Category: Larp

I went into my first Nineworlds with few expectations. Primarily it was an expensive way to see a lot of people I generally only see in fields and scout camps up and down the country while LARPing, secondarily it was…

A crowd of people dressed in fantasy costumes line a procession led by a woman in venician-style robes wearing a crown of flowers.

The biggest LARP that I attend is Profound Decisions‘ Empire campaign. Empire is a massive system, not only in terms of the size of the events – well over a thousand people – but also in that the background literature…

I’ve been trying to write this post for a week. I wrote part of everything as a frothy public facebook post, but I wanted to line up my thoughts and put them down in a proper post for this. A…

In 9 weeks, 79 hours, it will all be over. In 79 hours, this one will be over. But in 34 hours, Odyssey 12 – The Golden Ram – will begin. There are over 150 plot threads going out this event. That doesn’t include…

So this is about LARP, but also about systems and process. Bare with me, it might get a bit long. I had pretty much no interest in Odyssey when it started. My first introduction to it was when a group…

That I now have to make a decision on whether weeks begin on Sunday or Monday for this is probably a bad sign. It’s Monday, anyway. Work My current contract is coming to an end, and with the company on…

Last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and the next couple seem to continue this trend. So: Work Shifted to a new primary project at work for the first time in quite a while. Enjoying new challenges, and…

I approach character generation with the tools of an A-Level drama student, the blueprints of a Narrativist, and the min-maxing skills of the average pot of superglue. Generally, we start with a few anchor points. In today’s case, the starting…

…and then it was July. Weekly updates! Woo! Er… The sun has got his hat on, this week. Last year, I bought a freestanding aircon unit thing. Not a proper one, with a hose, but the kind you can put…

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