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Bravery outcomes

This is a mechanic to be used in a possible WiP (about which I shall post more if it comes to anything). I wanted a range of outcomes whose probability distribution would be affected by how brave the character wished to be, with braver declarations giving more likelihood of extreme outcomes in either good or […]

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Conventions Larp

Gothic Consequences, 21–24 November 2013

So this was the seventh year of Consequences, the UK’s convention for short-form larps of the type generally referred to in this country as ‘freeforms’. If you’re not familiar with this style, I’ve got a post brewing about what characterizes them as distinct from other kinds of larp, but let’s say for now that they’re […]

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Busy!

Phew, hectic few weeks. I’d better write some of it down before I forget.

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Peaky

Last weekend I went to my fourth Peaky freeform-writing workshop, and had an excellent time. It was a bit more relaxed than usual, because instead of aiming to get a game completed by Saturday night in order to playtest on the Sunday, as is standard, I pitched the idea of a group that just researched, […]

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Larp

Larp and freeform

(Warning: this will probably not be of interest if you’re not a gamer. In fact even if you are, it still might easily not be 🙂

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Step into

I was sorting out some old files the other day and I came across a game I wrote back in the summer of 1995 (and had completely forgotten about). It’s essentially a larp, but set indoors and for just six players, with pregen characters. The working title was (the dreadful) ‘Cannes-tasia’ – the characters are […]