Player Archetype Specialist (PAS)

Unique to RPG Research, this role is used to help optimize the training of our role-playing game masters. There are three branches of Player Archetype specialists, with 10 levels of training. Branches include: Recreation/Entertainment, Education, & Therapeutic.

Recreation/Entertainment Branch

10 levels of training available.

This is an entry-level volunteer position with the possibility of optional free peer-training available. The Player Archetype Specialist I Volunteer Trainee is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types". The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help training Game Masters learn how to address such situations more effectively. Archetype examples include: Munchkin, Rules Lawyer, Murder-hobo, etc. For people with little-to-no prior professional RPG experience, this is an excellent means of getting started gaining that experience.

RPG Research is accepting application for multiple senior and junior opportunities as tabletop, live-action, and computer-based Player Archetype I positions. As all positions at RPG Research, this is a volunteer position (unpaid), with free training.

The Volunteer Player Archetype Specialist  I Trainee is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types" at game sessions/events and/or for training new Game Masters going through GM training. Types include: Munchkin, Rules Lawyer, Murder-hobo, etc. This is an excellent means of gaining experience toward other professional RPG positions.

Education Branch

Details coming soon

Therapeutic Branch

details coming soon.