Archive for Larp

Before We Wake

Before We Wake

This evaluation is a bit prototypical and will be developed further as I have the time to read it through properly. For now it is just a collection of desciptions and thoughts connected to the larp. Before We Wake was a 6 hour larp about…

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Last Will

Last Will

Last Will was a 24 hour larp about modern slavery and oppression set in a dystopian near future Sweden where economic crisis and a declining social security net has ended up in a situation where debt was inherited and people could be bought and sold…

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Koikoi

Koikoi

Koikoi was a larp focused on rituals and rites of passage in the stone age (hunter-gatherer) inspired society of the Ankoi people. In the following text I have tried to give an impression of the larp in general, but particularly my own story. The text…

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Experience focused larp design

Experience focused larp design

This post is written as an introduction to a debate about larp design at Knutpunkt 2014 in Sweden. It is some rather raw ideas and I am not sure about the merit of calling this a “design philosophy”, but I will let that be up…

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Nordic Larp documentary

Nordic Larp documentary

A 15 minute discovery documentary about the danish larp “how much are you worth”, played in Copenhagen in early 2013. One of the first international media documentations of larp I have seen with a serious perspective on what is going on.

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Kristianiabohemen

Kristianiabohemen

Kristianiabohemen was a short larp revolving around the life and love of the people in the Norwegian creative and artistic community “Kristianiabohemen” in 1887. The Bohemians are artists, writers and actors who creates outrage among the cultural social elite with their unrestrained view of morality…

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Beginning

Beginning

At the danish short larp festival blackbox copenhagen I played “Beginning” by Nina Runa Essendrop. The game was based on a development of the blind animals exercise which we had worked with at “play with methods” a few months earlier. The larp was focused around…

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Post-Larp

Post-Larp

The post larp experience is a very interesting phenomenon. It can be compared to the post-burn blues experience described by participants in the burning man festival with feelings of loneliness and separation. It is characterized by an experience that “others don’t and can’t understand the…

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Lindängens Riksinternat

Lindängens Riksinternat

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche The Larp Lindängens Riksinternat was a larp set in a fictional upper-class boarding school inspired by the…

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Words

Words

At the culture night in Copenhagen some friends of mine organized a small interactive larp at Huset. In the larp 10 people played aliens from a strange planet where the people lived of words. Sadly they had eaten all their own words and were starving…

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