Tagged: Denmark

New in Larp: July 22, 2012

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New in larp: The Norwegians organize a larpwriter summer school in Lithuania; Annika Waern wonders whether stories emerge out of video games in the dope-est blog entry I've read in a long time, and Leaving Mundania ends up in The Daily Beast and Washington Post!

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Five Things US Conventions Could Steal From Fastaval

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Yesterday,  I riffed on Fastaval, an awesome Danish roleplay convention I attended as part of my two-week Nordic roleplay junket. Today, I want to talk about a few favorite elements of the convention that US convention designers might import into their own conventions: The Dirtbusters. So far as I know, the Dirtbusters were created — maybe […]... Read More

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

Danish Larp: Kid Edition

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Welcome to Denmark, where 27,000 kids larp, and boffers are on sale at the grocery store. Today, larpers Nynne Søs Rasmussen and Claus Raasted introduce us to the world of children's larp in the first of three installments on the Danish scene.

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Playground: It Lives!

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Like a Mummy locked inside a cursed pyramid, or a Japanese schoolgirl who has experienced near-death happiness, the Scandinavian larp mag Playground (dedicated to the “new wave” in roleplay) has shambled (leapt?) to life again, courtesy of the great people of Denmark. I know I’ll be looking forward to lovely new dead-tree issues, as well as […]... Read More

Intro to Knudepunkt

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I went to a Danish larp convention. And it was awesome.

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