Tabletop Roleplaying Games as Social Practice
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John Arcadian |
• February 2018
Social skills are vitaly important to success in life, but where do we find practice space for them? John Arcadian, a writer and publisher of tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, talks about the benefits that can be gained from playing out characters in Tabletop Role-playing Games. Discover an amazing world of social improvement alongside the incredible worlds of swords and sorcery, and learn how the kind of play done in these sorts of games mirrors the developmental play that helps us learn social skills while young. John Arcadian is a writer, art director, and freelancer in the tabletop role-playing game industry. John has been writing gaming books and material for 15 years, and is the owner of Gnome Stew — a multiple award winning industry blog.