Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Hawke Robinson interviewed on KREM2 News & Northwest Cable News About Accessible RPG Trailer
Hawke Robinson interviewed at GenCon
Hawke Robinson interviewed on Wizards of the Coast's Dragon Talk Show
Welcome To Dragon Talk Book
Includes Full Chapter on Hawke Robinson's Programs
Dr. Megan Connell Psychology at the Table; Interviewing Hawke Robinson At PAX East
Hawke Robinson Guest Speaker at WorldCon
Latest Publications as W.A. Hawkes-Robinson:
Therapeutic Application of Role-Playing Gaming and Role-Playing Game Therapy Theory and Practice, Volume 1
Role-Playing Game Professional Workbooks
Role-Playing Game Professional Self-Study Guide
Collected Works of W.A. Hawkes-Robinson
Collected Works of RPG Research
Hawke Robinson, Founder & CEO
Our president and founder, Hawke Robinson (published as W.A. Hawkes-Robinson), is introduced at professional conferences, fan conventions, and known by professional peers as "...the grandfather of therapeutic gaming. He has been tracking and involved in the therapeutic and educational application of role-playing games longer than anyone else.” –Adam Johns, Game to Grow, Executive Director, Lead Facilitator.
Hawke Robinson is the founder and president of RPG Therapeutics LLC, RPG.LLC, RPG Tour, RPG Publishers, RPG Parties, and also founder of the non-profit RPG Research (1983). He currently resides in Spokane, Washington, USA.
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He is registered with the Washington State Department of Health as a Recreational Therapist (2014), with a background in role-playing games (1977), therapeutic recreation (2004), education (1985), habilitation therapy (1989), nursing (1990), research psychology (2004), play therapy (2014), compassion-focused therapy (CFT) (2016), music (1978) and recreation therapy (2004), computer sciences (1979), neurosciences (2006) and cognitive neuropsychology (2014), and EEG BCI neurotechnologies development such as the BCI RPG project.
He works with anywhere from 2 years old through senior adults, and many populations with diverse needs.
Position: Level 19 Game Master Facilitator and Role-Playing Game Therapist, recreational therapist, educator, founder, president, primary investigator (researcher), and programs architect.
Specialties: Research, education, therapeutic recreation (TR), recreation therapy (RT), music, drum circle facilitation, information technology, information security, software development, systems administration, computer sciences, neurosciences, and role-playing games (all formats).
RPG Therapeutics LLC, founded by Hawke Robinson, is a for-profit company providing professional consulting, therapeutic, and educational services for professionals, organizations, and laypersons. Incorporated in 2014. - www.rpgtherapeutics.com
RPG Research, founded by Hawke Robinson, is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable 100% volunteer-run multi-national research and community services charitable organization with 150+ volunteers across 6 continents. Roots begin in 1977, online research repository since 2004, and incorporated in 2017. - www.rpgresearch.com
Other Minds Magazine, founded by Hawke Robinson, is a periodical publishing since 2005 for Tolkien scholars, fans, and gamers. www.otherminds.net
Ea Tolkien Society an official Smial of the U.K. Tolkien Society, founded by Hawke Robinson since 2005. www.tolkienscholars.org
Tolkien Moot, founded by Hawke Robinson, an annual Tolkien-focused convention since 2005. www.tolkienmoot.org
Other Areas of Expertise: Technology
In 2021-2022 Hawke Robinson was the Senior Technical Lead for LearningMate.com an online education platform and Learning Management System company based out of India.
In 2016 through 2022 Hawke was the Chief Technology Officer for TheFantasy.Network since 2016. TFN is an interactive community-driven movie streaming and live events platform, based out of Vancouver.
Founder and President of Dev 2 Dev Portal LLC and Hawke Enterprising technology companies since 2002. Including service offerings over the years such as The Computer Schools, MaladNet Wireless ISP, Hawke Studios, Synthetic Zen Music, and many other endeavors over the decades.
Google Scholars: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=WV1-YHMAAAAJ&hl=en
Research Gate papers: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/William_Hawkes-Robinson
Academia.edu papers as William Hawkes-Robinson: https://ewu.academia.edu/HawkeRobinson
Hawke Robinson: https://hrobinson.academia.edu/research
W.A. Hawkes-Robinson: https://independent.academia.edu/WHawkesRobinson
Washington State Department of Health Registered Recreational Therapist
Music & Recreation Therapy, therapeutic recreation, play therapy, research psychology, cognitive neuropsychology (2004)
Brain-Computer Interfaces (2006)
Habilitation Therapy (1990)
Computer sciences, Information Technology, Software Development (1979)
Role-playing games and research (1977)
CFT - Compassion Focused Therapy
VHA PTSD -
Washington State Department of Health Registered Recreational Therapist since 2014
CNA & LPN trainee
Habilitation Therapist for DD, DI, and BI