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About Jordan

Founder and creator of Larping.org. He's the captain of the ship, plotting the course, braving the storm and swabbing the poop decks.

Unbelievable costumes can be seen throughout the video. This is one of the hallmarks of Conquest.

Epic scale battles with hundreds if not thousands of participants at any one time. Imagine marching into battle with that many foes on either side!

In depth, and intense roleplay. Throughout the video you will see people crying, celebrating and participating in many aspects of daily life.

Want to go to a larp, in North America, that's the same scale as Conquest?

Join The Voyage North to Bicolline!

Dec 16, 2016

We covered this larp a few months ago and it exploded in popularity! So much so that we have literally been asked by a lot of people if we’d be planning a trip to go this larp, in Russia, in a similar fashion that we take people to Bicolline on The Voyage North.

We’re considering it… For this August. If you’d like to go simply put your email in the form above and we’ll get you special pricing as an early bird!

Otherwise – drool over 30 minutes of gorgeous Warhammer brought to life goodness.

Dec 15, 2016

Just outside of Moscow, Russia over one thousand participants came together to bring the world of Warhammer to life for four days. With over 20 different races, an extensive rule book that covers every mechanic conceivable and over a dozen different camps for players to bring to life this event sounds incredible.

 

We’ve gathered some of our favorite photos below, but you can find all of the images in all their glory in this gallery here. And all of the information for the larp itself can be found on their website: http://warhammerlarp.ru/ The website is in Russian, but with Chrome it translates well enough that you can get a general idea of the details.

Were you one of the amazing participants in this larp? We’d love to get your opinion of the game in the comments.

 

Lastly, if there was a Warhammer larp near you, would you go? If so, what would your character be like?

The Voyage North

We can't take you to Russia to play Warhammer, but we can take you to the most immersive larp experience you've ever had....

Sep 09, 2016

Treasure Trapped is finally going to be available for your home viewing pleasure. If you’ve lived under a rock, or are new to the larp community (welcome!), then this film is a must see and a perfect stocking stuffer for the larper on your list.

Here at Larping.org we’ve been covering this film from it’s infancy in a Kickstarter campaign, to it’s World Wide Crazy Ass Viral success shooting the College of Wizardry Documentary, to finally showing the film in Seattle and meeting their team in person, we’ve been along for the ride the whole time (yes I know that’s a run-on sentence).

I’ve watched the entire film at least three times, and skimmed past clips of it lots more than that (thanks press screener!) and I can’t get enough of it. I already bought my copy and can’t wait to get some more swag, and my hands on a shiny new dvd of the film. Sorry family, we’re having a very larpy Christmas Day when I gift this to one of you…

As of the writing of this post they only have $2,000+, and that’s despicable, because this film is amazing and you should all own a copy. Like in the future other larpers will judge you, in a fun non-asshole way, on whether you proudly display this as one of the last DVDs you ever bought.  Let’s blow the success of this film sky high and help them get over $10,000 in the last few days of the campaign.

Go here and get yourself a copy asap! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cosmicjoke/treasure-trapped-on-dvd-and-bluray

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After a year of theatrical touring, the indie LARP documentary is coming to home viewing!

Returning once again to the platform that launched the film three years ago, Manchester’s Cosmic Joke are running a Kickstarter campaign for pre­orders of the Treasure Trapped DVD

and BluRay.

For those that don’t know, Treasure Trapped is a documentary that explores the curious hobby of Live Action Role Play, a film that saw three British filmmakers on a whirlwind ride around Europe discovering what happens when you take pretending to a whole new level. Critics have described the film as ‘an amusing experience that informs and educates’ and ‘ a solid offering that does LARP proud.’ The filmmakers themselves have described the film as ‘beyond impressive considering we made it!’

The film was successfully funded through Kickstarter back in December 2012 and released two years later in December 2014. Throughout 2015, the filmmakers took the film on tour, screening for cinema audiences and LARP groups alike in over 5 countries with highlights including an appearance at San Diego Comic Con and playing to a sold out audience in London’s favourite indie cinema, Genesis.

Due to popular demand, the film is now making its way to DVD and BluRay for home viewing. Running until December 4th, either version can be pre­ordered through Kickstarter as well as loads of extra merch. Both releases will be filled with unseen special features and more of the crazy LARP shenanigans that have won fans over in the last year’s theatrical tour. Running for a limited time, this might be the only chance to get your hands on the film, so if you’ve seen it and loved it or missed out at the cinema, get pre­ordering a copy now!

All info on Treasure Trapped here: www.cosmicjoke.co.uk/treasure­trapped/

Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cosmicjoke/treasure­trapped­on­dvd­and­bluray

Nov 29, 2015

A few days ago, Tina Degenhart posted about her experience in April at the College of Wizardry larp, which took place at Zamek Czocha, a castle in rural Poland, and was organized by the Danish larp company Rollespilsfabrikken and the Polish larp company Liveform. We agree with Tina that the Nordic mechanics-light immersive play style and the magical experience of being transported into a world of wizards and mythical creatures was profound. So profound in fact, that we felt we must bring the experience to North America. In June 2016, people will have the opportunity to attend New World Magischola™ a full-scale, high-production value immersive, Nordic-style larp that will run for four days and three nights in the mid-Atlantic United States.

