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

A LARP Filled November

Just wanted to share a quick update on the various LARP projects and events I have going on now, while various longer blog posts are being finished. This past weekend, I was NPCing for Madrigal 3. (And a couple weeks … Continue reading

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We Have Ways of Making You Talk

This topic recently came up in a thread on Facebook, (and I’m decently certain I’m the one who prompted it), so I thought I’d expound on my thoughts here in a blog post, which is better designed for long thoughts … Continue reading

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Time Bubble 2018

I recently attended Time Bubble, the fall weekend of LARPs at RPI in Troy, NY. I played in three LARPs and attended a panel. My first LARP was Amalgamation. To be honest, the blurb for the LARP on the website … Continue reading

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The Council of Oramvand

Despite my best intentions, I’ve been neglecting this blog again. I got caught up on my post NELCO posts, because I really wanted to cover the various panels and discussions I attended in depth and in order, and then I … Continue reading

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Summer LARPin’

Had me a blast at WPI a little over a week ago for Summer LARPin’, a day of theater LARPs. I played in two LARPs, then aGMed a third. The event staff, which was mostly a single person with some … Continue reading

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New World Magischola 7

I recently returned to New World Magischola, an institution for higher education in the magical arts in North America, for the beginning of a new semester. New World Magischola is similar to College of Wizardry, a Harry Potter-inspired LARP that runs in a … Continue reading

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Lessons From Cry Havoc

As I mentioned in a recent post, at Festival of the LARPs 2017, I ran a boffer game designed to introduce newbies to the Accelerant system. I was inspired by a LARP I played twice at SLAW called The Trouble … Continue reading

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