Tagged: J. Tuomas Harviainen

New in Larp: October 7, 2013

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

As you may have noticed, I haven’t been able to post so much on the blog lately. This is because I’ve had one of the busiest summers and falls of my life. In addition to visiting several conventions this summer–such as Gen Con, where I did some guest of honor duties, I also spent six […]... Read More

New in Larp: September 10, 2012

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

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.

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New in Larp: July 22, 2012

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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New in larp: The Norwegians organize a larpwriter summer school in Lithuania; Annika Waern wonders whether stories emerge out of video games in the dope-est blog entry I've read in a long time, and Leaving Mundania ends up in The Daily Beast and Washington Post!

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Leaving the Larp Closet

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Come out of the larp closet in three easy steps: explain it to non-gamers using analogy, own it and forget about the haters, documentation doesn't hurt. Advice from seasoned gamers.

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Why They Larp

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Why They Larp

Why on earth do people larp? Lots of reasons. Hear them from the giant, animatronic horses' mouths.

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Larp Likes and Dislikes

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Larp Likes and Dislikes

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

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One-Shot Larps v. Campaigns

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One-Shot Larps v. Campaigns

Do you prefer one-shot or campaign larps? The experts weigh in on what they like and why.

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J. Tuomas Harviainen Reviews Leaving Mundania

Categories: Blog, Larp
J. Tuomas Harviainen Reviews Leaving Mundania

J. Tuomas Harviainen calls Leaving Mundania "the most descriptive, all-encompassing book about larp and larpers on the market" in this early first review from darkest, larpy Finland.

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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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