Tagged: Emma Wieslander

Larp Love, Not War: Nordic methods for sexy roleplaying

Categories: Blog, Larp

Why you should larp love. Thoughts on roleplaying love and romance in larp from a speech I delivered at Babycastles' Valentine's Day 2012 event and Gen Con 2012.

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Advice For First-Time Larp Scholars

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
Advice For First-Time Larp Scholars

If you're writing about larp, Finnish game researchers are your new best friend. Oh, and you do know other people have written about roleplay, right? A first-timers' guide.

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How To Make Larp A Day Job

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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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Intro To Ars Amandi

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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A talk with Emma Wieslander, creator of Ars Amandi -- a Nordic mechanic for representing romance/sex in larp -- on the origins of the technique, and why larpers should make love, not war.

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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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Ars Amandi: It’s Like Boffers For Sex

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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Do you long for more romance at your larp? Come to METATOPIA and attend my workshop on Ars Amandi, a Nordic method for simulating sex.

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How To Assemble A Great Larp Costume

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
Advice for First-Time Roleplayers

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

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