You've vanquished the villain, marking the conclusion of a grueling story arc in which your character played a key role. Exhilaration and relief wash over you with the realization you've won the war. Even as you celebrate your victory, you look towards the future. Where do you go from here? Moving forward after a major… Continue reading How To Share The Spotlight At LARP
Getting involved with the story and plot of a LARP can be difficult. Whether you are new to the game or are having trouble finding your way into the story. These 8 tips will help get you started and on your way to having more story than you know what to with. For a more… Continue reading 8 Ways To Find Story At Larp
Staying in character at a game (LARP or otherwise) can be difficult. There are many distractions that can pull you out of the headspace of your character. However, with a few tricks and some diligence, you'll find it much easier to stay in character. If you can maintain your character and immersion, those around you… Continue reading 5 Tips To Stay In Character During Game
Starting a new game or going to your first LARP can cause a lot of anxiety. Between the rules, people, costumes, and preparation, it can be very daunting. It may seem like an insurmountable task to join a game, but I assure you, it is not. With a little preparation and understanding, you’ll be a… Continue reading Overcoming New Player Anxiety
Making Non-Player Characters (NPCs) on the fly is something every game master has to do. These characters are often there to progress the plot or to do some simple task which makes the players treat NPCs like they don’t matter. Often, this leads to the people who play the NPCs feeling like they are just… Continue reading Quickly Build NPCs With Depth In 3 Steps
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Creating characters is one of my favorite topics. Whether it’s a character for a story or one I intend to play in a LARP or tabletop RPG, they all start off the same the same way. With three words. I spend a lot of time thinking, pondering, and letting the nebulous ideas form into something… Continue reading Building Character Foundations with Three Words
Let’s face it, it can be very difficult to get involved in the story going on at a LARP, especially if you are a new player. There can be many hurdles and obstacles in your way. Whether it’s due to other players, the plot team or personal social hang-ups, finding your place in a story… Continue reading How to Get Involved in Story at LARP