As the art form gets older, larp is increasingly moving from an oral tradition to a written one. That has consequences.
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 Continue Reading →
All the best stuff I experienced at Knutepunkt 2013, from rituals to shocking revelations about US larpers, to black box larp as a new medium. Plus, I pick a team to back in the Nordic thunderdome.
Hey team, it’s larp season! That means there are a whole lot of great games, conventions, and other stuff on offer: Nordic larps happening in Nordica: Mad About the Boy, Continue Reading →
A year of Twilight snark, Nordic larp, and Jerkform. Here are my top 5 posts of 2012.
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 →
Early in October, I helped coordinate the Nordic-style Mad About the Boy larp in Connecticut, and I ended up playing too. Here’s how it came out.
The Mad About the Boy creators talked about Nordic larp, game design, and more last week at the NYU Game Center. Here’s the tape, in case you missed it…
Want all the info in one place? Here’s a summation of the Mad About the Boy informational emails, from the organizers and a player or two, collected in one place for participants Continue Reading →
Gender, and race, and religion, oh my! What’s new in larp on the web, from a must-watch talk on larp safety to a Swiss larper’s explanation of the US scene.