Fetch my axe! I smell goblin…

Is there a funnier hobby than Live Action Role Playing (LARP)?

Since when did Goblins carry firearms?

Since when did Goblins carry sidearms?

If there is, I invite you write in and inform us so it can be investigated.

Until then, this particular pastime ranks asĀ #1 in our list of bizarre things to do at the weekend. Want to be an elf? A Paladin maybe? Or perhaps you’ve always fancied becoming a wizard?

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There also seems to be quite a few people who take it seriously enough to write philosophy papers based on it. Here’s an excerpt from “Philosophies and Strategies of Pervasive LARP Design” published this year. Continue reading