Larps

10 Bad LARPs in 100 Bad Minutes (2005, Alleged Entertainment)

Ever been talking to a friend at Intercon and come up with the world’s worst LARP idea that neither of you will ever, ever, EVER write? So have we. In fact, here’s ten of them. From “Football: the Musical” to “Ku Klux Klan Press Conference” to “MetametametametametaLARP LARP,” this game has it all.

WARNING: This is an adult game. It contains offensive themes, blatant sexuality,... (read more)

10 Bad LARPs: The B-Sides (2006, Alleged Entertainment)

  • The Annunciation of Jack Chick.
  • Mime Shootout at the OK Corral.
  • Blue Man LARP.
  • The Final Voyage of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

10 Bad LARPs in 100 Bad Minutes is back with a vengeance, tearing through genres and parodying everything in sight. These are the LARP ideas so bad, we wouldn’t even include them in the original “10 Bad LARPs”.

(OK, yeah, that’s a complete lie. We came up... (read more)

4 Bad LARPs in 40 Bad Minutes (2007, Alleged Entertainment)

“I’m GM Central!”
“And I’m The Boffer!”
“And you’re listening to … WLRP! All LARP! All the Time!”

[chicken sound effect]

“Hey Boffer! I heard about this new game called 4 Bad LARPs in 40 Bad Minutes!”
“That sounds pretty awful, GM Central. Why would anyone want to play in that?”
“I’m not so sure myself. Says here it includes stuff like, um… The War on Christmas.”
“Yeah, and what’s... (read more)

Abattoir (Cattle and Death) (2000, Interactivities Ink)

  • By Mike Young and Scott David Grey

This game was written at Intercon XIV in Boston, Mass during a particularly interesting and enlightening opening ceremonies. At least, I assume it was enlightening and interesting; Scott and I were busy writing this game. For the record, Scott prefers the name Heiferdammerung. Feel free to refer to the game in any way you wish.

The game explores the last minutes of a herd of cattle as... (read more)

All The President's Zombies (2003, Mike Beddes)

  • By Mike Beddes
    • 8 players

Mr. President, we have zombies.

Welcome to the center of power in the free world. This adventure focuses on a meeting between the President of the United States and many of his top advisors. They are discussing the development of what seems to be zombies in the south.

The game calls for eight players and one Game Master, playing those advisors and the President. No other game masters are... (read more)

The Always Waltz is a horror/romance game set in a Napoleonic time period. It draws its inspiration from literature such as Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and films such as Labyrinth.

The Battle for Control Of The Soul of the Republican Party (John Corrado, Jr.)

  • By created by the Intercon 7.5 Build Your Own Game Panel and edited by John Corrado, Jr.

Pat Buchanan and Bob Dole have both called the 1996 Campaign a Battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party - eerie isnt it? Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail in 1996. The political amphibians play out a slimy battle for total control of the soul of the Republican Party. Ardent Fundamentalist Zealots wield plastic fetuses, and Rush... (read more)

This scenario is a gathering of mice in a panel inside the wall. Outside, in the room, lies a multitude of cheese, sausage, and other foods. Unfortunately, patrolling around the food is a large, hungry cat. If the cat were belled, the mice could hear it coming and escape, but who is to bell the cat?

A couple of considerations: First, whichever mouse goes to bell the cat will die!... (read more)

A Birthday Surprise (1993, Gordon Olmstead-Dean)

  • By Kenneth Brown and Gordon Olmstead-Dean
    • 11 - 15 players
    • 6 hours

Fantasy-Horror author Grant Cochran is celebrating his birthday. One or two of his guests may have something to hide, and at least one of them plans to deliver a surprise. This is a serious/dramatic offering, chock full of suspense and angst.

A Birthday Surprise is a murder mystery which was written by Gordon Dean, and first produced by Kenneth Brown and Gordon Dean in 1986.

Tonight is the cast party for a small community theater in a large college town. Their latest show "The Night Watchman's Daughter" has just finished relatively successfully. It was well- reviewed, covered its costs through ticket sales, and even made enough money to pay for some food and booze for a nice cast party. The last showing has gone up and it's time to relax, hang out with... (read more)