Type 2 fun. Myself, and many of my friends (though not all), describe ourselves as "Type 2 larpers." I even used this term before I fully understood what it meant or where it came from; all I knew is I liked it when larp made me cry and people called that Type 2. But knowing the various types of "fun" out there, understanding ALL the types, and understanding how they relate to you can be a great tool in your toolbox for how to make yourself a good larp experience. So, let's get down to the question: What are the types of fun?
(Featured photo by The New York Public Library on Unsplash.) As someone who is considered a community leader within larping circles, there’s been pressure to make a statement or take clear action against the current COVID-19 crisis that our country is facing. Communities all around the world are cancelling public gatherings because social distancing is … Continue reading We Have a Responsibility to Do Better
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...
This week we have a guest blog by Halden Ingwersen talking about her pickaxe -- that one thing you keep carrying, can't let go of, which is making everything all that much harder to juggle.
Processing negative feedback can always be challenging for players or organizers, but we can take feedback in and defend our games without putting other games actively down.