As the art form gets older, larp is increasingly moving from an oral tradition to a written one. That has consequences.
Knutpunkt gets culturally appropriated, sweet new terminology, the supperreal state and all the hot new larps you can’t go to this year.
A few cool social things I saw at Knutpunkt 2014.
Everything I know about building larp communities and how to make them functional. My Living Games keynote.
Spurred by the post-Dreamation discussion, here’s most of the tactics and methods I’ve heard about for creating psychological safety in roleplaying games.
You’ve heard the story before: so and so loved larp and organized a trillion events. Until they didn’t. The story of organizer fatigue and its possible cures.
Post-larp debriefs help players process their experiences and strengthen player community. My quick and dirty guide to this steal-able Nordic technique.
Palestinian larp in Finland, Polish conference proceedings, awesome photos of Swedish larpers, and of course, American Freeform in this installment of New in Larp.
Ever wanted to add a pre-larp workshop to your game, but didn’t know how? Here’s my quick and dirty, er…detailed and possibly helpful guide.
A visit to the wonderful Stockholm Scenario Festival, and a play report from the mind-blowing symbolic black box larp White Death.