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.
How can we have our larps be inclusive for disabled participants? Shoshana Kessock explores ableism and solutions for larp designers and communities.
Should larp techniques for representing sexual activity be sexy themselves? Might they be more sexy than we sometimes realize? What impact does this have?
In this text, we, the undersigned, would like to present the current position of content larp; the key rules of its design; and its characteristic features.
In recent years Larp has gained strength and popularity in Italy, and has taken new and more conscious forms. This Manifesto suggests a path for this process, and continues by defining Larp as a strong, actively engaged way of telling…
“Nordic larp is like porn. I know it when I see it.”Adaptation of a quote by United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart (1964) Ten years ago, when first attending the Knutpunkt conference in Norway, I was humbled by stories…
You feel like there's an invisible wall between you and everyone else. The others are laughing, joking and talking enthusiastically. But you're not. Couldn't things just have been different? After all that you invested, nothing has been returned to you;…
Swedish larper and writer Mia Sand replies to Sanne Harders opinion piece about the culture of the Nordic larp scene.
The good roleplayers exist, but is our naive egalitarianism scaring them away? A Danish writer, teacher and game designer takes a closer look.