participants. Since 2006, there has been a significant increase in related research from many disciplines...

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VISION

It is hoped through the efforts of RPG Research that it will be possible to clearly define the specific causal therapeutic and educational aspects of participation in role playing gaming with the eventual possibility of developing effective educational and therapeutic modalities using role playing games.

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PROJECT

There are many sub-projects contained in the overall RPG Project, from demographics gathering and case studies, to small shorter term research projects, building towards a larger body of data planned over the years of research efforts

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HISTORY

The first stages of this project began in 1985, with an active revival in 2004 through interaction with various universities and organizations.

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POTENTIAL AREAS OF EFFECT

The effects of RPGs upon participants are influenced by many variables, including the RPG format: Tabletop, Live-action (LARP), Choose Your Own Adventure / Interactive Solo, and computer-based

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GOALS

Over many years, the long term intention of RPG Research is to implement a series of studies using many different population groups meeting the following goals:

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EXPLORE THE EFFICACY OF ROLE-PLAYING GAME THERAPY

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.

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PARTICIPATE IN THE RPG RESEARCH PROJECT

If you are interested in participating in the RPG Research Project...

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About The RPG Research Project Community Website (All on one page).

This community-focused website began with efforts, starting initially around 1985, and advancing since 2004, to identify the effects of role-playing games upon participants, and their potential uses as intervention modalities to achieve educational and therapeutic goals for diverse populations.

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Contact

Here you will find relevant contact information.

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Disclaimers

Various disclaimers for the website, projects, and authors.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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Staff

Here you will find information on those who are participating in the RPG Research Project through various roles, including biographies relevant to the project, and resumes where appropriate.

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Multimodal Assessment

Multiple methods and diagnostic tools are used for baseline assessment and ongoing progress evaluation...

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Relevant Websites

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