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The Benefits of Role-Playing Games, and How to Get Started

by admin published Apr 06, 2015 05:17 PM, last modified Jun 22, 2015 02:35 PM
Role-Playing games promote a number of positive social aspects, as this LifeHacker article points out. It also shows you how to get started!
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"Everything bad is good for you," as the saying (and book by Steven Johnson) goes. While there has been plenty of negative stigma about table-top RPGs, the reality is that engaging in them actually helps develop a number of positive social skills, such as creativity, communication, team work, and problem solving.

If you've been playing for a while, then a lot of this information is well-known, but if you're new to the idea, and perhaps a bit hesitant due to tales of bespectacled nerds sitting around in their basement trying to summon demons, this article should go a long way to dispelling your fears.

Check it out over at Lifehacker!

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