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What is RPG?

by Hawke Robinson published Jul 28, 2017 04:55 PM, last modified Jul 28, 2017 04:58 PM
RPG is an abbreviation for Role-Playing Game. Despite many misconceptions by media and the general public, the activity Role-Playing Gaming, has been show through decades of research to be able to provide many benefits to participants beyond just entertainment, including educational and therapeutic benefits. More information is provided below.

A role-playing game provides the rules that govern the activity of role-playing gaming.

Role-playing gaming is available in 4 formats:

  • Tabletop (RPG or TRPG).
  • Live-action (LARP).
  • Computer-based (CRPG).
  • Solo books and modules (SABM).

 

Tabletop

 

Live-Action

 

CRPG

 

SABM

 

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