An Overview & Introduction

History

Usage Of Role-Playing Games

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Intro
1 An Overview & Introduction 2 History 3 Usage Of Role-Playing Games

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An Overview & Introduction

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Usage Of Role-Playing Games

fictitious settings & actions scripted or based on spontaneous acting being someone else than yourself

Bj¨rn Schr¨der, Oluf Lorenzen o o Role-Playing Games

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Usage Of Role-Playing Games

historic beginnings

16th century - improvised play 1800 - strategic training, so-called ‘kriegspiel’ or ‘wargames’ 1910 - toy soldier game, miniature figures & environment

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1960s - board wargames, emphasis on character development, influence of fantasy elements 1970s - D&D, detailed rulebooks 1980s - new games outside the US, creation of ’Generic Universal Roleplaying System’ 1990s - further emphasis towards characterisation & storytelling, card-games

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Usage Of Role-Playing Games

education conflict-management for the own entertaiment

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Examples

LARP MMORPG

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Sources
www.rpgstudies.net www.rpg.net www.sjgames.com www.eff.org
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Usage Of Role-Playing Games

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