This article presents a categorization of LAOGs - depending on how they make use of the communication channels in place. It identifies three different forms: The Diegetic Call, The Invisible Call, and The Metaphorical Call.
How age, life experience, and the knowledge you have achieved become part of your larp.
Connecting larp as a tool for personal development with theories from psychology and techniques from drama therapy.
“It’s not me, it’s my character.” Definitions of alibi, the ways in which it is emancipating, and the situations when alibi is not enough.
What makes a thing beautiful to do? In this text Jaakko Stenros and James Lórien MacDonald explore a general aesthetic theory for larp.
Have you gone to a larp requiring more work than your day job? Have you done work in a larp and been compensated with fictional resources rather than money?
Trying to provide a clearer vision of what inclusivity does, and can, mean; as well as offer practical advice to help us build more inclusive communities.
Wyrding the self is the sustained effort to decolonize your body from the mythical norm, and begin the process of identity alteration.
The experiences we make in larping are collective. However, no two players share the same exact experience, even when playing in the same scene together.
This article draws insights from different ensemble-driven art forms, and demonstrate how ensemble skills facilitate better play in larp.