How the September 11 attacks affected a New York City larp group. Notes from my Spring 2012 Nordic Larp Talk.
Some thoughts on how to build community among women gamers.
Some thoughts and dilemmas around being a woman writer. Of games.
Sometimes terminology is just confusing. One of the questions I’m most often asked during panels or at conventions is, “What is Nordic larp?” It’s hard to answer this question because the term “Nordic larp,” and what it represents still seems
American Jerkform, a new school of bee-filled gaming is back, with a brand new set of completely unplayable games.
A year of Twilight snark, Nordic larp, and Jerkform. Here are my top 5 posts of 2012.
The Wyrd Con Book, edited by Sarah Lynne Bowman and Aaron Vanek is out. The book is an anthology of essays about gaming and larp put out by California’s Wyrd Con convention. It’s available for free download here. I’ve got
In a nutshell: set the tone and let the game unfurl, and use your GM tools to manage the interpersonal dynamics between people and make sure no one is left out.
There’s a new school of highly conceptual gaming in town, and it wants to make you cry. Meet American Jerkform.
Early in October, I helped coordinate the Nordic-style Mad About the Boy larp in Connecticut, and I ended up playing too. Here’s how it came out.