Surviving LARP – How Not to Starve

Food is something that you should give careful consideration to, but something that I haven’t seen talked about much for LARP in general. Specific advice of great value has also not been frequently offered up where Last Hope has been specifically involved. In accordance I have decided that I am going to speak about it at great length. At the time I’m writing this I’ve been LARPing around 8 months. I’ve been to a variety of events, including multi-day affairs. I think I’ve finally gathered enough data to know what works best, at least for Last Hope.   Things You … Continue Reading…

Are you mature enough to play “dress up”?

A guest article by Brian Pekarske, aka Gnarlug DewClaw, Morowa Broken Ear, Raskolf Vakr, and LZ129 So I watched a brief documentary about a long-running LARP that is based in the UK. A lot of it is just basic introduction to the hobby, but some of the interviews that they have with the veteran LARPers of 7-10 years are quite interesting. Two of the interviews, in particular, stand out because they deal with immersion and levity. One of the players interviewed talks about the difference between being a funny character, and being funny IN character. I agree with him completely. … Continue Reading…