(Trigger Warning: This blog discusses topics of racism, hate crimes, and sexual violence under a separate cut warning at the end. Do not read if any of that content is triggering for your mental state.) (Featured photo by Bret Lehne of Velvet Noir II. Models: Dann Lynch, Jason Brunett, and Victoria Lai.) Safe spaces don’t exist … Continue reading We Can Tell Dangerous Stories Safely
Tag: LARP design
The Emergent Larp Recipe
If you've heard us use the term 'Emergent Larping', this is the blog to read to figure out what we mean! From faction play, to sandboxes, cultural leads, and workshops, this is the recipe list to make your own Emergent Larp.
Safety Mechanics: an Essential Larp Tool in Action
Safety mechanics allow a larp to play with more dangerous, risky themes while knowing the players are emotionally self caring, but what are the best ways to put them in your system? Read here to find out more...
Narrative Awareness: Adapting Writing Technique into LARP Strategy
This post discusses how a player can practice narrative awareness to better their scenes and the scenes around them. It has tips for people who struggle with being socially aware of what to look out for to make a scene better!
On Writing More Gender-Inclusive Games
(This week's guest post for Pride Month is by a wonderful writer by the name of Rose Jackson. Rose is is a writer, editor, and games consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. She writes for Dystopia Rising's Northern California game and is an inclusivity consultant for the upcoming campaign boffer game Encore: the Afterlife. In between … Continue reading On Writing More Gender-Inclusive Games