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 at left:
- Answers to questions about role-playing games
- Answers to other frequently asked questions
- An annotated bibliography of studies, court cases, and other literature
- Advice on defending role-playing games
- Information about the CAR-PGa
N.B.: By “role-playing games” (RPGs) we mean what are sometimes called “traditional” or “tabletop” or “paper-and-pencil” or “pencil-and-dice” RPGs. For a more in-depth discussion about what we do (and don’t) mean by “role-playing games”, see About Role-Playing Games.