Tagged: Anna Westerling

Three Ways to Organize a One-Shot Larp

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Three Ways to Organize a One-Shot Larp

Ever wanted to write and organize your own one-shot larp? Here are some different ways to structure the design team.

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New in Larp: October 7, 2013

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As you may have noticed, I haven’t been able to post so much on the blog lately. This is because I’ve had one of the busiest summers and falls of my life. In addition to visiting several conventions this summer–such as Gen Con, where I did some guest of honor duties, I also spent six […]... Read More

Fastaval 2013

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Play style, game design, and supporting writers: my trip to the Danish freeform convention Fastaval.

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Dilemmas of the Lady Game Designer

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Dilemmas of the Lady Game Designer

Some thoughts and dilemmas around being a woman writer. Of games.

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GMs Spill Their Greatest Freeform Game Disasters

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A panel of GMs lets loose about their biggest freeform game failures.

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How to Cast a Freeform Game

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Casting a freeform game isn't easy. All a game master can rely on is her acute social observation and her secret bag of Jedi mind tricks. Why the aggressive dude should play the femme fatale, and other tips from experienced GMs.

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How to Cut a Freeform Game

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Cutting freeform games isn't easy. In this first post from my new series on freeform, experienced GMs give advice on cutting short, cutting to enhance mood, and more.

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Fastavaling

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The first stop on my crazy Nordic tour was Fastaval, a convention devoted to board-gaming, larps, and freeform games. What are freeform games, you ask? No one knows for sure. They are sort of like tabletop games, except you sometimes get up and act out scenes rather than simply narrating them. And on the whole, […]... Read More

How To Develop Your Character In Game

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How To Develop Your Character In Game

So, you've created a character and rolled up to your local larp: what then? Experts from the U.S. and beyond talk about how to create a satisfying character arc.

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How To Create A Fun Larp Character

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How To Create A Fun Larp Character

The experts guide you through the sticky wicket of character creation in this first-timers guide.

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