Last week, I helped organize the Living Games Conference in Austin, along with Sarah Lynne Bowman, Ashley Zdeb, Emily Care Boss, and many other wonderful people. The organizers wanted the community Continue Reading →
Designing a convention is much like designing a larp. You have to design for interaction, participation, and people’s insecurities. How you manage the social design affects how people meet one Continue Reading →
This past weekend, I hung out with US designer Emily Care Boss and Danish designer Asbjørn Olsen. Asbjørn and Emily had run his excellent short poetic freeform Exile earlier in the weekend (I was Continue Reading →
The American Freeform Bundle drops. Is edu-larp going to the White House? The D&D Campaign swapping dice for yoga and more!
An effort at defining the new genre of American Freeform.
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.
Some thoughts and dilemmas around being a woman writer. Of games.
The Wyrd Con Book, edited by Sarah Lynne Bowman and Aaron Vanek is out. The book is an anthology of essays about gaming and larp put out by California’s Wyrd Continue Reading →
They’re not larps, they come from coldest Nordica, and they’ll make you bleed. Jeepform games, explained for rookie roleplayers.
The newest in larp, from doctoral dissertations on BDSM to deconstructions of the “gamer wife” trope to a sweet sweet smackdown of the dude who posted that inane thing about booth babes on CNN.