RPG Research: A 100% Volunteer-Run 501(c)3 Non-profit Charitable Role-Playing Game Research & Human Services Organization.
Mission - Vision - Impact
Our Founders & Volunteer Staff Have Been Providing the Benefits of Role-Playing Games & Community Programs Since 1977!
Want to help? DONATE or VOLUNTEER
Pardon the Dust - Our Volunteers Are Scrambling to Move Servers, Content, and Fix Breaks
MANY THANKS to Dimension 20 / dropout.tv for kindly donating 25%
of their Crown of Candy Series Custom miniatures auction
profits to RPG Research!


The RPG Museum

Based on how it goes with your donation support, we are planning to open the experiential learning Role-Playing Game Museum to the public in early-to-mid-2023


Fridays 4-8 pm, Saturdays 1-5 pm. 101 N. Stone Street, Spokane, WA 99202. - [ DONATE ] - [ VOLUNTEER ] -- Ages 4 through 104+ welcomed!
[ Ages 4 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. -- Ages 13-17 need signed parent/guardian release forms ]
Resuming soon: Dedicated TRPG table for blind and visually impaired players and American Sign Language table for Deaf/HoH players!

Founder, CEO, & Chair: Hawke Robinson

Our roots begin with our founder, Hawke Robinson.
Founder, CEO, an Chair.
A Washington State Department of Health Registered Recreational Therapist with a background in neuroscience, computer science, research psychology, music, play therapy, habilitation therapy, nursing, and more. Involved with role-playing games since 1977. GM Instructor, Level 19 GM.

Board of Directors, Voting Member and Advisory Board: Emily Messina, PhD, CTRS/R

Emily Messina is an associate professor and Therapeutic Recreation Program director at Eastern Washington University. Messina received her BS and MS in recreation studies with an emphasis in therapeutic recreation from the University of Florida. She has been a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist for 15 years.
She completed her doctoral degree in social behavioral health science at Temple University in Philadelphia, Penn. Messina’s research focuses on the benefits of recreation and leisure for marginalized population groups.
She is also active within the veteran community, and spends her Wednesday nights helping with the Inland Northwest Chapter of Team River Runner.
Professor Messina took over the Therapeutic Recreation program at EWU, and was so impress with RPG Research's work, she indicated interest in being on the board back in 2016 and joined the Board of Directors as a voting member once RPG Research was incorporated.

Board of Directors Voting Member, IT Director: Niklas Anderson