The LARP Portal blog is a resource for the LARPers of the world. In it you can find tips, tricks, and tutorials on how to make your LARPing experience more enjoyable.
You might have read, in a previous post on this very blog, about a style of LARPing that does not feature any live action (aka “boffer”) combat. The blog post labeled this style as “Pure Theatrics”, though I’m going to refer to it as “theater style LARPing,”23-Jan-2024 Read more
Previously I wrote about how LARPing, Renaissance Faires, and SCA are related hobbies that often share the same attendees. Building Haunted Houses is another hobby that overlaps. LARPers often like building,12-Oct-2023 Read more
Over the years, there have been a multitude of articles, pages, and an entire Wikipedia site dedicated to answering the question of what LARP is. In this blog, I am going to put our own perspective on what LARPing is.13-Jun-2023 Read more
The world was greatly impacted by COVID-19. Individuals, families, and businesses had to learn new ways to work, shop, attend class, and PLAY. We will not know for many years, if ever, the full impacts of COVID-19 on our society. In this BLOG we are going to focus on.24-May-2023 Read more
Obviously our title is a bit tongue in cheek. Plot teams should be trying to entertain players with well written plots and storylines, not killing off their characters. Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t kill any of them.20-Apr-2023 Read more
LARPs can be categorized by the quantity and type of combat in which players engage during events. Is heavy combat the sole purpose of an event? Or is it a more strategic part or a plotline and more theatrical?10-Jan-2023 Read more
Let’s face it, running a LARP is time consuming. In all but the rarest of occasions, it’s probably done in addition to holding down a full time job and managing family obligations. Once your initial game LARP rules and policies are established there are endless tasks.02-Sep-2022 Read more