Sky Full of Astra – 7 Things I’ve Enjoyed the Most as a Co-GM in Astra Larp

A week ago, the co-alpha and I’s twelve day long pervasive larp Astra ended with a ceremony promoting the spy recruits into apprentice agents in our fictional secret agency, “Astra”. For twelve whole days (well, the second Wednesday was a bit slow) we’ve co-GMed this incredible crew of players, both experienced larpers and total beginners, […]

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Random Larping Encounters

Some people run into dragons or the undead or random postapocalyptic tribes at larps. As I find myself slowly coming back from vacation, easing into everyday schedules and work (always work), getting mentally ready for the fall larping season (and the huge amount of effort necessary to finish preparing and start running our Astra larp […]

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Playing Weak Characters

Being weak is one of the many taboos in our modern, hi-tech western civilization, especially if you – for goodness’ sake – do it intentionally. Everybody wants to rule the world – not be the one ruled over, which is a common part of our everyday experience. It’s no wonder traditional larping is full of […]

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Roleplaying Spiritual And Religious Characters (Full Moon Special #4)

Please note that the post comes from a slightly spiritual and totally non religious person – and that my views might differ from someone who participates in a religious or spiritual practice. I mean no disrespect whatsoever. Photo (featured) by Martina Šestić. (Terra Nova, spring 2013, Croatia) Happy Full Moon! Today’s topic can actually be […]

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