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Writing for Role-Playing Games: Narratives, Adventures, and Worldbuilding: a 1-week intensive micro-credential course running from 4-7 June 2024. 

Are you passionate about game design? Looking to break into the professional gaming world or develop the technical skills and portfolio to become a freelance game writer? This is the course for you. 

Industry partners:

  • Ciaran McGrath, Lead Writer, Black Shamrock (content designers for Starlink: Battle For Atlas and others)
  • Emmet Byrne, Creative Director, Cubicle 7 (creators of Warhammer Fantasy Role Play, Doctor Who and others)
  • Chris Doyle, Director of Product Development, Goodman Games (creators of Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game, Original Adventures Reincarnated and others).
  • This micro-credential was developed in association with Cultural and Creative Industries Skillnet, and with the support of the MA in Creative Writing at Maynooth University.

Course level: Aligned to Level 9 on the NFQ.

Credits: 5

Duration: 1 week on-campus in Maynooth, Ireland, 4-7 June 2024

Cost: €540 for Irish residents who qualify (see FAQ below) for membership support from Cultural and Creative Industries Skillnet, otherwise €900

Register: visit  and enter 'MMC35' (applications close 20 May).