Category Archives: conventions

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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Festival of the LARPs 2018 — The Stroke of Midnight

Festival of the LARPs 2017, the weekend of theater LARPs, recently ran at Brandeis University. I was coordinator (or con chair, or whatever you want to call it) this year, so that’s been keeping me rather busy over the past … Continue reading

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Intercon Q Part V: Snugglebunny Apocalypse

On Sunday morning at Intercon Q, after a long night of dancing and partying, I stumbled into one of the Iron GM LARPs. It was the 11am run, not a 9 am run, but after a late Friday night of … Continue reading

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Intercon Q Part III: Here is My Power Button

On Saturday morning at Intercon, I played in an American Freeform game called Here is My Power Button.Originally, I told myself I should either sign up for a LARP that started later on Saturday morning, or perhaps just skip that … Continue reading

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Cosplay and LARP at Arisia 2017

Arisia, New England’s largest fantasy and sci-fi con, fell on the same weekend as the second Fifth Gate capstone event, so I wasn’t able to attend most of this year. But after the Fifth Gate event ended on Sunday, I decided … Continue reading

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SLAW 2016

I used to write posts regularly whenever one of the smaller theater LARP conventions shared their schedule, summarizing my thoughts and impressions of the LARPs on it that I had played, and maybe some thoughts or things I had heard about … Continue reading

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NELCO 2016 Part III

My third panel of the day on Saturday at NELCO was “Beyond the Con: Booking LARPs Outside of Conventions“, a panel about finding and reserving locations for running theater LARPs. Conventions like Intercon, and the smaller university cons like Time and … Continue reading

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