Meeting Larp for the First Time in Lebanon

Meeting Larp for the First Time in Lebanon

Norwegian larp organization Fantasiforbundet are doing a project in Palestinian refugee camp Rashedie in Lebanon making larp for children.

Here are the words of Jacob, exiled Palestinian living in the refugee camp, talking about his first meeting with larp:

Hi my name is Jacob in ordinary life, but when I play larp game I become another person. Perhaps you ask yourself why I say this? I have learned that human characters has a lot of different faces, and that we though larp can act spontaneously and “sail” between character even if we are not professional actors or have a strong memory to remember many long texts.

Read the whole text here:
http://fantasiforbundet.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/larp-in-jacob-own-words/

Read more about the project here:
http://fantasiforbundet.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/achievement-unlocked-the-first-childrens-larp-in-lebanon/

Authors

Johannes Axner is a larper, larp designer, passionate community builder, gun nut and all around fun loving guy. Creator and editor in chief of Nordiclarp.org. Creator of North American and Nordic Larp Exchange.
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