RPG Research Focusing on Only RPG Community Center Tabletop Role-Playing Game Programs Now
In order to comply with requirements to get insurance, this page lists the focused scope of our TRPG program right


Role-playing game players, including Autism spectrum, and RPG Research trained volunteer staff game masters running RPGs in the wheelchair accessible RPG Bus (loaned for our use by Hawke Robinson), celebrating a great dice role at a key point in the game.

As of April 28th, 2022, we will plan to only provide the following limited scope:

* We will continue as an incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit charity operating only in Spokane Washington.

* We will continue as a 100% volunteer-run organization, but with a greatly reduced, Spokane local-only staff of around 10 volunteers.

* We will continue with our existing board of directors (some of which are remote, and include a Ph.D. professor) and quarterly meetings as required for our incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit charity status.

* We will continue our weekly Administrative Staff meetings

* We will continue recording our private volunteer training sessions, but they will not be uploaded to the public, nor be live-streamed.

* We will continue our volunteer staff weekly training, but it will only be for in-person Spokane staff.

* We will continue, as we always have, with a full application, interview, reference checks, up-front full background checks on all of our volunteers and staff, and ongoing regular background checks of all staff.

* We will continue with our existing Mission and Vision statements in the long run, but during this suspended services period, in order to qualify for insurance, our impact will be limited to only local, in-person, tabletop role-playing game, community programs, only for adults and teenagers (13+ years old).

* We will only have minimal Social Media postings, with significant process and approval oversight for our postings before they are allowed to go public.

* We will continue using private recorded security cameras for everyone's safety at all of our tabletop sessions (with signed waivers of permission from all participants).

* We will continue to use sign-in / sign-out processes for all sessions.

* We will continue our community Drop In and RPG in-person programs at the Spark Central Community Center, as that has been under Spark Central’s insurance coverage for the nearly 5 years we've been running our RPG programs there.

* We will continue our current Spokane School District Drop In and RPG programs through Spark Central that are currently underway.

* Initially, pending insurance approval, we are only planning to offer limited hours for the open community tabletop role-playing game sessions. A minimum of 2 volunteers, plus one per table will be in attendance during the open community hours. Tentatively proposed open community schedule is:

  • Saturdays  1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Tuesdays 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Fridays 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

* To get insurance, Initially we will provide only up to 3 tables at a time, with a maximum of 5 players per table (plus the volunteer game master facilitator, for a maximum of 6 people per table). This means the maximum community center tabletop role-playing game room occupancy will be no more than 15 community participants (with at least 5 volunteers facilitating).

This list will be updated, potentially without notice, as we further negotiate with insurance companies.

Please consider donating today to help us through this transition period. 


RPG Research Focusing on Only RPG Community Center Tabletop Role-Playing Game Programs Now
Hawke Robinson 4 May, 2022
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RPG Research Suspending All International Services and Most Other Operations In Order to Get Insurance
We Are Temporarily Suspending Almost All But The Most Fundamental Functions And Volunteer Staffing Indefinitely In Order to Get Insurance Coverage So We Can Open the RPG Community Center to the Public