We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Role-playing issues 6 and 7 are now available. These two issues feature articles emerging from two recent conferences: Role-playing and Simulation in Education at Texas State University in Round Rock and Living Games 2016 in Austin, Texas. These conferences took place May 19-22, 2016. The tables of contents are listed below with links to the documents.
Additionally, William J. White has taken over executive editorial duties for the journal, with Sarah Lynne Bowman and Evan Torner serving as coordinating editors for these editions.
Finally, the International Journal of Role-playing issue 5 is available after final layout. Download IJRP 5 here.
On behalf of the editorial board,
Sarah Lynne Bowman
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Sarah Lynne Bowman, “Editorial”
Brodie Atwater, “We Need to Talk: A Literature Review of Debrief”
Sarah Lynne Bowman and Anne Standiford, “Enhancing Healthcare Simulations and Beyond: Immersion Theory and Practice”
Gabriel de los Angeles, “Scaffolding Role Playing: An Analysis of Role-playing Interactions with Non Role-players of All Ages”
J. Tuomas Harviainen, “Physical Presence in Simulation: A Scratch at the Surface of Complexity”
Graham MacLean, “One Way to Create Educational Games”
Evan Torner, “Teaching German Literature Through Larp: A Proposition”
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Evan Torner, “Editorial”
Tim Hutchings and Jason Giardino, “Foucault’s Heterotopias as Play Spaces”
Diana J. Leonard, Lewis & Clark College, “Conflict and Change: Testing a Life-cycle Derived Model of Larp Group Dynamics”
TiMar Long, “Character Creation Diversity in Gaming Art”
Samara Hayley Steele, “The Reality Code: Interpreting Aggregate LARP Rules as Code that Runs on Humans”
William J. White, “Actual Play at the Forge: A Rhetorical Approach”