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by Hawke Robinson published Mar 24, 2016 10:10 AM, last modified Feb 09, 2017 01:22 PM
Research documents, audio & video files, primary and secondary sources, etc.

Primary Archives

This is the main repository of all research and related information on studies regarding the effects of role-playing games. Various additional media and documents related to the role playing gaming research project.

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The RPG Research Project Specific Archives

A section for more information about the RPG Research Project itself. This includes papers specifically from the project itself.

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Videos

Various videos related to role-playing gaming research.

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Wiki, Glossary, & Bibliography

A community-based wiki on the research of role-playing games in all forms.

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FAQs

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions can be found (and hopefully answered) here. This is open to editing and contribution by the community, as it is wikified.

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Bibliographies

Find bibliographic lists on specific keywords here. For example "LARP" or "tabletop RPG", that can be very difficult to wade through university & library databases. These lists are amalgamated through the help of volunteers on this website.

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Content Sorted by Professional Discipline

Find research documents and other resources sorted by professional discipline (psychology, psychiatry, sociology, recreation therapy, etc.)

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Content Sorted by Population or Disability

Here you will find research documents and other resources sorted by population, disability, etc.

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RPG Find

Listings of Tabletop & Live-Action RPG Groups, sorted by various criteria: location, style, etc.

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How to get started using RPGs

After resolving the many myths and inculcated attitudes about role-playing games and gamers, and then showing people the research supporting the efficacy of using role-playing games to achieve therapeutic and educational goals for a broad range of populations, the next question invariably is, "Okay, how do I get started?". This post will provide you with a possible road map.

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Volunteers

Lists of areas where volunteers can help, documents to sign up as volunteers, etc.

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Books Reading List

A list of books to consider reading related to RPG Research

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Essays Reading List

A list of essays to consider as baseline reading for RPG Research.

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Forms

These are forms for people to download, print, fill-out, sign, send, or fill-out online and "digitally sign". Includes disclaimers, permission, release, etc.

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