This piece recounts Niclas Hell's and Johan Fors’ common experiences at the Portal 5 convention for Balkan larp in Zagreb, Croatia, March 3-5, 2017.
For Knutepunkt 2017, we held a workshop for people who wanted to avoid or limit their drinking, which included optional blue ribbon pins to signal sobriety.
Abstract From the Julio Plaza’s proposition that, based on the concept of open work of Umberto Eco, categorises the relationship author-work-reception in three degrees, and the division in cultural events in reception, interaction and participation, seen in the research of…
We conducted an online survey about experiences with and attitudes towards alcohol at larps and at larp-related events, receiving over 1000 responses.
Organising larps is a multi-disciplinary exercis. A large part of my larp work consists of managing large (25+) teams of people, most of them volunteers.
THE 95 THESES OF LARP, the final manifesto of Nordic Larp. A Nordic larp manifesto made at Knutepunkt 2017 by a coalition of larpers from around the world.
A summary of documentation, media and reports from the Knutepunkt 2017 Nordic larp conference. Will be updated over time as more content is released.
Ludo-narrative dissonance seems like a pompous term but actually defines a simple concept that appears when gameplay and narration diverge or oppose.
Knutepunkt 2017 starts tonight with the opening ceremony at 17:00 CET. We will be on location to report as much as we can.
There are many ways to tell character stories. Nordic larp design often implies that characters are written by the larpwrights. That's not always the case.