Shuffling the Deck
Shuffling the Deck is the companion publication of Knutpunkt 2018. It was edited by Annika Waern and Johannes Axner. It was published online with a selection of articles published in a print on demand book.
Part I. Hearts
Designer and organiser reflections.
- Lobbying for the Dead - Vampire larp at the European Parliament by Juhana Pettersson
- Keeping the Candles Lit, When the Light Has Gone Out by Shoshana Kessock
- Freak Show, an Autopsy by Nina Teerilahti
- Immerton - A Society of Women by Maury Brown, Sarah Lynne Bowman, Quinn D, Kat Jones, & Orli Nativ
- Just a Little Lovin' USA 2017 by Evan Torner
Part II. Diamonds
Tools, tips and tricks for larp designers and organizers.
- Safety and Calibration Design Tools and Their Uses - OK Check-In, Lookdown, Pronoun Correction by Maury Elizabeth Brown
- The Death of Hamlet - Deconstructing the Character in Enlightenment in Blood by Juhana Pettersson
- Scripted Larps and a Neo-Noir Experience by Daniel P. Espinosa
- Larp as Life by Yaraslau I. Kot
- Designing the Volunteer Experience by Susan ''Suus'' Mutsaers
- Waiting Before the Beginning by Simon James Pettitt
- The Operations Behind the Road Trip Experience by Ashley Zdeb
Part III. Clubs
Tools, tips and tricks for players.
- Playing Nasty Characters by Elin Dalstål
- Play to Lift, not Just to Lose by Susanne Vejdemo
- Group Improvisation of Larp Rituals - A 30 Minute Workshop by Susanne Vejdemo & Elli Garperian
Part IV. Spades
Larp analysis, discussion and reflection.
- The Larp Domino Effect by Sarah Lynne Bowman
- Emergence, Iteration, and Reincorporation in Larp by Evan Torner
- The Narrative Experience by Jesper Heebøll Arbjørn
- Let’s Play with Fire! Using Risk and its Power for Personal Transformation by Bettina Beck & Aaron Vanek (Online only)
Part V. Joker
Discussions and reflections on the larp community
- Playing Safe? by Martine Svanevik & Simon Brind
- A Seat at the Feasting Table - A Call for Inclusivity in International Larp by Jonaya Kemper
- Author Biographies
- About Knutpunkt/Knutepunkt/Knudepunkt/Solmukohta
- About the ETC Press
- You can download and order the book at ETC Press