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Grenselandet

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Grenselandet is a festival for short games held in Oslo, Norway organized by Laivfabrikken Oslo and Fantasiforbundet. The festival features already playtested larps from different countries with a duration up to four hours, most of them played in a Black Box or similar venue. In general, the author(s) of the larps are invited to run them.


Grenselandet 2010

The first Grenselandet festival was organized on 19th and 20th of November 2010 at Chateau Neuf, Oslo. Organizers was Håken Lid, Martin Eckhoff Andresen, Martin Nielsen, Katrine Øverlie Svela, Even Tømte and several other helpers. Around 50 participants took part. The festival also hosted the finals of The Larpwriter Challenge, where three finalist games were played anonymously and the winner was chosen by a jury.

Larps run at Grenselandet 2010

Name Country Creators Run by
When Our Destinies Meet Sweden Morgan Jarl, Petter Karlsson Morgan Jarl, Petter Karlsson
The Tribunal Finland J. Tuomas Harviainen The jury of The Larpwriter Challenge
The families Olsson, Nilsson and Karlsson Sweden Åke Nolemo, Johan Röklander Åke Nolemo
Screwing the Crew Norway Trine Lise Lindahl, Elin Nilsen The jury of the The Larpwriter Challenge
The Road Not Taken USA Mike Young, Aaron Vanek The jury of the The Larpwriter Challenge
Dödens väntrum Sweden Karolina Stäel Karolina Stäel

Grenselandet 2011

The second Grenselandet festival took place the 28th and 29th of November, also this time at Chateau Neuf. Around 70 participants took part. This festival was host of the finalist games of the Belarussian Larpwriter Challenge, played anonymously.

Larps run at Grenselandet 2011

Name Country Creators Run by
What happened at Lanzarote... Norway Eirik Fatland, Elin Nilsen, Aslak Tirera Eirik Fatland, Elin Nilsen
Prelude Finland Lauri Lukka Lauri Lukka
Chase the Wolf Away Slovakia Dominika Kováčová Dominika Kováčová
Sista paret ut Sweden Sofia Nordin, Jonas Barkå, Elli Åhlvik, Fredrik Von Post and more Elli Åhlvik, Jonas Barkå
Growing Up Sweden Anna Westerling Anna Westerling
Påske Denmark Tim Slumstrup Nielsen Tim Slumstrup Nielsen
Mountains of Madness Poland Kuba Tabisz, Bartek Zioło Kuba Tabisz, Bartek Zioło
1942 - The Police Belarus Sergej Loparev The jury of The Belarussian Larpwriter Challenge
The Jurymen Belarus  ? The jury of The Belarussian Larpwriter Challenge
Finding Guilty Belarus  ? The jury of The Belarussian Larpwriter Challenge
Fallen Stars Norway Magnar Grønvik Müller, Martin Nielsen, Vilde Herning Magnar Grønvik Müller, Martin Nielsen, Vilde Herning

Grenselandet 2012

Held the 23rd and 24th of November, the 2012 festival was the first to attract a large international audience. Around 110 - 120 participants took part, among them more than 50 from abroad.

Larps run at Grenselandet 2012

Name Country Creators Run by
Fade to Grey Norway Martin Eckhoff Andresen, Caroline Myhrvold, Lasse Lundin, Ane Marie Andersson Martin Eckhoff Andresen, Caroline Myhrvold, Lasse Lundin, Ane Marie Andersson
Sarcophagus Norway Jone Aareskjold, [[[Kaia Aardal]], Martin Nielsen Martin Nielsen, Magnar Grønvik Müller
The Living Newspaper Italy Andrea Castellani Andrea Castellani
New Voices in Art Norway Arvid Falch, Erling Rognli, Tor Kjetil Edland Tor Kjetil Edland, Åslaug Ullerud
The Oasis Norway Erlend Eidsem Hansen Martin Knutsen, Erlend Eidsem Hansen, Jessica-Marie Gidlund
The Baader-Meinhof eXperiment Norway Erlend Eidsem Hansen, Even Tømte Erlend Eidsem Hansen, Even Tømte, Martin Knutsen
Sort Sol Denmark Kristoffer Thurøe, Mathias Kromann Rode Kristoffer Thurøe, Mathias Kromann Rode
White Death Denmark Nina Essendrop, Simon Steen Hansen Nina Essendrop, Simon Steen Hansen
Joakim Sweden Anna-Karin Linder Anna-Karin Linder
Retropolis Denmark Charles Bo Nielsen, Nicolai Steffensen, Hans Christian Skaarup, original by Evan Turner Charles Bo Nielsen, Nicolai Steffensen, Hans Christian Skaarup
The Kick Inside + The Dreaming Sweden Martin Brodén, Amelie Rothen-Schirre Martin Brodén, Amelie Rothen-Schirre
My Mad, Mad Carousel Finland Hanna Maria Viitanen, Nora Kristiina Niva, Anna-Maija Amanda Laine Hanna Maria Viitanen, Nora Kristiina Niva, Anna-Maija Amanda Laine
When Our Destinies Meet Sweden Morgan Jarl, Petter Karlsson Morgan Jarl, Petter Karlsson
The Unforgettable Holiday Belarus Olga Aleinikova, Aleksandra Franskevich, Tatiana Smaliak Olga Aleinikova, Aleksandra Franskevich, Tatiana Smaliak
End of the World Denmark Nina Essendrop Nina Essendrop
Exile Denmark Asbjørn Olsen Asbjørn Olsen, Oliver Nøglebæk
Mom, Dad and Sophie Denmark Stefan Lægteskov Stefan Lægteskov

