Tagged: Live action role-playing game

Leaving the Larp Closet

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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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

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
Why They Larp

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

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One-Shot Larps v. Campaigns

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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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Danish Larp: Fantasy Edition

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp
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Danish fantasy larpers Thomas Aagaard and Jesper Kristiansen take us inside the Warhammer-influenced Danish fantasy larp scene.

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Danish Larp: Arty Edition

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Danish organizers and players Bjarke Pederson and Nynne Søs Rasmussen give us the goods on workshops, debriefs, and the mind-blowing intensity of Nordic arty larp.

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Danish Larp: Kid Edition

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Welcome to Denmark, where 27,000 kids larp, and boffers are on sale at the grocery store. Today, larpers Nynne Søs Rasmussen and Claus Raasted introduce us to the world of children's larp in the first of three installments on the Danish scene.

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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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I Caught a Fish THIS BIG: Realism, Tall Tales & American Larp

Categories: Blog, Features, Larp

Does the historical inaccuracy of boffer larps reflect America's truncated past? Plus, I finally find a way to use the words "simulacrum" and "hyperreality."  Come for the theory, stay for the shameless jargon-usage!

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