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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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NELCO 2016 Part I

The New England LARP Conference, or NELCO, held its fifth annual event at the Boxborough Holiday Inn over the past weekend. Prepping for it has kept me pretty busy this year — a few months ago, I was on the hotels … Continue reading

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