Today’s post began as a joint talk between Norwegian designer Tor Kjetil Edland and me at Knutepunkt 2017. This is a narrative writeup of our notes. What is the player Continue Reading →
I spent this past weekend in Los Angeles at IndieCade 2016, a festival for independent games. IndieCade is many things—a hub for independent digital developers, a Sundance-style festival of indie games Continue Reading →
As the art form gets older, larp is increasingly moving from an oral tradition to a written one. That has consequences.
Want to make your roleplaying game or larp more resonant? Here’s how the literary concept of inside and outside stories can help.
Finding the premise is essential to designing a tight, narrative larp or freeform game. Come learn why it’s important, and how to do it.
I get the question, “How do I get more diverse people to show up to my event?” a lot. Here’s my answer on how to foster inclusivity in gaming.
Ever wanted to write and organize your own one-shot larp? Here are some different ways to structure the design team.
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.
My short ebook, Pocket Guide to American Freeform, which explains how to play, run, and write American freeform, launches at online retailers.