Category: LARPs

What is LARP?

I was recently at the very first Twin Tiers Comic Con and was asked to help out with a panel about LARP, Live Action Roleplay. I hang out with some of the Storytellers from Hellmira, a Vampire LARP here in Elmira/Binghamton, NY. I hope you enjoy our panel!     Have you ever tried...

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Pretty Pictures: GenCon LARP Review

Elder Entertainment, known for its homebrew Cthulhu LARPs with spooky plot and easy-to-learn rules system, has developed its own con cult following. They’ve developed popular LARPs including (but certainly not limited to) The Victim’s Ball I-III, Bedlam Carcosa, We Who Are About to Die, and—the...

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Tips for Writing and Running LARPs

The Cuckoo’s Nest Wiki offers a bevy of tips for LARP GMs, including an introductory PDF and advice for both linear and freeform LARPs. (The LARP management thread on TT’s GMing Q&A Forum also has some good advice.)

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Getting Inspired by LARPs

Every year at GenCon, I try to make it a point to play in at least one LARP (Live Action Role-Playing game). The main reason, of course, is that LARPs can be a lot of fun — and since they’re production-intensive, I don’t tend to get too many chances to play them. LARPing is also...

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