Lizzie is a lover of analog game design. You can find her crowd-funded blog about games over at LeavingMundania.com. Here are a few of her extra curricular projects:

Books on Games

  • Leaving Mundania (Chicago Review Press, 2012), a narrative nonfiction exploration of larp. Read more in the books section of this site.
  • #Feminism: A Nano-Game Collection (Fëa Livia, 2016) is an anthology of 34 nano games written by participants from 11 countries. Along with Anna Westerling and Misha Bushyager, Lizzie co-edited the book. She also contributed the game “Manic Pixie Dream Girl Commandos.”
  • Pocket Guide to American Freeform (Stark Scenarios, 2014)) is Lizzie’s short, self-published monograph about the history of this emerging form, and includes advice on how to write, play, and facilitate these short games.
  • Larps from the Factory (Fantasiforbundet, 2013) is a collection of ready-to-run larps written by the Norwegian Larp Factories. Along with Elin Nilsen and Trine Lise Lindahl, Lizzie co-edited the book, which included more than 20 short larps written by several dozen wonderful Norwegian larpwrights.

Games

  • Contributed game design and writing to the edu-larp for high school classrooms Romeo & Juliet: A Larp, written for the Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge.
  • The Curse is an American freeform game for four players and a facilitator about hereditary breast cancer, and is available for free download.
  • In Residency is an American freeform game for 9-15 players and a facilitator about romance and the relationship between creation and trauma at an artists’ colony in the country. It is available from DriveThruRPG for $5.99.
  • This Miracle, an American freeform game about religion for 9-15 players, written with Nick Fortugno. Available for free download.

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