Rolling for Change

Gaming and Environment

Brian, Ginger, Josue and Woody discuss how gaming can impact our understanding of environment as well as if and how the environment is impacted by hobby gamers.

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Merry Monopoly Christmas

In the past we have made fun of Monopoly. It has become the butt of many gamer jokes, but does it deserve its reputation? In this episode, Brian, Josue and Woody discuss the virtues of gamers most reviled game.

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Roll for Progress w Brennan Jordan

In this episode Woody talks with Brennan Jordan of Roll for Progress (catchy name right?) about his work using rpgs in therapy practice.

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Rolling for Doug via Pax Unplugged

We have just returned from the fabulous gaming expo known as Pax Unplugged. We invited Dr. Brian Quinones and Tim Grant from Gaming Approaches Toward Education to help us unpack the Pax, and unplug with the Doug.

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Kids on Bikes with Doug Levandowski

We are so excited to share with you, a conversation we had with Doug Levandowski. If one of the roles of Rolling for Change is to identify games with the potential for self discovery and confrontation of the unconscious self,

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Consent in Gaming with Sean K Reynolds

In this episode, Brian and Woody discuss with Sean K Reynolds the Consent in Gaming document, recently released on Drive Thru RPG. Sean K Reynolds and Shanna Germain wrote this pdf to assist GMs and players alike to develop consensual games.

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Larping with Joie Martin

This time around we are talking with Joie Martin, author of free-form LARPS and founder of Drowning Moon Studios. Join Brian, Joie and Woody for a brief exploration into the world of larping and learn more about Joie’s larps at Drowning Moon.

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Gaming & Friendship

In this episode Brian, Ginger, Suzi and Woody discuss the ways that gaming creates community and friendship. We have discussed this topic a few times in the past, but this time around its probably more personal.

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Play therapy and therapeutic gaming with Dr. Brian Quinones and Tim Grant

In this episode we discuss the challenges of adapting play therapy and game therapy to the social milieu of evidence based practice. We also discuss games that are easily usable in building a therapeutic gaming practice. In all honesty,

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Talking with Jack Berkenstock of the Bodhana Group

In this episode we get the opportunity to hear from Jack Berkenstock about his work in the Bodhana group. Together we talk about the therapeutic use of all sorts of games, the state of gaming as a tool for therapeutic growth, and many other areas.

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