Gen Con is big. Really, really big. Bigger than any other convention I’ve been to. And although I walked around the convention center and at least four hotels over my Continue Reading →
New in larp: The Norwegians organize a larpwriter summer school in Lithuania; Annika Waern wonders whether stories emerge out of video games in the dope-est blog entry I’ve read in a long time, and Leaving Mundania ends up in The Daily Beast and Washington Post!
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.
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 →
How was Dreamation? Awesome. Just, awesome.