Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

Welcome to the website of the Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games (CAR-PGa), an international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games (RPGs). This site contains several categories of information, all of which are accessible from the menu above: Answers to questions about role-playing games Answers to other frequently asked questions An… Continue reading Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

CAR-PGA Guidance for Tabletop Play

This information is current as of 03/29/20. The COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak is an unprecedented scenario echoing some of the most dire predictions of post-apocalyptic role-playing settings, but it is no game. We’re trying to “flatten the curve” of emergency and medical visits due to the outbreak through “social distancing,” but to do that requires gamers… Continue reading CAR-PGA Guidance for Tabletop Play

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 29, No. 3, March 2020

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Last month we shared a heartwarming story about how the gaming community came together to support one of our members. This month we have… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 29, No. 3, March 2020

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 29, No. 2, February 2020

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, I mentioned last month about the opportunity to give back to the gaming community by adding a Gamers in Need page to our… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 29, No. 2, February 2020

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2020

David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello Everyone, It’s hard to believe a year has already passed and we’re now at the date that planning committees everywhere used as their deadline: 2020. A lot has changed in the tabletop gaming world, so… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2020

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 12, December 2019

David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, For those in the U.S., the Thanksgiving holiday is now past and the holidays are ahead. There’s quite a bit to be thankful for, so I thought I’d take a moment to focus on… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 12, December 2019

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 11, November 2019

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org ARTICLES Letter from the Chair Hello All, There was a time when we didn’t have a controversy about role-playing games every month, but as the game continues to evolve… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 11, November 2019

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 10, October 2019

David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org Letter from the Chair Hello All, Happy October! I recently added jump links to several CAR-PGA site pages. Long pages like the Frequently Asked Questions, Studies & Literature, Defending RPGs, and Membership Manual should be easier to read and navigate.… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 28, No. 10, October 2019

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 9, September 2019

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, It’s been a tumultuous month for tabletop role-playing games. We recently lost Rick Loomis, who founded Flying Buffalo. I outlined Flying Buffalo’s enormous… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 9, September 2019

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 8, August 2019

David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org ARTICLES Letter from the Chair Hi All, The CAR-PGA isn’t often in the news, but thanks to CAR-PGA member Hawke Robinson we’re affiliated with a worthy cause — discussing the value of tabletop role-playing games as part of prisoner rehabilitation.… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 8, August 2019

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 7, July 2019

David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA ARTICLES Letter from the Chair, July 2019 Hello All, Although it’s been a few weeks, I wanted to address an event that tested the limits of a large convention’s policies. The rise of Dungeons & Dragons and fantasy in general has made conventions… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER Vol. 28, No. 7, July 2019