Larps

It was a day like any other. The sun was shining through the trees. Birds were singing. You were going about your normal day.

And then, without warning, there was a piercing wail. Was it the fire alarm? A siren? No, it was coming from your room. Your normal, ordinary, room. Specifically, from a shard of mirror that you’d picked up years ago, kept as a curiosity. That had never before done... (read more)

Tetrana is a small but ancient and prosperous kingdom. Its most distinctive feature is its strong caste system, which divides every individual into a rigid caste based on affinity to one of the four elements: Air, Fire, Water, or Earth. Each caste has rigidly defined roles and a strict place in the social hierarchy.

Most unusually, however, every 100 years a mystical Convergence of the four... (read more)

Panel: the LARP (2000, Justin du Coeur)

Panel: the LARP is a 50-minute LARP in the form of a panel discussion, which satirizes both LARPs and panel discussions. It is a lightweight, easy to run filler game for a large number of players, which has run several times at LARP and science fiction conventions.

Panel is similar to a Horde game, in that it has a small number of Player Characters (the Panelists) and a large number of... (read more)