Grenselandet 2013

Held the 25th and 26th of October, the 2013 festival had about 115 participants from 13 countries. It had venues on several different locations in Oslo and had it's main headquarter at Grendehuset in Grünerløkka.

Organizers

Larps run at Grenselandet 2013

Name Country Creators Run by
Debt and Deliverance Sweden Sofia Stenler, Annica Strand, Frida Gamero Sofia Stenler, Annica Strand,
In Dependence Finland Lauri Lukka Lauri Lukka
Autumn of Life Norway Tomas Mørkrid Tomas Mørkrid
Superheroes World NO/DK/SV/BY/PA Maria Kolseth Jensen, Emma Greve, Emma Edlund, Aleksandra Franskevich, Anastasia Sinitsyna, Mohammad Rabah Maria Kosleth Jensen, Emma Greve
The Last Hour Denmark Mads Delholm Horst, Rasmus Teilman Mads Delholm Horst, Rasmus Teilman
Huntsville Norway Martin Nielsen, Ronja Lofstad, Grethe Sofie Strand Martin Nielsen, Ronja Lofstad, Grethe Sofie Strand
Bus stop France Lila Clarence Lila Clarence
Guilt and Regret Finland Tanja Lehto Tanja Lehto
Bipolar Lush Norway Gilbert Kraag Ole Peder Giæver
Have you come here to play Jesus? Belarus Yauheni Karachun, Mariya Buhayeva, Volha Rudak, Alexandra Franskevich Yauheni Karachun, Mariya Buhayeva, Volha Rudak, Alexandra Franskevich
Papers Sweden Petter Karlsson, Martin Rother-Schirren Petter Karlsson, Martin Rother-Schirren
Playing the Cards Norway Frida Sofie Jansen, Tyra Larsdatter Grasmo, Trine Lise Lindahl Katrin Førde, Tyra Larsdatter Grasmo, Trine Lise Lindahl
Mikodine XA Finland Lauri Lukka Lauri Lukka
The Curse USA Lizzie Stark Lizzie Stark
Toast to the War SWE/FI/FR Leïla Teteau Sûred'elle, Maija Korhonen, Hilda Levin Leïla Teteau Sûred'elle, Maija Korhonen, Hilda Levin
Next stop: Kymlinge Sweden Sofia Stenler, Annica Strand, Annika Lykta Sofia Stenler, Annica Strand, Annika Lykta
The Hirelings Norway Ole Peder Giæver, Håken Lid Ole Peder Giæver, Håken Lid, Jørn Slemdal, Magnus Jacobsson
Heist! NO/SK/BY Magnar Grønvik Müller, Dominika Kovacova, Natasha Smolnikova Magnar Grønvik Müller, Dominika Kovacova, Natasha Smolnikova
Truth be Told Sweden Tore Olbert, Jimmy Werf Tore Olbert
Sarabande Denmark Jeppe Bergmann Hamming, Maria Bergmann Hamming Jeppe Hamming, Maria Bergmann Hamming
Violation Circus Denmark Danny Meyer Wilson Danny Meyer Wilson
The Secret Garden FI/FR Lila Clarence, Carolina Renman Lila Clarence, Carolina Renman

External links

Grenselandet offical web page