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Passionate Consequences

Last weekend was the 16th (or thereabouts) iteration of Consequences, a UK chamber larp festival that I’ve been to every time it’s run. The last one in-person was pre-pandemic (there were online versions inbetween), so this was a nice opportunity to see friends after a long gap. There were around 150 people in attendance, I […]

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Kaleidoscopic Consequences

This year was the eleventh edition of Consequences, the UK’s national chamber larp convention. As ever, it was a lot of fun! One innovation this year was a support programme for new attenders – to help them find their feet, learn the unwritten social conventions, meet other newcomers, and so on. I was very keen […]

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Judicious Consequences

Last weekend was the tenth annual run of Consequences, the UK chamber larp convention. When it started it focused very strongly on the style known here as freeform, but in recent years it’s broadened out considerably, and you can find a real mix of styles and approaches. It’s a very friendly, mingly kind of convention, […]

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None but the Brave

It’s been a quiet night so far in the Elmridge fire station. The members of Red Watch are chatting, playing cards, drinking tea and attempting to relax. But the peace won’t last… None but the Brave takes a look at bravery and heroism under extreme circumstances. When the flames are raging, who can be relied […]

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Consequences

The UK’s national chamber larp convention took place at the end of November as usual – this was the 8th edition. 150 people, 28 different larps, over three days. The standard slot is four hours, and the games ranged from 4 to 32 players – a mix of the traditional UK-style, some American, Nordic and other […]

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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.