LARP Links

Basic LARP Informative Articles

What is LARP? for when you’re not even sure what this all Live Action Role Playing thing is actually about.

I’ve Seen Women Kill Gods Meet The Ladies Who LARP is an article that addresses female participation in LARPs these days *and* gives a pretty good primer on what a LARP actually is all about.

Common Questions from LARP Newbies Answered is exactly what it says on the tin.  It goes over some of the more basic questions received by Game Masters about what it is to LARP.

Character Creation

How to cook up a cool character, without being ‘a special snowflake’! has a simple five step process for making an easy, believable, yet still fun and interesting LARP character.

LARP Tips and Tricks first touches on the different styles of LARP before going on with advice on how to create your own character in terms of background and skill selection.

LARP Character Development 101 goes over the basics that are universal to any setting ranging from dot points on history to goals to a few of the distinct differences between a LARP and a Tabletop Game.

Creating a Character talks about some of the basics of character creation, potential pitfalls, costuming and  a quick method to develop group dynamics for team-based LARPs.

General LARP Articles

Ladies Who LARP features a range of different short posts and a gallery of pictures showcasing, you guessed it, female LARPers.

Badass LARP Talk is a series of articles that gives great advice on such things as problem character types (and how to avoid them), 3 little tricks that quickly ramp up your game and Backstory boosting mini-games you can play in the car.

How Not To Be Bored at LARP gives great advice on how to stay included and make your own fun during those times when there’s not an immediately obvious task to accomplish.

The Best LARP Advice I Ever Heard provides a number of great trips on how to have a great time in any LARP event.

ACCESS : LARP provides information to both organisers and players on how to increase accessibility at LARP events so that everyone can enjoy the game.

LARP Writer / GM Articles

How to Write a LARP scenario is the start of a series of articles that unpicks the various steps and stages of creating modules, scenarios and events.

Being a Non-Player Character goes over some of the requirements and techniques of portraying a really good NPC that helps improve the game.