2016 – it may have felt like the year that the Earth was burning to an end. In larp though things were not so bad. In fact they were pretty good. The LARPBook podcast takes a look at 2016.
Our apologies for the technical issues on this episode. We hope the giggling helps.
IN TODAY’S SHOW
Special Note: We are rejoined in this episode by Lukas Pittimus Maxius Vulgaris Aurealius Humourius (etc etc etc etc).
- 2016 a review
- Total Awesome Viking Power!
- LARP in 2016!
- Claus and the Arabian Tails
Facebook Followers up by 260 since January 1st 2016 and we are aiming to do more and be bigger and better in 2017.
Total Awesome Viking Power
Vikings & Pirates has released its first short film, Total Awesome Viking Power, on YouTube. Directed by Morten Forland, it’s about a Viking Larper who’s sentenced by his crew to the Land of the Dead for breaking the “cell phone code of conduct”. There, he comes across the Norse god Odin (who may or may not be the real deal), who teaches him the Ways of the Viking so he can fight, you guessed it, magical ninjas.
Total Awesome Link
- Has larp taken a turn for the positive in 2016?
- Will we see more blockbuster larps and what is blockbuster larp
- The rise of production quality in larps
Response on Childrens Larps – we review the feedback on our project to highlight the larps that work hard to provide a good experience for children. So far we’ve covered the UK and USA, and Europe is up next (Health Warning Rob sings his “Denmark” song during this part of the Podcast).
- Claus – Legends of Arabia – Claus Raasted Herlovsen is running a somewhat unusual and interesting series of over in Abu Dhabi – called Legends of Arabia. We chat about this and also here are some links so you can see what is going on
Legends of Arabia Link on Facebook
- Claus Posting on Medium about Legends of Arabia/a>
- Mention in Attractions Management about Legends of Arabia
This Year in LARPBook
We took some time to talk about some of the posts that have come up on Larpbook.com in 2016. This is the list of posts we went through – which are accurate at the time this podcast aired. Please note that all Podcast show notes are removed from this list for brevity.
Larp Safe Walking Sticks
Legion: A Siberian Story
Interview with Dave from the Wilderness Centre
Childrens Larp: A Wilderness Adventure
Twilight Realms: Domination Photo Gallery
20 Minute College of Wizardry Video
20 Years of Curious Pastimes
Event: Heathen LRP Event 1
Event: Twilight Realms – Second Son
LARP Profile: Altered Reality
LARP Profile: Balrog Games
LARP Profile: Gisido Larp
Swordcraft in Action
This is about Fiction. But what is LARP but Enacted Fiction?
The Larp Safe Walking Stick
The Larp Safe Walking Stick – Redux
Actual Medieval Techniques as a LARP Combat Inspiration
Event: Forest Argent – The Convergence
Huzzah! -The Punk Rock LARP Anthem!
Interview – Disability and LARP
Kickstarter: Change Blade
LARP Profile: Legends of the Stars
Note that December ends at the date of this podcast – there will be other posts.
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