Collapsible tips and “stab safety”…

I'm not myself a fan of the term "stab safe". Nothing is really safe, but it's usage makes it so. Nothing need be dangerous, if handled correctly. I've had fights that felt perfectly safe using metal weapons, I've seen concussion delivered by a badly used latex/foam thing. But... But some things are safer than others, and... Continue Reading →

Crewing The Quota: guest post by Erin Marsh

Another crew experience.... "It is a Thursday afternoon, sunny, warm. I am not outside soaking it up, instead I’m elbows deep in a suitcase, rummaging through someone’s underwear looking for chocolate and hard drugs." "Fake drugs, just to put that out there - tic tacs or sugar in little baggies, usually. I am crewing an... Continue Reading →

Playing the Quota: guest post by Julian Lynch

First post I've seen from the player perspective. "So, the Quota... it was a very interesting experience. Type 2 fun indeed." "For those who don't know it was a very Nordic lrp based around being in an immigration detention centre trying to get out of an economically and politically collapsing England and into Wales. The... Continue Reading →

Crewing The Quota: guest post by Charlie Holdway

Another set of Facebook posts, this time by Charlie Holdway. Starting with this, written during the event, which I absolutely love... "Crewing Quota. Report so far. Intense. Holy shit some people play hard. Further info later. May video journal." Post 2 - post-event. "These are the characters I played (except in Black Box scenarios) for... Continue Reading →

Crewing The Quota: guest post by Sarah Cook.

This is a couple of posts by Sarah Cook on her experiences of crewing The Quota which I've nailed together. Post 1 "Back from crewing for @The Quota, a Broken Dreams larp and Avalon Larp studio game where I was three distinctly, differently awful people. Unlike my usual awful people, none of them were funny characters. There... Continue Reading →

The Quota: guest posts

Helly and Rob came for dinner and we talked about bleak Nordic prison larps. I said "shall we do one?" and Helly said "Actually, I have this idea..." So said Simon Brind. The Quota was "a live role-play experience designed to explore some of the pressures and crisis points experienced by refugees and migrants" I've... Continue Reading →

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