A talk about Second Year (Toinen vuosi), a 4-part larp campaign about building a community of survivors immediately following an apocalyptic pandemic.
Usva discusses how larp is becoming commodified, what that means, and what the repercussions of this for specific events as well as the community at large.
Dr. Sarah Lynne Bowman talks about integration practices for concretizing & completing transformative processes after larps end & daily life resumes.
Kjell Hedgard Hugaas is a game designer, activist, politician, event organizer, and trained actor. In this keynote, Kjell Hedgard Hugaas will make the case for why we should design larps that invite the potential for transformative impacts on players. He…
Seaside Prison is a larp about life in Gaza. In this talk we discuss the its creation, its aims, & the futures for larp in the culture establishment.
A talk about the future and self-definition of larps for those who are interested in overlapping activities and/or multidisciplinary cooperations.
Vedergällningen was a Viking horror larp in Sweden focusing on the relationships between humans, their community, and their gods.
In this article, I present feedback on my experience playing and writing on suffragettes in larps set in early 20th century Europe. I present the diverse angles through which the theme and characters were approached in these larps and contrast…
BAPHOMET was a larp about personal horror with the themes terror, lust, desire, power and loss of control; a group descended into madness together.
An honest, possibly scrambled, and very emotional review and critique. Trigger warning: Contains coarse language and depictions of violent acts. In September 15-17, 2017, I attended the larp Freakshow by Nina Teerilahti, Alessandro Giovannucci, Dominika Cembala, Martin Olsson, Morgan Kollin,…