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
Color is important. It can tell a story all on its own. The colors you choose will influence how others perceive your character. Picking the right colors is an important step in the character design process. With the right color choices, you can convey who your character is and their personality. Helping you tell their… Continue reading Building A Color Palette For Your Character
This quick checklist will help you get ready and get things done at your next Larp.
These 5 Habits will improve your game in no time.
The difference between a good character and a great character can be many things. Sometimes it's their style and abilities, other times it’s their background. But I’ve found that the thing that makes a character extraordinary is their reason why. A character can have many reasons for the way they act and the way they… Continue reading Character Improvement: Finding the Reason Why
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
Cyn, Kai and Omega decided to invite me back for another podcast. This time I am joined by A. Poisal and Wil Munoz as we discuss how to play High Charisma Characters in LARP. We also get sidetracked a lot and talk about great game moments.
I talk about this list a lot, I get asked about it a lot. Below you will find over 100 questions I use to flush out my characters and make them more real. These help move the character from a jumble of stats and loose personality traits to a more solid character. This list has… Continue reading 100+ Character Questions for improving your roleplay and characters