Author: nodens

Vendor Hack – Monster Camp

Vendor Hack –  Monster Camp Designs with LARPers in Mind! By now you’ve probably bought those masks, you know the ones? They get knocked off 80% the day after Halloween (aka LARPer Christmas) or like 3 months before Halloween at select Michael’s or CVS(es?). They are generally passable ½ to ¾ masks which allow NPCs to breathe reasonably well, see reasonably well and only smell like a combination of dead mice, sweat and Lysol. These masks came out around 15 years ago and are, by now, standard fare at most games which means it’s about damn time to find something...

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Camp Hack – YMCA Camp Woodstock in Detail

 Camp Hack – YMCA Camp Woodstock A LARP Camp Site Review Overview Camp Woodstock, located in Woodstock, Connecticut (42 Camp Road, Woodstock Valley, CT to be precise – http://www.campwoodstock.org/) has been hosting LARP events for around 8 years. The site can hold vast amounts of attendees, 300 or more, and has a fully staffed dining facility and several decent module buildings. Three things really make Camp Woodstock shine; 1) it is one of the few weatherized sites allowing for winter events 2) the camp constantly improves all their buildings, tearing down to the studs and entirely refinishing a cabin...

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Vendor Hack – Half Moon

Vendor Hack Half Moon – the best $20 $265+ dollars you’ll ever spend At the point where you’ve put a few events under your belt, remembered at least 6 other PCs names, and suffered through rain, wind, snow, hail, mud, sleet and the dreaded rainmudsleetwind™ it’s time to put in a few extra hours at work and buy “that” coat and/or cloak and/or cowl. You know the one – everyone else at the game seems to have it in either black, grey, green or a dark brown. They are a staple of LARPing in bad weather (forever shorted to...

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Larp Adventure Blog Begins

I love LARP (not lamp, darnit!). Over the years I have been involved in a number of hobbies, from paintball to poetry, and none of them has captured my imagination and brought a healthy balance to my life like LARP. This would generally be the point in the introduction where I say something like “it’s the people, maaaaaaan,”

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