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Amalgamation of News Coverage, Panels, Q&A, Hangouts, Broadcasts, Interviews, & Presentations on RPG Research Studies on the Effects of RPG, and RPG used for Therapy & Education by Hawke Robinson

by Hawke Robinson published Oct 12, 2015 02:55 PM, last modified Nov 07, 2017 05:24 PM
It has been a VERY busy 10 months. I've spoken at 3 conventions/conferences, sat on panels and presentations, and been in a live Q&A chat session, and had multiple interviews. All about the effects of role-playing games, and their use to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for many different populations. Here is a listing of all these in one location for your convenience...

 Contact Information here: http://www.rpgresearch.com/about/contact

More information about project goals, mission statements, background information, volunteering opportunities, professional training, etc.: http://www.rpgresearch.com/about

Below is a combined listing about the project and the project founder Hawke Robinson, including: panel sessions, Q&A sessions, interviews, articles, essays, presentations on the effects of role-playing games, rpg therapy program plans, rpg education, research and examples from using role-playing games to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for many populations including Autism spectrum (ASD/PDD/Asperger's), ADHD, brain injury (TBI, stroke, etc.), spinal cord injury (SCI), at-risk youth, incarcerated youth and adults, the Deaf and hard of hearing, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Cerebral Palsy (CP), and others.

 

Listed in reverse order from most recent to oldest

2017

  • INTERVIEW - Columbia Chronicle (Miranda Manier) - Interviewed November 7th - Pending publication.
  • WORKSHOP - RPG Research Drum Circle Facilitation Workshop at Indie Air Radio Concert Hall - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/drum-circle-facilitation-workshop-november-4th-2017-1-3-pm-spokane-wa
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (October) - Currently only available to Patreon supporters, will be available to general public in a few weeks.
  • CONVENTION - FanNex.us - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/at-fan-nexus-2017
  • AWARD - Trustee of the Year Award, The RPG Brain Trust - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/rpg-brain-trust-2017-trustee
  • ORGANIZATION MIILESTONE - RPG Bus purchased -
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (September) - Available to general public shortly.
  • INTERVIEW - Men's Health Magazine - Pending publication.
  • INTERVIEW - Shippensburg University (Hunter Wolfe) - Pending publication.
  • INTERVIEW - Kills Screen - Chris Berg - Tabletop RPGs as Social Therapy - https://killscreen.com/articles/dungeons-mind-tabletop-rpgs-social-therapy/
  • ORGANIZATION MILESTONE - RPG Research, after 13+ years of operation, is finally incorporated as a Washington State non-profit company. We are not (yet) federally 501(c)3 (that will require considerable funds and time, but it is on our list of milestones to consider reaching for in 2018.
  • MONTHLY COMMUNITY PROGRAM - Spark Central - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/about/at-spark-central
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (August) -
  • CONVENTION PANEL - Role-playing Gaming as Therapy - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/spocon-role-play-as-therapy
  • CONVENTION PANEL - SpoCon -   SpoCon - Cultivating Long-term Role-Playing Gaming Groups - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/spocon-long-term-group
  • CONVENTION PANEL - SpoCon - Psychology of Gamers & Hackers - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/spocon-2017-psychology-of-gamers-and-hackers
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (July) -
  • ORGANIZATION MILESTONE DUNGEONS & DRAGONS LICENSE - Wizards of the Coast provides license to W.A. Hawkes-Robinson and all his organizations to use RPGs for charity, fundraisers, professionally, and commercially, including for-profit services. The first organization in the world to receive this kind of license (as far as we know) - https://www.patreon.com/posts/12241076
  • INTERVIEW - High Level Games, Josh Heath - Unpublished? June 2017.
  • PROGRAM PLAN - Muscular Dystrophy Association - LARP & TRPG "Battle Royale" July 18, LARP & TRPG "Epic Quest".- (details coming soon).
  • PROGRAM TRAINING - Navos Mental Health - RPG Training for care professionals, training schedule pending Summer - (details coming soon).
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (June) -
  • ORGANIZATION MILESTONE - Acquisition of 22' wheelchair ramp (donated by US Veteran through Muscular Dystrophy Association referral) - http://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/rpg-trailer-ramp-extension
  • TOUR - RPG Trailer Tour #3 - Washington State Therapeutic Recreation Association annual conference, Bellingham, Washington, Western Washington University - http://www.rpgresearch.com/blog/tour-3
  • VIDEO - Twitch - Legends Through Shadow Trailer - (Hawke as a Dwarf Bard in this weekly D&D 5th Edition Series) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2A-qAEmPLw - Archives: http://www.spokanerpg.com/adventurers-guild/new-adventures
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (May) -
  • TOUR - RPG Trailer Tour #2 - Pacific Northwest Therapeutic Recreation Association annual conference, Portland, Oregon - http://www.rpgtrailer.com/about/rpg-trailer-tours/rpg-trailer-tour-2-redux
  • VIDEO - Zombie Orpheus Entertainment - Journey Quest, Support the RPG Trailer & RPG Research - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GS3Ty7Hn27I
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (April) -
  • INTERVIEW (AUDIO) - Ego Check with The Id DM (Michael Mallen) – Episode 7 – Hawke Robinson - https://theiddm.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/ego-check-with-the-id-dm-episode-7-hawke-robinson/
  • PROGRAM - Spark Central Community Center -
  • BROADCAST - RPG Research Patreon Supporter Broadcast (March) -
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 7
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 6
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 5
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 4
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 3
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 2
  • PODCAST - RPG Research Podcast Episode 1

