At The Smoke, larps submitted for the programme are described by answering a set of questions about various aspects of their design.
Eight types of design-relevant larp documents with different purposes aimed at distinct audiences.
The experiences and thoughts of the Brazilian group Confraria des Ideias on the use of music as an element in larp design.
Detailed explanation of the design and organization of the Dance Macabre larp, in which pairs of dancers attempt to overcome problems and fears around the subject of love.
An alternative mode of production to the Infinite Hours of labor often spent in larp organizing and volunteering.
Thoughts on how to gender larp magic systems with awareness and intention.
The gorgeous and impressive Larp Design book is a collection of practical and useful essays for beginners as well as experienced designers.
Designing an experience that explores autobiographical themes through metaphor while also incorporating characters based on real people.
Mikołaj Wicher has together with Agnieszka Kisiel (translation) and Marcin Słowikowski (graphic design) produced a set of cards to help with larp design. You can download the cards here.
When someone seems to be choking or having difficulties breathing at a larp, you should always assume the situation is real and go to their immediate aid. Designers should never, ever design larp mechanics that require participants to role-play that…