Freeform is SO HOT right now, if contests like the Golden Cobra Competition are any measure. But there’s a lot of confusion about the word “freeform” and what it means. Continue Reading →
Ever wanted to write and organize your own one-shot larp? Here are some different ways to structure the design team.
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 Continue Reading →
Play style, game design, and supporting writers: my trip to the Danish freeform convention Fastaval.
Some thoughts and dilemmas around being a woman writer. Of games.
A panel of GMs lets loose about their biggest freeform game failures.
Casting a freeform game isn’t easy. All a game master can rely on is her acute social observation and her secret bag of Jedi mind tricks. Why the aggressive dude should play the femme fatale, and other tips from experienced GMs.
Cutting freeform games isn’t easy. In this first post from my new series on freeform, experienced GMs give advice on cutting short, cutting to enhance mood, and more.
The first stop on my crazy Nordic tour was Fastaval, a convention devoted to board-gaming, larps, and freeform games. What are freeform games, you ask? No one knows for sure. Continue Reading →
So, you’ve created a character and rolled up to your local larp: what then? Experts from the U.S. and beyond talk about how to create a satisfying character arc.