Tagged: first timers' guide

Knutepunkt for Noobs

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Some stuff to consider if you're a first time visitor to Knutepunkt, which is Knutpunkt this year, since it's in Sweden.

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How to Cast a Freeform Game

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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.

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How to Cut a Freeform Game

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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.

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Larp Likes and Dislikes

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
Larp Likes and Dislikes

The experts risk potential hate mail by describing which types of games they find unappealing.

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When to Retire Your Character

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You've got to know when to hold 'em and know when to fold 'em. Tips from experts on how to know when it's time to retire your character.

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How To Develop Your Character In Game

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How To Develop Your Character In Game

So, you've created a character and rolled up to your local larp: what then? Experts from the U.S. and beyond talk about how to create a satisfying character arc.

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How To Find the Right Game

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Tips on how to find the right larp for you.

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How To Create A Fun Larp Character

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How To Create A Fun Larp Character

The experts guide you through the sticky wicket of character creation in this first-timers guide.

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Advice For First-Time Larp Scholars

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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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