Writing the winds of war: guest post by Andy Raff.

Another pearl from Zuckerberg's trough... Formal military "downtime" is one of UK fest lrp Empire's design decisions. It's very lightweight: one button click for those who opt-in. It's heavily impacted by play at events: every battle and skirmish has some degree of impact, as do the decisions of politicians and military leaders. It's all about making... Continue Reading →

#kp2018 liveblog: Deconstructing Hamlet

A larp based on "The Marxist burlesque" interpretation of Hamlet. Inside Hamlet is almost now a series of larps, a tradition of larps based on the tale of Hamlet, with a design that lurches from theft and plagiarism of design ideas from earlier incarnations and other larps. This is as much of its story as... Continue Reading →

#kp2018: “Larp as a design tool…”

A side-conversation with a psychologist, a designer and a couple of other folk, which hit my professional life so directly, I wonder how much of my airfare I can get on to work's training budget... Maybe if I finish these scribblings into something coherent. Be there: ask the questions. "How are you feeling?" To use... Continue Reading →

#kp2018 liveblog: The costume grinch

This one I am here for on purpose. It's "How to hack for costume larps" - a cheat sheet for accessible costume larps. One of the speakers here is wearing layered black and a headscarf. *Now* I feel at home. Their disclaimers: Costuming is not reenactment. Costuming for larping is impression not accuracy Costuming is... Continue Reading →

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