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Saturday, November 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Rolling for Social Skills: Interactive Media and Interpersonal Development
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Gaming is often written off as a solo, anti-social hobby, but plenty of games require four or more to play. Tabletop games and LARPs have served as a way to teach young people how to work within a team, solve problems as a group, and deal with conflict. It is important to encourage learning to accept and respect diversity and inclusiveness for all players. What other ways have games proven useful as social tools? And how do MMOs and the new Reality Games line up with aspect of gaming?


Robert C. Roman

Robert C Roman is an author of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Steam Punk, Space Opera, Superheroes, and Paranormal Romance. Robert has taken a long and winding path to get where he is today. Finally growing tired of life of adventure, Robert settled down with the Ur-Goth and began spawning... Read More →

Michael Ryan

Mike Ryan is a Twitch streamer (https://twitch.tv/toanstation) and produces a bi-weekly video game talk show, Inside the Magic Circle. He has been a fan of science fiction ever since the age of six. His love of the genre has expanded to include tabletop games, video games and ani... Read More →

Saturday November 11, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Executive Suite 923