CAR-PGa: The Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games
The Escapist

The CAR-PGa (The Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games) is an organization based in Texas that works towards the common good of RPGs and the people who play them. Membership is earned through volunteer work, rather than monetary dues. This type of work can include:
  • Writing a letter to the editor (LTE) of a local newspaper. 
  • Writing a peer-reviewed paper for a scholarly publication. 
  • Keeping watch on the mass media for any story that may affect gamers. 
  • Collecting material from anti-gamer organizations. 
  • Appearing on behalf of RPGs on television or radio. 
  • Finding a grant for CAR-PGa. 
  • Recruiting more active members. well as other functions. It is also asked that members keep the Chairperson posted on these efforts in order to make the material available to the rest of the group. 

CAR-PGa Newsletter

CAR-PGa publishes the CAR-PGa Newsletter, a monthly publication that briefs members and non-members alike on the recent happenings within the group. The subscription is $10.00 per year in the U.S. and Canada, $13.50 elsewhere.  You don't need to be a member to subscribe, and a subscription is not required to be a member.

CAR-PGa also has an extensive Literature List of articles concerning the gaming debates. These can be had for the cost of printing and postage. If you need some information on a certain case, this is the best place to go.

For more information, send a SASE to CAR-PGa at the following address: 

1127 Cedar
Bonham, TX 75418

Please keep in mind that this address is not that of the keeper of this page; any e-mail sent to my address with a request for information will be met with a gentle reminder of this fact. To get the info, you'll have to write to the above address, and please make sure that you send a SASE along with your request. 


CAR-PGa on eGroups

You can join the CAR-PGa eGroup and read messages from members and non-members alike on several advocacy topics.  Go to for more information.


CAR-PGa "Cocktail"

We call our introductory information pack the "Cocktail" because it's kind of like a good fruit salad; a little bit of everything, all mixed up. This is the basic information pack that you would get from CAR-PGa if you were to write to them requesting membership; here, you can download it as a textfile and have the info and a membership form directly. To download it, click on the link below:
CAR-PGa Cocktail


Support the CAR-PGa

By now you may be saying to yourself "What can I do to help?"  By visiting the CAR-PGa Support Page, you will find several answers to that very question!