Who is the Star Wars RP University?
There are many reasons to “roleplay” or RP or pretend you are a character in your favorite movie, television show, videogame, novel or comicbook.
Star Wars RP University is here to help fans who wish to RP develop their creative artistry on social media.
A character can be part of the Star Wars canon or characters that are made up—non canon, but first and foremost we are FANS OF STAR WARS!
What is Role Playing on Social Media?
Our Talking Points
This blog focuses on this particular of the Star Wars “Universe” or “Verse” and provides synopses and narration for upcoming RPs with addenda to understanding new concepts into the stories we tell, based on scientific facts.
History of Roleplaying
Roleplaying (RP) in the Star Wars Expanded Universe (SWEU) is not new. Since the 1970’s people have created many stories—also knowns as Fan Fictions. More excitingly, the advent of Social Media has shared these stories with millions of people.
For those new to RP this link provides the best explanation that is from the top Star Wars related video game design companies.
Star Wars RP University’s mission is:
To be the resource for SW RPers who roleplay on social media.
This group does the following, but not limited to:
- Background researchers
- Promotional Campaign Organizers
- Graphic artists
- Social Media account managers
- Customer Relations Managers
- Professional Liaison Managers
- Event Planners
- Online Event Managers
This list is incomplete…
WIIFM: What’s In It For Me - The Roleplayer?
At Star Wars RP University, a RPer of any age or profession can develop their skills with the guidance from various professionals, who range from professional writers to research scientists. These skills help a RPer to share their ideas about Star Wars on Social Media.
Some of topics a RPer can learn are:
- Basic storyline and arc construction and tropes
- General writing techniques: grammar, spelling and conciseness
- Character development: Protagonist, antagonist, hero, villain, accessory character
- Writing combat maneuvers in Star Wars
If you think this is something you might be interested in doing, take our courses at Star Wars RP University on Facebook!