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
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
Want to game for a living? Here’s some advice from people who have tried it. The sixth first timers’ installment.
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.
Budget extra time and give a shout out to your volunteers. Tips from experts in this installment of the first-timers’ series.
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.
Start simple. Be bold. And do your homework. The third installment of the first timers’ guide.
It’s OK to be scared. But talk to players you haven’t met anyway.
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.
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.