There’s a lot to think about as we adapt how we design and play larps to our current constraints, but with luck the community as a whole can see that as exciting rather than offputting.
We often carry our own unspoken assumptions with us when talking about preplay without being aware that others might have very different expectations.
Preparing for a larp can be great fun, especially if you do it in good time. It can help get you in the mood, extend the enjoyment of the larp and prepare you for a great experience!
Online larps require different communication tools and design strategies to allow players and facilitators to effectively communicate. But if we use design and technology carefully our online games can bring together people from across the world and explore all sorts…
There are a growing number of Nordic style larps designed for strong emotions, including sexual arousal, and players steering for that experience.
Being cast in a leadership role is a great opportunity, but it can mean extra responsibility to shape the tone and experience of your play group, both ingame and offgame.
Most larps use props and costumes to some extent, but magic items are ones you as a player choose to imbue with special significance and connection to your character.
Listening is a key skill in larp, but are we aware of that? How good are we at listening? Can we learn it and improve it?
Thinking about internal identities can be a way to quickly and easily generate internal tension.
Playing on eroticism and desire in larps has become more and more popular within the international larp community in recent years. Here’s how you can make an erotic larp work for you.