Posts Tagged With 'Beginners'

How to tell stories with larp: The eXperience method

22
May
How to tell stories with larp: The eXperience method
You can now download on Electro-LARP a new guidebook. It will propose a method to tell stories when you are designing larps. You can find it...
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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...
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Larp Review: Bus Stop

03
Sep
Larp Review: Bus Stop
Bus Stop is a small game about the encounter of people who are going to become friends. It is a feel good game for 3 to 5 players, and it lasts less than two hours with the workshops. You can play it in a small room, or even in the street. This larp is really easy to organize and play. The different scenes are simple, the characters are just sketched and you don’t have to expect a complex story. This game is focused on simple relationships in a small group of friends, and the pleasure to...
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Scriptwriting: Boost your creativity

21
Aug
Scriptwriting: Boost your creativity
Original post: http://www.electro-gn.com/316-ecrituredescenarioboostezvotrecreativite Translation: Leïla Teteau-Surel This article propose to apply to larp writing some methods used in other fields. Numerous methods has indeed been developed to improve creativity. Advertisement companies as well as politicians use them. This blog aim at looking for initiatives to promote them and at changing conventions, that’s why it seems interesting to me to talk about how you can overcome conventions...
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The beginning and the end of a LARP

20
May
The beginning and the end of a LARP
Original post : http://www.electro-gn.com/309-ledebutetlafindunjeu Translation : Karine Coquelin and Bruno Cailloux The way to start differs from one game to another. It may be either brutal or flexible. A brutal start will confront the players with an initial situation and will give a precise start signal. This situation may not be the same for everyone, but each of the players will be in a given spot, with a given situation to deal with. Time is like frozen before the bell rings. It’s...
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