Knudepunkt 2021 has issued a call for papers! Pitches are due 10 July 2020 and the theme of the conference, and book, is "Where the magic happens".
Designers of larps with a real-world setting face questions about how to deal with prejudice. This article looks at three possible approaches.
The black/white ribbon metatechnique, as used at Libertines (2020), to signal if you want play in your sleeping area or not.
What makes a thing beautiful to do? In this text Jaakko Stenros and James Lórien MacDonald explore a general aesthetic theory for larp.
Have you gone to a larp requiring more work than your day job? Have you done work in a larp and been compensated with fictional resources rather than money?
Trying to provide a clearer vision of what inclusivity does, and can, mean; as well as offer practical advice to help us build more inclusive communities.
Wyrding the self is the sustained effort to decolonize your body from the mythical norm, and begin the process of identity alteration.
The experiences we make in larping are collective. However, no two players share the same exact experience, even when playing in the same scene together.
This article draws insights from different ensemble-driven art forms, and demonstrate how ensemble skills facilitate better play in larp.
Once you understand what you can and can’t do, want and don’t want to do, it becomes easier to have good larp experiences and to co-create them with others.