Tagged: gaming

How To Win Arguments On the Internet

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Some thoughts on tone and how to win Internet arguments, inspired by the debates around gender and inclusion after Knutepunkt 2013.

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American Jerkform: There’s No Negotiating with Bees

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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American Jerkform, a new school of bee-filled gaming is back, with a brand new set of completely unplayable games.

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American Jerkform: A Manifesto

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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There's a new school of highly conceptual gaming in town, and it wants to make you cry. Meet American Jerkform.

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Solmukohta Ahoy

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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 features larps, workshops, run-downs of completed or upcoming games, and tons of talks on larp […]... Read More

Link Love: Gaming As Women

Categories: Blog, Larp

Stop reading this post right now and head over to Gaming As Women, one of my favorite new reads, where  bevy of incisive women gamers write about gender representation in D&D, crossplay, game design, and more. You’ll never ask, “where are the awesome women gamers?” or “am I the only one who gets annoyed about […]... Read More

Gaming Read: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Categories: Blog, Creative Writing, Features
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Ready Player One: An exhilarating novel about gaming and 1980s nostalgia, but don't expect too much.

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How To Find the Right Game

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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Tips on how to find the right larp for you.

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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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Michael Pucci, Zombie-lord

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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Game organizer Michael Pucci extols zombies, talks television pilots, and argues that larp will become mainstream, if only larpers let it.

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LARP in Colorado

Categories: Blog, Larp

It's no secret that people all over the country like to dress up in medieval gear and spend a weekend whacking things in the woods. But here's the proof. An esteemed colleague and former collaborator over at the Boulder Daily Camera sent me this excellent, respectful introduction to LARPing by Aimee Heckel.... Read More