Skill Design in your LARP Adventure

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IMG_2074 Rob Morton, James Bloodworth (me!) and Pete Morton holding a copy of their revised “Goldrush” rule system.

Live Action Role-Play, Live Role-Play, LARP, LRP, whatever you call this hobby it is all ultimately the same thing.  People engaging in fantasy worlds to resolve situations, this is what seperates us from those who produce fantastic costumes and then just stand around in them at conventions (not that there’s anything wrong with that).  LARPers will actively engage with the game world using game based skills to affect change but it is these game based skills I’m talking about in this post.

Game Based skills need to simulate real world skills so your players characters can hack a computer network, fly a spaceship, perform scientific research, mix potions, perform rituals, etc.

When I was originally trying to decide on the name of this blog, I kept on coming back to one of the first concepts…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on October 30, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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