I’m delighted to let you know that my new immersive experience Save the Munbax is set to run October 5, 6, 7, and 8th at Eustis Estate in Milton, Massachusetts. My collaborator Kellian Pletcher Adams of Green Door Labs and I are
“Performing the Real” and the Peabody Essex Museum’s Playtime
My three-part essay, “Performing the Real,” is out on the Peabody Essex Museum’s website for their forthcoming exhibit Playtime. I had the pleasure of consulting on Playtime last year. The essay explores larp, how larp uses alibi, and the differences between theater
Leaving Mundania on Wired’s Geeks’ Guide to the Galaxy
Wired recently interviewed me, along with writer Stephanie M. Grossman and larpwright Ben Books Schwartz for its Geeks’ Guide to the Galaxy podcast. You can listen at the link. Now Is a Good Time to Start Living Like a Wizard
Race in Larp Checklist: What to think about
If you want to make your larp less racist, here are a few things to consider, design-wise.
Race in Larp: Some Initial Musings
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
Organizer Fatigue: Larp’s canary in the coal mine
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.
How to Plan a Basic Pre-Larp Workshop
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.
New in Larp: June 25, 2013
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.
Trampled By the Herd: Mimes and Larp Safety
This year’s Knutebooks — the books of larp theory put out each year by the pan-Nordic convention Knutebook — are out and available for free download here. Edited by Karete Jacobsen Meland & Katrine Øverlie Svela, this year’s trio of tomes
How To Win Arguments On the Internet
Some thoughts on tone and how to win Internet arguments, inspired by the debates around gender and inclusion after Knutepunkt 2013.