Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Devil Came of Age

This past Saturday, I was at WPI’s lovely Alden Hall (one of the better university function spaces the New England theater community uses for LARPing). I was there to help run Lover and Madmen’s dark historical pirate LARP, Devil to … Continue reading

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NELCO Panels

NELCO (New England LARP Conference) seems to have snuck up on me. It’s only two weeks away! I filled out their online survey a little while back, indicating which panels I thought would be interesting, and for which I’d be … Continue reading

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The Bacchae Review

There’s a theater performance going on in New York City called Sleep No More. It’s an unusual telling of the story of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which takes places throughout a five story building. There’s no stage and no seating. The audience … Continue reading

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Prepping the Devil

This past Sunday, I got together with the writers of Devil to Pay, the dark historical pirate LARP, and we prepped all of the writing materials. (A lot of theater LARPers call this “stuffing” the LARP, since a lot of … Continue reading

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Gender Neutrality

In theater LARPs, the genders of the cast of characters are typically pre-determined by the writers as either female, male, or neutral. At large events where you’re drawing your players from a large pool of LARPers, (such as conventions like … Continue reading

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Dia de los Sobres 2013 Post Event Report

This past Saturday was the third Dia de los Sobres, a relatively informal day of LARPing in the New England theater community. It was hosted in someone’s private home this year, which luckily worked out very well for the two … Continue reading

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Preparing for Envelopes

I realize I haven’t posted all week. I’ve been kinda busy with little things like, oh… seeing Aerosmith live in concert. It was the first time I ever attended a major concert, and Aerosmith is actually my favorite band. (I … Continue reading

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More Links to Share

One, people on reddit have started a map of LARPs. It’s pretty neat, and maybe it will answer some questions about quantity and distribution of LARPs that I’ve often wondered. I see someone has already added Intercon (which is not … Continue reading

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Time Bubble 2013 needs LARPs!

I’ve just received an email from the organizers of Time Bubble, and they’re looking for LARP submissions! Time Bubble is a weekend of LARPs run at RPI in Troy, NY. This year, it’s running October 11-13. It’s a free event … Continue reading

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Soul of the World

Last Tuesday, I received an email from one of the HRSFA (Harvard University’s sci-fi club) LARPers. There was a chance he would be running a LARP called Soul of the World that Saturday in New York City, and though it … Continue reading

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