A View of the Future

30 years ago a little-seen and mostly-forgotten tv series premiered on BBC2.  It was an attempt at a telling stories within a realistic setting only 40 years in future.  This is was “Star Cops”, the brainchild of Chris Boucher (writer of Doctor Who and script editor of Blakes 7 for the entire run).  He would […]

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Why do we run LRP events?

I’ve been wrestling with a touch writers block just recently in terms of my next couple of LRP events.  It doesn’t matter the subject matter but there’s been a couple of plot points that I’ve been trying to rationalise with myself as I know my players would pick up on it.  It took a couple […]

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Skill Design in your LARP Adventure

Live Action Role-Play, Live Role-Play, LARP, LRP, whatever you call this hobby it is all ultimately the same thing.  People engaging in fantasy worlds to resolve situations, this is what seperates us from those who produce fantastic costumes and then just stand around in them at conventions (not that there’s anything wrong with that).  LARPers will […]

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#fourrpgs

So #fourrpgs was a popular topic a while ago and, like most people, it was a great nostalgia trip seeing so many old systems referenced so fondly.  Someone just posted their own list and I realised I hadn’t done the same, so here we go.  The four tabletop RPG systems that have influenced me the […]

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