I’ve noticed that there’s this one thing that everyone wants to get right in a larp. Organizers and designers want to get it right so much—and the complementary fear of getting it wrong is so strong—that it seems that organizers
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.
An effort at defining the new genre of American Freeform.
A visit to the wonderful Stockholm Scenario Festival, and a play report from the mind-blowing symbolic black box larp White Death.
I sallied forth to the Norwegian chamber larp convention Grenselandet, where I played awesome games and helped launch the Larps from the Factory collection of 20+ larpscripts from the Norwegian Larp Factories.
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
The larp world in the US and beyond is exploding with awesome art-larpy goodness. Here’s a massive list of all the new cons, larps, and thought pieces you’ve just got to check out.