Am I Playing a Role: Identity Exploration and RPGs

There is growing interest in the use of RPGs as a therapeutic vehicle, but fans have said for decades that RPGs help them become the people that they are. Why do we play the characters we choose? Is it social practice, fantasy fulfillment, or something else? Join Take This and our panel of elite RPG creators, streamers, and professionals as we discuss identity exploration through player characters.


Doctor B [Clinical Director, Take This], Kate Welch [Game Designer, Dungeons & Dragons, Wizards of the Coast], Tanya DePass [I Need Diverse Games], Megan A. Connell, PsyD, ABPP [Co-Founder, G33ks Like Us], Kris Straub [Principal, Chainsawsuit Studios]