It’s wise to give your players snacks, and let them talk about their feelings after a freeform game. Some thoughts from experienced freeform GMs on what a debrief should do and how to do it.
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.
Come out of the larp closet in three easy steps: explain it to non-gamers using analogy, own it and forget about the haters, documentation doesn’t hurt. Advice from seasoned gamers.
Why on earth do people larp? Lots of reasons. Hear them from the giant, animatronic horses’ mouths.
The experts risk potential hate mail by describing which types of games they find unappealing.
Do you prefer one-shot or campaign larps? The experts weigh in on what they like and why.
You’ve got to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em. Tips from experts on how to know when it’s time to retire your character.
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.
Tips on how to find the right larp for you.