At Wyrd Con, I learned about transmedia, alternate reality games, and hobnobbed with the west coast’s finest larpers and game designers.
Larp is blowing UP y’all. Two new webseries have arrived. Realm of LARP is a reality series released via the Nerdist YouTube channel, and will launch next week. In the meantime, they’ve got a teaser that explains what larp is:
Since I last wrote with an update on Leaving Mundania, the book has been cooking in the media. I’ve been podcasted, broadcasted, filmed, questioned, and written up in a variety of awesome outlets, both big and small. In case you
The BBC films a segment on Leaving Mundania, and a great review from Geekadelphia.
Leaving Mundania hits stores, and the Oxford English Dictionary adds “LARPing.”
While I was in Finland, I had the pleasure of participating in the Nordic Larp Talks, a yearly series of short talks on larp and larp design modeled on the TED talks and hosted by famed journalist, author and larper Johanna
Does the idea of larp fascinate you or pique your interest? Do you live in New Jersey? Do you play Knight Realms, Dystopia Rising, or another local game? Been to the DREAMATION and DEXCON conventions? Are you friends with a certain Rutgers
Notes I took during the player safety panel at Solmukohta 2012.
Solmukohta, the weirdly-named Finnish edition of the Knutepunkt convention ended more than a week ago, but the symptoms of Nordic withdrawal linger. Do you suffer from this dread disease? Symptoms may include: using the prefix “knute-” for everything, regardless of appropriateness
I’ve written about the programming that I enjoyed at Solmukohta, but I’ve got more observations scrambling to escape my noggin. Here they are, in no particular order: Travel Fatigue Foreign travel depresses my natural level of pep. There’s something about