Free download of my freeform roleplaying game about hereditary breast cancer and the BRCA mutations.
In praise of the wonderful women endemic to so much of Nordica.
Play style, game design, and supporting writers: my trip to the Danish freeform convention Fastaval.
They’re not larps, they come from coldest Nordica, and they’ll make you bleed. Jeepform games, explained for rookie roleplayers.
The newest in larp, from doctoral dissertations on BDSM to deconstructions of the “gamer wife” trope to a sweet sweet smackdown of the dude who posted that inane thing about booth babes on CNN.
It’s wise to give your players snacks, and let them talk about their feelings after a freeform game. Some thoughts from experienced freeform GMs on what a debrief should do and how to do it.
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.
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.
After my stop in Denmark for Fastaval, I headed to Helsinki to participate in Solmukohta, the Finnish installation of the Knutepunkt conference that rotates its way around the Nordic capitals, changing its name according to the local languages. The event
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