Tagged: Double Exposure

My Gen Con Pilgrimage

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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Gen Con is big. Really, really big. Bigger than any other convention I’ve been to. And although I walked around the convention center and at least four hotels over my three-day stay, Gen Con is so tremendously huge that I know I missed many sections of the convention. More than 45,000 people were there. It […]... Read More

Link Love: Larp Conventions

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Shout out to some of the world’s larp conventions. This list would be way longer if I included all the general gaming conventions that offer larp as part of the fun; I tried to keep it to just the larp cons here. Conventions for talking about larp, meeting larpers, and occasionally larping: Mittelpunkt — The […]... Read More

How To Make Larp A Day Job

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Want to game for a living? Here's some advice from people who have tried it. The sixth first timers' installment.

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Ars Amandi: The Post-Coital Review

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Lessons learned from a stateside Ars Amandi workshop. Six brave gamers tried out this Nordic mechanic for simulating romance and sex in larp, and raised a number of interesting questions about the technique.

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Advice For First-Time Convention Organizers

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Budget extra time and give a shout out to your volunteers. Tips from experts in this installment of the first-timers' series.

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How To Assemble A Great Larp Costume

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How To Assemble A Great Larp Costume

It's all about the pockets. Why you should vacuum in costume and other tips from the fourth installment of the first timers' guide to larp.

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Advice for First-Time Game Designers

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Start simple. Be bold. And do your homework. The third installment of the first timers' guide.

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Advice for First-Time Roleplayers

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Advice for First-Time Roleplayers

It's OK to be scared. But talk to players you haven't met anyway.

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Advice For First-Time GMs

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Advice For First-Time GMs

The first installation of tips from my new series on gaming, Advice for First-Timers. Experts advise noobs on how to GM a larp or tabletop game.

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Well-organized make believe

Categories: Blog, Clips, Larp
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On most days, chaplain Mark Ford works for the forces of good, counseling drug and alcohol addicts at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, a nonprofit Christian social-service organization.... Read More