My Life as Vruuk Thrissle

A few months ago, I went to a larp called Secrets of Caldera. At this larp I played Vruuk Thissle, a roguish orc. Her character inspiration came mostly from Han Solo. I also had played a large orc in an Elderscrolls game who was a master lock pick! Vruuk’s costuming came from many years of planning and donations from the larp community. I have been working on for some time...

How to Make a Fairy Princess Dress

Costumes for larp characters are not often cheap. Learning to make something for a larp character can lead to the ability to save money and be a great introduction to a new skill. I am not a great seamstress and I am often lazy, however I have found that I love making my own garb. There are plenty of vendors out there that capture my heart, but nothing fills up...

Hazy Fields Larp Development

Recently, I began publishing some information about a larp I have been working on with some friends. It is called Hazy Fields and it is inspired by the political activism of the 1970s. For years I’ve played, staffed, organized and wrote. Now I want to start a new chapter in my life creating larps for people to play. I want to give back to my larp community as much as...

Valentine’s Day Paint Night

This year for Valentine’s Day, I wanted to do something a bit more creative then previous years and something that would be really fun for my boyfriend, Casey. Winter has been a little harsh this year and our small apartment can only take so much. We have been spending a lot of time at home catching up on Netflix and Hulu. Though now it seems we may have finally caught...

Breaking Up With A Larp

It’s Me! Larp is such a special thing in the lives of a player. We buy clothes for larp, we plan weekend getaways for larp, we cook for larp, we love larp and sometimes we even cry for larp. Larp is like having a partner. I don’t want to dive to far into the rabbit hole of metaphorically talking about larp as a boyfriend, but there is a similarity there...