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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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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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Video Submissions for NELCO

It’s summer, which means that plans for NELCO are in full swing. For those unfamiliar, NELCO is the New England LARP Conference, the first all LARP conference in the US. It’s a fairly low key event, so most of the attendees are locals, … Continue reading

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NELCO 2014 Continued: Videos

The videos from NELCO 2014 are becoming available online! The first four are already up on the LARP Out of Character blog. The first is a video of Jeff Diewald’s LARP Writing 101 presentation, which serves as the introduction to the … Continue reading

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NELCO 2014 Continued: Introduction to Foreign LARP

One of the panels I attended at the last NELCO (the New England LARP Conference), was a presentation run by Erik Trinkl, titled “Introduction to Foreign LARP.” It was a really interesting look into LARP in Europe (primarily in Germany.) … Continue reading

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NELCO 2014: GM Services

Similar in structure to “Describing Game Mechanics”, NELCO (the New England LARP Conference) also hosted a brainstorming session, focus group, and presentation on “GM Services” (also called “Horizontal Services.”) To offer a bit of background, NEIL stands for New England … Continue reading

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