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Feminism at LARP – and Why We Need It

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  • Empire LRP: Summer Solstice 380YE

    Empire LRP: Summer Solstice 380YE

    This time at Empire LRP we celebrated a Coronation! Hundreds turned out to see the new Throne being crowned with a circlet of beautiful flowers. It’s very easy to take great, emotional photographs in that situation, so I’ll just...

  • Mechanics at LRP

    Mechanics at LRP

    For the events I want to run I would like my players to be able to do things that they can’t do in the real world. The players are reacting to a story. Even in a heavily Player versus...

  • The World Went Dark: Event 2 – Out of the Frying Pan

    The World Went Dark: Event 2 – Out of the Frying Pan

    “Cold Ash is in ruins the and the town’s inhabitants are dead or scattered thanks to Slavers, Rats and then the Left Hand throwing everything they’d got at the town. It is time for the survivors to look for...

  • What good is LRP?

    What good is LRP?

    A good LRP will teach you things. A couple of years ago we went to a Phoenix LRP game. It was a small afternoon game with six of us playing for three hours. It was a based on a...

  • Feminism at LARP – and Why We Need It

    Feminism at LARP – and Why We Need It

    Recently I was told by a fellow LARPer, at LARP event that [Ed- redaction due to a disagreement about tone and intent. The gist was that he wasn’t a feminist because nobody had managed to convince him to be...

  • Monsters in LRP

    Monsters in LRP

    Part of the purpose of LRP is to move away from reality. You put people in new and interesting situations, perhaps give them new and interesting food, and give them things that they would normally do with people they...

  • Fair Weather LRPing

    Fair Weather LRPing

    In the UK we rarely have such bad weather that it stops an event. This doesn’t mean that it can’t make situations remarkably unpleasant, and of course not stopping an event entirely doesn’t mean the event isn’t made unmanageable...

  • An Inspirational Costume Library for LARP

    An Inspirational Costume Library for LARP

    Earlier this week Leah wrote about the books that lurk in the Mandala workshop that help them find inspiration for costumes, monsters, and plot. Well, being an art history graduate (that’s new this summer, btw) and a book addict...

  • Odyssey XII: The Golden Ram

    Odyssey XII: The Golden Ram

    In the penultimate game of Profound Decisions’ Odyssey Campaign, the world is turned on its head. The dead are returning, the wheels of the great game are spinning ever faster. All the nations of the world must decide what...

  • A Good LRP Library

    A Good LRP Library

    We’ve recently covered the call for submissions to Knutebook 2017. The deadline for pitches is now only days away. The book will contain a range of papers about storytelling in LRP and the previous books are all available online; they’re useful...