Rolling for Change

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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Gaming, Identity, and Loss

In 100 years, none of this will matter. At Geek Therapy we are fond of saying media matters, and it does, but it is perhaps a temporary state of being that finds meaning in those things we consume. We self identify often with what we own.

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Reflections of Dicetower 2019

In this episode, Ginger, Brian, Suzi and Woody share their experience of Dicetower Con 2019. We discuss our favorite experiences, games played, and moments that rolled for change.

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One Child’s Heart: An interview w/ Camdon Wright

The game One Child’s Heart is a role playing game in which players take on the role of community professionals attempting to provide support to traumatized children. While this may not sound like a fun RPG to engage with,

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