Player Safety

Safe Words and How to Use Them

Safe Words and How to Use Them

any 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…
Returning to the Real World

Returning to the Real World

Debriefing After Role-playing Games ebriefing is a somewhat controversial topic in role-playing communities today. While some individuals feel that games should remain distinct from the mundane world and debriefing is an unnecessary complication, many role-players have grown concerned about difficulties…