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RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Psychology of Gamers and Hackers from the Information Security Perspective

RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Psychology of Gamers and Hackers from the Information Security Perspective

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 16, 2017 12:50 PM

Here is the audio recording from the SpoCon 2017 panel on "Psychology of Gamers and Hackers". Panelists included: Dr. Mark Rounds and Hawke Robinson.

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RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Role-Playing [Gaming] as Therapy

RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Role-Playing [Gaming] as Therapy

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 15, 2017 05:15 PM

Here is the audio recording from the SpoCon 2017 panel on "Role-Playing [Gaming] as Therapy". Panelists included: Gail Glass (Recreation Therapist), John Welker, and Hawke Robinson.

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RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Cultivating Long Term Role-Playing Gaming Groups

RPG Research on SpoCon Panel, Cultivating Long Term Role-Playing Gaming Groups

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 15, 2017 05:26 PM

Here is the audio recording from the SpoCon 2017 panel on "Cultivating Long Term Role-Playing Gaming Groups". Panelist included: Chris Bruscas, John Welker, and Hawke Robinson.

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Spocon

by Danielle Whitworth — last modified Aug 12, 2017 08:05 PM

Having a great time in the RPGtrailer at Spocon!! Come visit us tomorrow from 8am-noon.

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RPG Research at Spocon 2017 Panels with John Welker and Hawke Robinson

RPG Research at Spocon 2017 Panels with John Welker and Hawke Robinson

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 08, 2017 12:50 PM

John Welker and Hawke Robinson will be participating in a number of panels at this year's 2017 SpoCon in Spokane, Washington, August 11-13. If you are interested, here is the schedule...

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Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at SpoCon 2017 Public Tour

Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at SpoCon 2017 Public Tour

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 06, 2017 12:43 AM

The Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer will be at this year's Science Fiction & Fantasy convention in Spokane, Washington, SpoCon 2017, all three days, August 11-13. The public is welcome to tour the trailer, and potentially see it in action. here is the tour schedule...

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Game Schedule in RPG Trailer at SpoCon 2017 - August 11-13

Game Schedule in RPG Trailer at SpoCon 2017 - August 11-13

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 08, 2017 11:51 PM

Here is the game schedule for the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at this year's SpoCon in downtown Spokane August 11th through 13th...

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The RPG Research Project's Public Meeting and Broadcast, August 5th, 2017

The RPG Research Project's Public Meeting and Broadcast, August 5th, 2017

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 05, 2017 01:01 AM

The RPG Research Project meets, and broadcast publicly, regarding current events, research, discoveries, etc. pertinent to The RPG Research Project. People from all related efforts around the world are invited to join in sharing their updates as well. This tends to be more high level than our podcast/vidcasts, mostly providing a brief overview for people. Meetings range anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on other participants contributions. Sometimes it is just a quick summary status update of the past month, and the upcoming month. Everyone is welcome to join in the conversation!

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Role-Playing Gaming at The Spark Central, Spokane, WA, provided by RPG Research volunteers.

Role-Playing Gaming at The Spark Central, Spokane, WA, provided by RPG Research volunteers.

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Aug 17, 2017 01:58 PM

Beginning August 18th, 2017, thanks to Spark Central and The RPG Research Project, volunteers will be providing role-playing gaming sessions at The Spark Central in Spokane, Washington, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Pacific Time), open to the public. Spark Central location and contact information: 1214 W Summit Pkwy, Spokane, WA, 99201509.279.0299info@spark-central.org

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MDA Camp 2017 - "Battle Royale: The Summoning"

MDA Camp 2017 - "Battle Royale: The Summoning"

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 26, 2017 01:16 PM

"The Summoning". Using drums, and forming a drum circle, with drum circle facilitation techniques. At the July 18th, 2017, Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp, at Twinlow Retreat near Rathdrum Idaho. We introduced participants to drumming, shield decorating, boffer LARP, and parallel tabletop RPG.

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Setting Up for LARP, RPG, & Drumming at MDA Camp

Setting Up for LARP, RPG, & Drumming at MDA Camp

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 21, 2017 05:34 PM

Here is a photo and short video clip of the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer being setup at this year's Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) summer camp in Idaho. RPG Research volunteers, using the RPG Trailer, preparing to provide adaptive drum circles, tabletop role-playing (RPG), and live-action role-playing (LARP) to children ages 6-17 with Muscular Dystrophy (MD), July 18th and 20th.

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Story #X: Story Title - RPG Story of the Template

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 21, 2017 01:20 PM

Story #__: ____________________. A series of anecdotal postings sharing observations, comments, and other relevant experiences, about the effects of role-playing gaming...

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MDA Summer Camp and RPG / LARP Update on the RPG Research Project and The Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer

MDA Summer Camp and RPG / LARP Update on the RPG Research Project and The Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 19, 2017 12:17 PM

This is the week we are providing drumming, tabletop, and live-action role-playing gaming services to the Muscular Dystrophy Association's summer camp. We just finished the first day's services, and will be providing the second day tomorrow. Here is a quick status update...

