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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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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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Through the Fifth Gate

Recently, the boffer campaign Fifth Gate held its final weekend event of its three year run. The Survivors of the Wrathborn world and the Champions of the Silverfire world came together one last time to determine whose world might be … Continue reading

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