Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 99
Total: 99
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Home
03: Stories Archive
04: Community Forums
05: Home
06: Community Forums
07: Stories Archive
08: Home
09: Home
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Stories Archive
13: Home
14: Community Forums
15: Home
16: Home
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Home
20: Community Forums
21: My Account
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: Community Forums
27: Stories Archive
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Home
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Home
34: Stories Archive
35: Home
36: News
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Home
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Home
49: Home
50: Community Forums
51: Home
52: Home
53: Home
54: Community Forums
55: Home
56: Home
57: Home
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Stories Archive
63: Community Forums
64: Home
65: Stories Archive
66: Community Forums
67: Stories Archive
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Stories Archive
71: Home
72: Home
73: Community Forums
74: Stories Archive
75: Stories Archive
76: Community Forums
77: News
78: Community Forums
79: Home
80: Community Forums
81: Home
82: Community Forums
83: Home
84: Stories Archive
85: Home
86: Stories Archive
87: Community Forums
88: Home
89: Community Forums
90: Stories Archive
91: Stories Archive
92: Community Forums
93: Stories Archive
94: Community Forums
95: Stories Archive
96: News
97: Home
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Main › General Gaming Discussion › Spokane Role-playing Gaming Research Project
Spokane Role-playing Gaming Research Project

Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGeneral Gaming Discussion
View previous topic :: View next topic  

What do you think of the RPG Research project at rpgr.org ?
Excellent!
33%
 33%  [ 1 ]
Interesting
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Meh
66%
 66%  [ 2 ]
Lame!
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Other
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Total Votes : 3

Author Message
merpcon
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 34
Location: Spokane, WA, USA

PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 9:21 pm    Post subject: Spokane Role-playing Gaming Research Project

In case folks weren't aware, and haven't seen the display with brochures at the Merlyn's store, there is a long term project implementing a series of research studies on the therapeutic and educational aspects of role-playing games, attempting to establish CAUSALITY rather than just correlative data.
There have previously been about 90 research projects related to role-playing gaming and psycho-social impact, but they have been almost entirely metadata and/or correlative, or very small case studies, very few offer much in the way of causal information.
This project hopes to address the dearth of causal research on the effects of role-playing gaming.

So, as fellow RPGers, folks might want to swing by, check out some of the site, and spread the word. This is being approached from the cognitive/behavioral approach using recreation therapy related methodologies for research.

Some of the research is performed online, other aspects are in person at various universities and private research facilities around Washington State and Northern Idaho. This is a non-commercial endeavor at this point. Mature discussions on the topic are welcomed.

The RPG Research site is at:

rpgr.org or rpgresearch.com

The research does include computer gaming (solo RPG, MMORPG, etc.), LARP, and especially tabletop RPGs in the research.

Enjoy!

_________________
www.tolkienscholars.org
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger
merpcon
Rookie


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 34
Location: Spokane, WA, USA

PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 9:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Spokane Role-playing Gaming Research Project

Also, if you live anywhere near the greater Spokane area, you can sign up for the in-person research phases. Registration and participation is free and includes being fed (gamer food!) during the game sessions. The sessions are typically once per week for 6-8 weeks, in the evenings. Psychology related questionnaires are completed before and after each gaming session.

_________________
www.tolkienscholars.org
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website ICQ Number MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGeneral Gaming Discussion All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1


Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

FORGE WAR
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on Jun 05, 2018 at 03:46:00

MUNCHKIN COLLECTIBLE CARD GAME
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on May 14, 2018 at 02:19:12

Firefly Adventures: Brigands and Browncoats
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on May 08, 2018 at 02:39:43

Tons of New Bones Minis!
Last post by CharlesFaust in D&D Minis on Apr 14, 2018 at 20:11:22

New miniatures, RPG books, and games!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Apr 06, 2018 at 23:06:43

New Pre-Con Decks for MTG!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Apr 06, 2018 at 17:50:54

New Graphic Novels, Kids Books, Collectibles, and More!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Apr 04, 2018 at 18:33:48

Forgebane!
Last post by CharlesFaust in GW Warhammer 40k on Mar 23, 2018 at 23:27:09

Star Wars Legion Now Available!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Other on Mar 22, 2018 at 18:12:43

New Graphic Novels!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Mar 21, 2018 at 19:05:37


Survey
Best comic book to movie adaptation




Results :: Polls

Votes: 1541
Comments: 4

Links

Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars