Last night I was so tired by the time I went to bed that my eyes were burning. So, of course, as soon as I got into the horizontal position my brain popped with: “Hi! I have a great idea for a 3 part series on making characters for and playing in settings that you… Read More Uncharted Territory: Role playing in settings/groups that are new to you – Part 1 of 3
Twelve years ago, when I started playing in a Vampire LARP, it was run by a non-profit fan club. Life was simpler then. One could make a basic character without having to thrash through multiple books AS WELL AS one or more on-line addendum. The focus was on having fun. Oh sure – there were… Read More Remember when LARPing was Fun??
Maybe it’s the old age and treachery thing but I have been surprising/horrifying storytellers since I started gaming 12 years ago. The first thing that stands out in my memory is when I came up with my first character concept on my own. I start with a general idea and then create a history for… Read More Gentler Sex My Ass – the LARP Version
First let me start with the clarifications and disclaimers that the more hysterical reactionary readers will likely ignore anyway but I’m giving it a shot regardless: The following game concepts generally have one thing in common that make them bad: a complete lack of any research or background. I give new players a few months… Read More Character Concepts I’m Tired of Seeing at LARP Games
Please welcome Tammy to the Geek Girls Rule! family as well. She’s my resident LARP expert, having been LARPing for more than a decade. Hi! I’m Tammy and I was asked to blog here to represent Live Action Role Play (LARP). I’m also a late blooming gamer. I wanted to game but as a teenager all… Read More An introduction of sorts