Theory

Safe Words and How to Use Them

Safe Words and How to Use Them

Many larps have adopted safe words, as a form of meta-communication between players (rather than between characters). While in normal interaction it is sometimes possible to read non-verbal clues of fear or distress, the embodied nature of larp means there…
Six Levels of Substitution

Six Levels of Substitution

The Behaviour Substitution Model You are gliding over the parquet, in a constant battle over who’s in charge. You lock eyes and tighten your grip pulling your partner just a bit closer. Your posture and precise footwork radiate confidence. Other…