A manifesto about how to focus on the telling of a common story together through improvisation, creation and immersion. In essence, how to design and run a larp.
When someone seems to be choking or having difficulties breathing at a larp, you should always assume the situation is real and go to their immediate aid. Designers should never, ever design larp mechanics that require participants to role-play that…
Blackbox larps today are in an immature state. Without ideals, the blackbox will never be more than a passing trend. A manifesto to rescue blackbox larp.
A discussion of principles for Community Safety in larps, with statements of support for participants and organizers to endorse.
This article presents a Series of Truths about harassment, missing stairs, and community safety that exist in larp communities around the world.
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.
This text is a reply to a response from Martine Svanevik to an earlier text by Charles Bo Nielsen. First thing I will address is the point of freedom for a murder mystery larp. First of all I would look…
This text is a response to an earlier text by Charles Bo Nielsen. He has in turn written a reply to this text. I agree with many of the suggestions Charles B. Nielsen makes in Loyalty to Character. It is…
Ask not what you can do for your character, ask what your character can do for you? Charles Bo Nielsen looks at how we perceive and use characters in larp.
History, Herstory and Theirstory: Representation of Gender and Class in Larps with a Historical Setting
History can be an amazing source of settings for larp! Here are some ways to make sure you're doing justice to the underprivileged of the past and of today.