I’m part of a team running the short Nordic larp Limbo by Tor Kjetil Edland in Highland Park, New Jersey on June 8. Oh, do say you’ll join us!
Some thoughts on tone and how to win Internet arguments, inspired by the debates around gender and inclusion after Knutepunkt 2013.
All the best stuff I experienced at Knutepunkt 2013, from rituals to shocking revelations about US larpers, to black box larp as a new medium. Plus, I pick a team to back in the Nordic thunderdome.
During the “A Week in Norway” run-up to the Knutepunkt convention, I learned methods for improvising rituals, collaborating on larp scripts, played innovative games, and got my larp theory on. IN A REAL ANTIQUE TRAM CAR!
Norwegian larpers rock. Here’s what they taught me about larp culture in Norway.
In praise of the wonderful women endemic to so much of Nordica.
Play style, game design, and supporting writers: my trip to the Danish freeform convention Fastaval.
Over the last year, I gave three speeches on Nordic and American larp. Here are the notes.
How American larp both reflects and is influenced by American values. Notes for my talk, given at Solmukohta 2012, Gen Con 2012, and Wyrd Con.
Why you should larp love. Thoughts on roleplaying love and romance in larp from a speech I delivered at Babycastles’ Valentine’s Day 2012 event and Gen Con 2012.