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

Intercon R Part III: Sunday and Monday

On Sunday at Intercon R, I played one of the Iron GM LARPs, then a new boffer LARP called Breadcrumbs. Iron GM is Intercon’s annual competition, where teams of writers are given mystery ingredients and 24 hours to write a … Continue reading

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Intercon R Part II: Saturday

On Saturday at Intercon R, I ended up NPCing in three different boffer LARPs: Bound in Blood, Stop That Moon! and Rabbit Run. Bound in Blood is a new boffer LARP that ran in the morning slot. I put myself … Continue reading

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Intercon R Part I: Thursday and Friday

February has been a bit of a crazy month, LARP-wise, between Dice Bubble, a Threshold event, a trip to the UK for a weekend freeform LARP, Shogun, and then Intercon, the all LARP convention. I’m determined to get through posts … Continue reading

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NPC Bait

A discussion that pops up from time to time among LARP staffs, especially ones of the boffer campaign variety, is how to attract and keep NPCs. NPCs are often a limited (and therefore highly valued) resource for LARPs, and their … Continue reading

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NELCO 2016 Part IV: Healers

In effort to get a start on one of my New Years resolutions, I’m going back to a topic that came up at NELCO 2016 which I continue to often find myself thinking about. It was a topic I proposed: … Continue reading

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For Auld LARP Syne 2017

My annual retrospective on my life in LARP. A look back at 2017… LARP Count According to my LARP List, I PCed, NPCed, and aGMed 47 LARPs this past year… which means I unintentionally set a new record. (It was … Continue reading

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Cricket Chirps

Yesterday evening, I attended the epilog dinner of the Fifth Gate campaign. It was a gathering five years after the campaign closer, a chance to gain some closure, find out what became of various people and places and institutions after … Continue reading

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