Author Archives: Fair Escape

About Fair Escape

I've been LARPing for years in all different styles, including both boffer and theater. I love classic LARP but I'm always happy to try something new. I have a sort of "gotta catch 'em all" attitude towards experiencing LARPs. I'm currently serve as a board member of NEIL, a member of proposal com for Intercon, the largest all LARP convention in the US, and as en editor for Game Wrap, a publication about the art and craft of LARP. I was also con chair of Festival of the LARPs 2017, and I'm on staff for NELCO, the first all LARP conference in the US. I'm

Time Bubble 2018

This past weekend, I was back at RPI in Troy, NY for Time Bubble. Initially, I was only signed up for two LARPs, but I ended up filling in for a last minute drop for a third. I also ran … Continue reading

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RPI TheoryCon 2018

Back in early August, I was in Troy, NY for the first RPI Theory Con.  We spent the day in the classrooms of the Carnegie building, where we usually play short theater LARPs during Time Bubble and Dice Bubble, holding … Continue reading

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Be-Con 2018

Last weekend I was in the Chicago area for Be-Con, weekend-long convention of theater LARPing. This was the first Be-Con; naturally, there was a fair amount of experimentation going on with the structure and logistics of the con.  I played … Continue reading

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Pocket Monsters: The Hunted

This past weekend, I played in a one shot boffer LARP, Pocket Monsters: The Hunted. I have a sentimental sort of affection for the Pokémon franchise; I’ve played through Pokémon Blue and half of Crystal, and way back when, I used to … Continue reading

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NELCO 2018: Co-Creating Characters

The first topic of discussion I participated in at NELCO 2018 was Creating, Customizing, and Integrating Co-Created Characters. The intention was to focus on character creation for live action campaigns. This is a topic I was particularly interested in and … Continue reading

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NELCO 2018 and Little Boffer Con

This past weekend, NELCO 2018 ran (with yours truly as the conference coordinator), accompanied by two tracks of six one-shot boffer LARPs in an event titled Little Boffer Con. The first of it’s kind, and if I have anything to say … Continue reading

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Summer Projects

Thought I’d do a short post about the various LARP-related projects (mostly sewing) I’ve working on this summer. First of all, this upcoming weekend, I’ll be at the Summer LARPin’ event at WPI, where I’m playing a Peaky Midwest LARP, … Continue reading

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