Leaving Mundania hits stores, and the Oxford English Dictionary adds “LARPing.”
While I was in Finland, I had the pleasure of participating in the Nordic Larp Talks, a yearly series of short talks on larp and larp design modeled on the Continue Reading →
Does the idea of larp fascinate you or pique your interest? Do you live in New Jersey? Do you play Knight Realms, Dystopia Rising, or another local game? Been to the DREAMATION Continue Reading →
Notes I took during the player safety panel at Solmukohta 2012.
Solmukohta, the weirdly-named Finnish edition of the Knutepunkt convention ended more than a week ago, but the symptoms of Nordic withdrawal linger. Do you suffer from this dread disease? Symptoms Continue Reading →
I’ve written about the programming that I enjoyed at Solmukohta, but I’ve got more observations scrambling to escape my noggin. Here they are, in no particular order: Travel Fatigue Foreign Continue Reading →
After my stop in Denmark for Fastaval, I headed to Helsinki to participate in Solmukohta, the Finnish installation of the Knutepunkt conference that rotates its way around the Nordic capitals, Continue Reading →
A copy of the rant I delivered at 2012 Solmukohta. Profanity included.
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 →
Why on earth do people larp? Lots of reasons. Hear them from the giant, animatronic horses’ mouths.