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Certified Professional Game Master II

by Hawke Robinson published Dec 03, 2017 09:22 AM, last modified Dec 03, 2017 09:52 AM
The Certified Professional Game Master II provides role-playing games and can provide RPG training for entry-level Game Mastering trainees wishing to learn similar skills.

Run tabletop role-playing (RPG), live-action role-playing (LARP), or computer-based role-playing games at various locations for clients, also periodically train experienced players as entry-level Game Masters.

Separate certification for each RPG formats: tabletop, LARP, computer-based, etc.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Run RPG sessions

  • Typically 3-6 players per session for tabletop, many more for LARP and computer-based

  • Sessions typically 3-5 each.
  • Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Therapeutics rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.

  • Customize program plans to meet defined goals.

  • Complete and regularly update assessment forms.

  • Prepare character sheets for participants to use.

  • Run campaign adventures spanning one-shots to several weeks or months, typically once per week , or every other week, per client group.

  • Insure participant compliance with Player Code of Conduct.

  • Regularly report to RPG staff.



  • Certified GM I

Core Competencies

  • Strong recreational background

  • Exceptional GM organization skills

  • Exceptional RPG player group dynamics conflict resolution skills

  • Exceptional storytelling skills

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organization skills.

  • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.

  • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.

  • Outgoing presence.

  • Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress

  • Passionate and compassionately supportive energy


Working Conditions

Game Master will frequently work at:

  • Conventions
  • Libraries
  • Community centers
  • Educational institutions
  • Care facilities
  • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations
  • Gyms
  • Parks