 

2016

 

2015

 

2014

 

2013

 

2012

 

2011

 

2008

 

2007

 

2006

 

2004

  • ESSAY - Eastern Washington University - An Overview History and Potential Therapeutic Value of Role-Playing Gaming - http://www.rpgresearch.com/documents/rpg-research-project/archives/an-overview-of-the-history-and-potential-therapeutic-value-of-role-playing-gaming
  • RESEARCH & PROGRAM PLANS - Experiments in optimizing the tabletop role-playing game (RPG / TRPG) experience.
  • RESEARCH - Beginning of "Gamer Floater" & "Gamer stereotypes self-fulfilling prophecy" hypotheses development.
  • RESEARCH - Inclusion of diagnosed Autism Spectrum (ASD / PDD) participants in game sessions, concerted effort to help them work on better social skills, frustration/anger management, working cooperatively to problem solve, impulse control, etc.
  • ORGANIZATION MILESTONE - Sections on Hawke Enterprising, Hawkes Haven, Merp.com began to share, discuss, and aggregate RPG Research data, essays, public sharing, interaction, discussion,  etc.

 

2000

  • RPG SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT - SuiteGM Software -

 

1998

  • ORGANIZATION MILESTONE - Creation of Merp.com (Middle-earth Role-Playing Community) - .

 

1996

  • RESEARCH - Running Tabletop RPG over Internet using CuSeeMe & Other Tools -

 

1995

  • RPG SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT - MerpMaker Software -

 

1988

  • RESEARCH - Merging 3 weekly full groups, 20+ players in overlapping shared campaign

 

1987

  • CONVENTION - RPGA, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1st Edition (AD&D1) - Organized, hosted, trained Dungeon Masters (DM), supervised event. RPGA-based 2-day convention, 60 participants. Millcreek Library, Salt Lake City, UT

 

1986

  • CONVENTION - RPGA, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1st Edition - Organized, hosted, and ran RPGA-based 12 hour mini-convention. 12 players. Hosted at home, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

1985

  • PROGRAM PLAN/CURRICULUM - Realms of Inquiry "A School for Gifted & Talented Children", Salt Lake City, UT - Learn How to Play and Run Role-Playing Games. Monday through Friday, 5 weeks. - (missing, searching).

 

1984

  • ESSAY - Realms of Inquiry - Dispelling the Myths About Role-Playing Games (8 pages) - (missing, searching).

 

1983

  • RPG PROFESSIONAL MILESTONE - Professional Game Master - Charging players for game sessions, 3 groups weekly.

 

1979

Hawke begins playing AD&D periodically.

 

1978

Hawke first introduced to D&D by cousin.

 

1974

The world's first published Role-playing game: Dungeons & Dragons.

 

Contact Information

Email: rpgresearcher at gmail dot com

Phone/Text: (509) 481-5437

Twitter: rpgresearch

Youtube: http://youtube.com/rpgresearch

 

Essays/Papers Citing RPG Research

 

 

WARNINGS/CORRECTIONS

There are now some fake and/or questionable articles floating around that claim to cite the efforts of W.A. Hawkes-Robinson (aka Hawke Robinson). While I hate to perpetuate their showing up in searches, some may be worth comment/correction.

 

 

 

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