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GM-1-LARP-100-01 Game Master for Live-Action Role-Playing – Level 1 – Beginner (8 hours)

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 13, 2016 08:50 PM, last modified Dec 18, 2016 02:00 PM
This 8 hour program provides level 1 certification as a Game Master of Live-Action Role-Playing Games for general gaming settings.

Focus: All (Layman, Educator, Healthcare).

Total Training Hours: 8 Hours (1-2 sessions)

RPG Formats Included: LARP

Total Rate (local): $960

Rate (teleconference): not available

Rate (on-site distant): Negotiable / RPG Trailer

Number of Trainees: 1 to 6 trainees per session.

Prerequisites: LARP-2+ certification.

Post-training test: Yes (multiple-choice, fill in the blank, matching, short essay).  Require 90%+ test score to receive certificate.

Training Certification Received: Game Master Certificate Level 1 in Live-Action Role-Playing (GM-1-LARP).  Certificate is valid for 5 years, or can be renewed with CEUs.

Details: This program is available to both laymen and established professionals.

This program includes (times are approximate guidelines):

  • Background refresher and RPG advocacy (30 minutes).
  • Overview of typical styles of LARP games, and various approaches for creating and GMing adventure scenarios. (2 hours)
  • Iterative hands-on interactive guidance running a group of 1 or more players through one or more various pre-generated "standard" adventure scenarios (1 hours).
  • Iterative processing about participants performance (30 minutes).
  • Coaching creation of first short module based on above experience (1 hour).
  • Short play through with 1 or more players of created modules by participants (2 hours).
  • Iterative processing about all topics covered (1 hour).


Note: Training can be delivered either as one day-long (8 hour) session, or 2 half-day (4 hour) sessions. All training must take place within a contiguous 2 week period.