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RPG Research at TolkienMoot XIII

RPG Research at TolkienMoot XIII

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 16, 2017 10:36 PM

Here is information, photos, and links to some of the RPG Research volunteers at this year's 13th annual Tolkien Moot convention...

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10 Days To TolkienMoot XIII. RSVP Today!

10 Days To TolkienMoot XIII. RSVP Today!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 05, 2017 01:33 AM

Tolkien Moot XIII begins in just 10 days! 7:30 am, July 15th, 2017!

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Help Us Reach Patreon Goal #4 - Live Broadcasts - And get the Wheelchair Accessible RPG Bus Up and Running

Help Us Reach Patreon Goal #4 - Live Broadcasts - And get the Wheelchair Accessible RPG Bus Up and Running

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 03, 2017 04:13 PM

When you help us reach the 4th goal, you unlock Live Monthly RPG Research Broadcasts, and help get the Wheelchair Accessible RPG Bus up and running!

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RPG Research Project Patreon Goal #3 Unlocked! All Thanks To You!

RPG Research Project Patreon Goal #3 Unlocked! All Thanks To You!

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 02, 2017 09:43 PM

Thanks to the kind support of Patreon supporters like you, we have just crossed the threshold for goal #3!

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Volunteer Game Master IV Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 30, 2017 12:10 AM

The Level 4 Game Master will run regular sessions with various people, at various locations. The GM IV is also the master trainer of all other GMs, and the senior level team leader. The GM IV provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for Role-playing games. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer Game Master III - Therapist & Trainer, Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 30, 2017 12:07 AM

A senior level position. The Volunteer Game Master III (GM) Trainee provides role-playing game, and optional music, services to people with specific therapeutic needs (RPG Therapy), and provide RPG training (RPG Education) to people wishing to learn similar skills. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer Game Master II & Entry-Level GM Trainer, Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 30, 2017 12:05 AM

A senior level position. The volunteer Game Master II (GM) provides role-playing game, and optional music, services to people with specific needs, and provide RPG training for entry-level Game Masters to those wishing to learn similar skills. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer Game Master I & Player Trainer, Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 30, 2017 12:01 AM

A mid-level position. The Volunteer Level 1 Professional Game Master (GM) Trainee will learn to run regular sessions with various participants, at various locations, and provide training, where necessary, to players on how to play the applicable role-playing game. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer Role-Playing Game Writer I Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 11:58 PM

An entry-level position. The Role-Playing Game Writer I, working with other staff members, develops, documents, and updates our TR based role-playing game adventures and related documents. Adventures are created for various projects, and created on a project specific basis as needed. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer RPG Facilitator I Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 11:55 PM

An entry level position. Help organize, manage, and facilitate RPG and related events using role-playing games, drum circles, and other recreational activities at various locations, conventions, and other events. Volunteer-level free training begins immediately.

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Volunteer RPG Advocate I Trainee

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 11:50 PM

An Entry Level Position. The Volunteer RPG Advocate Trainee, Level 1, promotes and advocates for role-playing games and related endeavors, including: RPG advocacy and therapeutic recreation advocacy.

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Volunteer RPG Player Archetype II Trainee - Education Settings

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 11:46 PM

This is an entry-to-mid-level volunteer position with potential for optional peer-training possibly available. The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types" in education settings. The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Educators to learn how to address such situations more effectively. Education Types include: disruptive student, zone-out student, argumentative student, etc.

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Volunteer RPG Player Archetype II Trainee - Therapeutic Settings

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 10:56 PM

This is a mid-level volunteer position with free peer-training potentially available. The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types". The Level 2 Player Archetype is trained to fulfil this role in therapeutic settings. The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Therapists to learn how to address such situations more effectively. Therapeutic Player Archetype II examples include: Autism spectrum, MD, CP, brain injury, etc. This is an approach similar to roles played in First Aid and Search & Rescue training programs. This is an excellent means of gaining experience toward other professional RPG positions.

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Volunteer RPG Player Archetype I Trainee (Volunteer / Entry-level / Trainee)

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 10:26 PM

This is an entry-level volunteer position with the possibility of optional free peer-training available. The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types". The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help training Game Masters learn how to address such situations more effectively. Types include: Munchkin, Rules Lawyer, Murder-hobo, etc. For people with little-to-no prior professional RPG experience, this is an excellent means of getting started gaining that experience.

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Ryan Allison (Past Volunteer)

Ryan Allison (Past Volunteer)

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jul 20, 2017 09:27 PM

Ryan is an avid RPG player and training as an RPG Advocate and Trainer. He is also a master of the culinary arts and hospitality. Another specialty of Mr. Allison is the art of Garde Manger (Fruit and Vegetable Artistry).

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Jacob Jones

Jacob Jones

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 08:52 PM

Jacob is an avid RPG player, Game Master, and training as an RPG Advocate and Trainer. He is also an excellent professional master of the culinary arts.

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Danielle Whitworth

Danielle Whitworth

by Hawke Robinson — last modified Jun 29, 2017 08:50 PM

Danielle is training as recreational therapist at Eastern Washington University, she is also training as an RPG Advocate and RPG Trainer.

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