Benefits List

List of RPGs Potential Benefits:

Many areas of benefit are often realized through the intentional utilization of music and role-playing games,, some of the most common benefits include:

Social

  • Appropriate behavior

  • Appropriate verbal interaction

  • Anger management

  • Communication
  • Cooperative problem solving
  • Cooperation with diverse people/cultures/backgrounds

  • Delayed gratification
  • Effective / Assertive (not aggressive) interaction methodologies
  • Empathy
  • Frustration recognition and management
  • Impulse control
  • Leadership

  • Walking in others shoes/experiences

  • Exposure to other cultures, religions, histories, belief systems, etc.

  • Languages/Linguistics

  • Multicultural mythologies

  • Learning/following the rules but also “thinking outside of the box when needed”

Creative

  • Theatrics/acting

  • Improvisation

  • Reading/writing (creative)

  • Artwork (drawing, painting lead figures, etc.)

  • Music

  • Poetry

Intellectual

  • Causality
  • Short and long term planning
  • Memory
  • Mathematics

  • Statistics

  • Researching

  • Problem solving (e.g. puzzles, riddles, mazes, etc.)

  • Reading/writing (technical)

  • History

  • Geography

  • Cartography

  • Geology

  • Economics

  • Government systems

  • Politics

  • Ecology

  • Metallurgy

  • Meteorology

  • Astronomy

  • Physics

  • Demographics

  • Warfare tactics and strategies

  • Technologies past and present

  • Architecture