This article advocates for the inclusion in certain larps of the unique role of a counselor, who is part of the safety team.
This article will define a Safety Team and its role, examine what makes for a good Safety Team, and offer advice for maintaining one for your community.
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.
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.
Food is an essential part of culture. Taste and smell may be more abstract senses but they have the power to bring strong experiences, no less so in larp.
Consent culture in larp communities is a subject of great interest in the current discourse. Larp scholar Sarah Lynne Bowman explores the subject.
When Ben Morrow and I decided to offer a College of Wizardry-like experience in North America in April 2015, we knew we had our work cut out for us. Not only did we need to form a larp production company,…
Great work is being done in both the larp and gaming convention scene to improve player safety and comfort, but many of the techniques and methods becomes less effective if organizers and the community don’t communicate the importance of self…
Creating Play in the Magical Classroom is a multi-part guide to playing a teacher at the College of Wizardry and New World Magischola larps. While it was written specifically with these events in mind, it can be applied to many…
This final part of the series gives practical examples on how to apply the techniques and ideas explained in the previous parts.