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Shooting – A game about intimacy and complicity

16
Apr
Shooting - A game about intimacy and complicity
  This game is made to be played in a small space : a plain dark room is the ideal game space. This a game for two players. The first is a photographer and the second her model. It doesn’t matter if the characters are men or women. There’s no need for an organizer. The two players can follow the instructions below and play. The game lasts one hour or so but can as well lasts 4 hours if you want to. Game’s content During the game the photographer is going to shoot (take...

Writing a LARP – Boost your creativity

02
Apr
Writing a LARP – Boost your creativity
Original article: http://www.electro-gn.com/286-ecrituredegn-boostezvotrecreativite Translation: Karine Coquelin & Leïla Teteau-Surel – We had already written a paper in the same vein. But the methods to improve one’s own creativity are legion. Amongst the most famous books by creativity theorists, we’ll name Gianni Rodari’s “Grammar of Fantasy”. A work that groups together the most important games and exercises. I’m going to do my best to apply...

Larp Review: Ash wedding

21
Mar
Larp Review: Ash wedding
Original post: http://www.electro-gn.com/461-critique-lesnocesdecendre – The LARP « Les Noces de Cendre » (Ash wedding) takes place in 1945 in Argentina with its troubled politic events. Two sessions have been organized by the association Rôle, in april and may 2012[1]. Véronique Gresset, who signed here her first game, worked during three years to achieve this result. The writing was long; the fictionalized character sheets let us see complex characters mixed up in many plots; the...

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PoRtaL2 – How it was

13
Mar
PoRtaL2 - How it was
Original post: http://www.crolarper.com/2014/03/portal2-how-it-was.html – I spent the last weekend in Budapest, on the second PoRtaL convention. If you’ve been following this blog [Note of electro-larp: http://www.crolarper.com] or our local scene, you might remember that I was one of the organizers of the first PoRtaL convention last year, together with Ana Rajner and Božo Špoljarić. It was the first such event in region, and we decided it would be awesome if it became a...

Interview with the Larp Girl: Kaza Marie Ayersman, Avegost larp

06
Mar
Interview with the Larp Girl: Kaza Marie Ayersman, Avegost larp
Original post: http://www.crolarper.com/2012/11/interview-with-larp-girl-kaza-marie.html – There are many people who love larp, but only some decide to take an extra step to actively promote it where they can. Kaza Marie didn’t just take an extra step, she took a giant leap as she’s active on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and Youtube – she literally has tens of submissions every day. She quickly became recognized online under the Larp Girl pseudonym. But...

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The world of larps

03
Mar
The world of larps
After a long winter break, Electro-LARP is back. We published last week an article about larp in the EU, sign of our wish to be more international than ever. We created a page for every country, with informations about larps in these countries. You can see all these pages here: http://www.electro-larp.com/countries We don’t claim to be exhaustive, so if you don’t see your country, or if a page seems to be false or incomplete, please contact us, we will be pleased to correct. For this...

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Larps in EU

25
Feb
Larps in EU
Original post: http://www.crolarper.com/2013/07/larps-in-eu.html – Today Croatia has acceeded into the European Union as its 28th state. EU has loads of diverse and different larp scenes and cultures in them. Some of them are local, some are national, some encompass all speakers of a certain language, some are regional, and some are world-famous. Here’s a short window into a couple of EU larps and larp scenes, carefully selected and profiled by the criteria of “those I...

Larp documentation – part 3

17
Dec
Larp documentation - part 3
Original article: http://www.electro-gn.com/1315-quelles-traces-pour-le-jeu-de-role-grandeur-nature-partie-3 Translation: Leïla Teteau-Surel – Read the 2d part I talked about the larp testimonies and tried to make you aware of this issue for your next larps. It’s now time to see which testimonies we can leave and how to think about them during the game creation. The assumption made by these articles is to say the testimonies left by a larp run shoudn’t be left out but quite the...

Larp documentation – part 2

10
Dec
Larp documentation - part 2
Original article:  http://www.electro-gn.com/242-quellestracespourlejeuderolegrandeurnaturepartie2 Translation: Leïla Teteau-Surel – First part of the article. – When we talk about testimonies left by larps, photography comes to mind straight away. Indeed with all the documents composing a scenario, the character sheets and so on (we’ll call it larpscript to make it easy), critiques (either public and developed reactions or emotional comments), larp movies or teasers,...

Larp documentation – part 1

26
Nov
Larp documentation - part 1
Translation: Leïla Teteau-Surel Original article: http://www.electro-gn.com/243-quellestracespourlejeuderolegrandeurnaturepartie1  - – - What testimonies for larps?  After reading a book about perfomances archives it occurs to me that the question of the testimonies left by a larp was seldomly mentionned. I find it interesting and decided to open a reflection on that matter. This not a thorough research. For example, I haven’t been looking in the nordic larp documents, that may...