J. Tuomas Harviainen

Fading Dreams (2005, J. Tuomas Harviainen)

  • By J. Tuomas Harviainen

This is a minimalist Dogma 99 larp, with intentional limitations based on that design principle. Should any players want it, they have the right to see all of the game material in advance. The game masters cannot intervene on the play while the game is running.

The characters have no designated names. Use your own first name.

The goal of the game is to explore a sense of weird normality through... (read more)

This larp’s emphasis is heavily on discourse. So if you’re looking for action, it may not be for you.

A Serpent of Ash was originally created as a part of the Test Project on Larp Theories and Methods, and first run in Finland, at Ropecon 2006. It was designed to test the Process Model of Role-playing (Makela et al., 2005).

The larp will last for a maximum of two hours, but if it... (read more)

Siege Mentality II (J. Tuomas Harviainen)

  • By J. Tuomas Harviainen and Roger Gammans

The basic idea is simple: The game takes place in the area where it is played, and to go outside the door means you die. If you're in a convention center, the rest of the building is full of zombies ready to eat your flesh. If you're at a cabin, the windows are boarded (draw the curtains in front of them), and the hordes are waiting right outside. As time goes on, the mood inside the... (read more)