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|date=2004
|location= Helsinki
|country=Finland
|name=Luminescence
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|number_of_runs=1
|number_of_players=15
|duration=4 hours
|full_credits=Designed by [[Juhana Pettersson]] and [[Mike Pohjola]]. Produced by [[Mikko Pervilä]].
|participation_fee=0
|game_mechanics=Several
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'''Luminescence''', also known as "The Flour Larp", was a four-hour long larp in 2004, in [A Week In Finland] before [Solmukohta 2004]. Luminescence is a game about cancer patients in music therapy. They all all going to die and attempt to come to terms with this fact. The players are semi-naked in a roomful of flour, which has been defined as ”normal” within the game.

==Techniques==
* [[Pre-larp Workshop]]
* [[Soundtrack]]
* [[Pre-written characters]]
* [[Must touch when speaking]]
* [[Rule of Normality]]
* [[Symbolic scenography]]

==Documentation==
===Articles===
Luminescense has been written on extensively by Juhana Pettersson and Mike Pohjola, often including player comments.

– Juhana Pettersson: [http://www.rpg.net/news+reviews/columns/nogood05mar04.html The Kingdom of Flour], a description of the game for the rpg.net column No Good.

– Mike Pohjola: School of Flour ([knutepunkt.laiv.org/kp05/School%20of%20Flour.pdf PDF]), Developing methodology through eight experimental larps, in [Dissecting Larp], 2005.

– Juhana Pettersson: Roolipelimanifesti, a non-fiction book about roleplaying (Like, 2005).

– Juhana Pettersson: The Age of Indulgence, an article in [Playground Worlds], 2008.

– An article on the larp in [Nordic Larp (Book)] by Juhana Pettersson.


===Video Documentation===

Video footage from the larp:
{{#ev:youtube|BYYt2_TDueI}}

==External links==
Juhana Pettersson's artistic statement:
http://www.juhanapettersson.com/works/luminescence/


==Production==
* Solmukohta 2004

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