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?
(Feature photo by Mor Shani on Unsplash A guest post by Emily Randall, wonderful fellow larper, IT nerd, and creative writer.) Playing a villain is far from easy. You have to plan out all sorts of horrible things to do to your victims and proper motivation for doing them, which is harder than it sounds … Continue reading Villainy: Tips and Tricks for Black Hatting in Larp
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 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 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!