Students of New World Magischola

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While not all details about the event (exact dates and location) can be released just yet, here is what we can tell interested players:

  • There will be at least one event running Thursday-Sunday in mid-June 2016.
  • Tickets will be available through our Kickstarter Campaign, which will launch in early-mid November 2015.
  • 80 tickets will be released at the start of the campaign; this is the minimum number of players to make the game work and the minimum level of funding to make the game happen.
  • As interest and funding permit, more tickets will be released up to a cap of 160 players in a single event. With additional interest and funding, we will run a second event on the following Thursday-Sunday in June 2016.
  • We anticipate the ticket price will be $375, same as the College of Wizardry larp in Poland, and is all-inclusive. The cost includes three nights dormitory lodging with linens, 9 buffet-style meals with vegetarian and other special dietary options, a robe and house tie to wear during the game, the design and operation of the game, all magical classes and curricula, a full-scale team of NPCs, scenographers, costume, lighting, sound, makeup, and choreography designers, and a school formal in a ballroom with music. You’ll need to supply your own wand.
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  • Our location has a castle-like feel (complete with mullion windows, archways and towers) yet has fully modern bathrooms, technology, and accommodates people with accessibility needs. You can get there easily by car, plane and rail.
  • The game will be organized and run by Learn Larp, LLC, an American game-design company with the assistance of Rollespilsfabrikken, the Danish company that produces College of Wizardry. The game provides a truly immersive Nordic-style larp experience in North America.
  • Nordic-style larp does not use complicated conflict resolution systems, character build points, or experience levels. Instead it focuses on relationships, immersion, and story. Spell-casting mechanics and play techniques will be taught in workshops prior to the game, and each player will have access to a character coach, to help you flesh out the character concept you are given by the organizers. There are also no minimum costuming requirements. Everything you need to play will be provided.
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A few days ago, Tina Degenhart posted about her experience in April at the College of Wizardry larp, which took place at Zamek Czocha, a castle in rural Poland, and was organized by the Danish larp company Rollespilsfabrikken and the Polish larp company Liveform. We agree with Tina that the Nordic mechanics-light immersive play style and the magical experience of being transported into a world of wizards and mythical creatures was profound. So profound in fact, that we felt we must bring the experience to North America. In June 2016, people will have the opportunity to attend New World Magischola™ a full-scale, high-production value immersive, Nordic-style larp that will run for four days and three nights in the mid-Atlantic United States.

Students of New World Magischola

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While not all details about the event (exact dates and location) can be released just yet, here is what we can tell interested players:

  • There will be at least one event running Thursday-Sunday in mid-June 2016.
  • Tickets will be available through our Kickstarter Campaign, which will launch in early-mid November 2015.
  • 80 tickets will be released at the start of the campaign; this is the minimum number of players to make the game work and the minimum level of funding to make the game happen.
  • As interest and funding permit, more tickets will be released up to a cap of 160 players in a single event. With additional interest and funding, we will run a second event on the following Thursday-Sunday in June 2016.
  • We anticipate the ticket price will be $375, same as the College of Wizardry larp in Poland, and is all-inclusive. The cost includes three nights dormitory lodging with linens, 9 buffet-style meals with vegetarian and other special dietary options, a robe and house tie to wear during the game, the design and operation of the game, all magical classes and curricula, a full-scale team of NPCs, scenographers, costume, lighting, sound, makeup, and choreography designers, and a school formal in a ballroom with music. You’ll need to supply your own wand.
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  • Our location has a castle-like feel (complete with mullion windows, archways and towers) yet has fully modern bathrooms, technology, and accommodates people with accessibility needs. You can get there easily by car, plane and rail.
  • The game will be organized and run by Learn Larp, LLC, an American game-design company with the assistance of Rollespilsfabrikken, the Danish company that produces College of Wizardry. The game provides a truly immersive Nordic-style larp experience in North America.
  • Nordic-style larp does not use complicated conflict resolution systems, character build points, or experience levels. Instead it focuses on relationships, immersion, and story. Spell-casting mechanics and play techniques will be taught in workshops prior to the game, and each player will have access to a character coach, to help you flesh out the character concept you are given by the organizers. There are also no minimum costuming requirements. Everything you need to play will be provided.
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While not all details about the event (exact dates and location) can be released just yet, here is what we can tell interested players:

  • There will be at least one event running Thursday-Sunday in mid-June 2016.
  • Tickets will be available through our Kickstarter Campaign, which will launch in early-mid November 2015.
  • 80 tickets will be released at the start of the campaign; this is the minimum number of players to make the game work and the minimum level of funding to make the game happen.
  • As interest and funding permit, more tickets will be released up to a cap of 160 players in a single event. With additional interest and funding, we will run a second event on the following Thursday-Sunday in June 2016.
  • We anticipate the ticket price will be $375, same as the College of Wizardry larp in Poland, and is all-inclusive. The cost includes three nights dormitory lodging with linens, 9 buffet-style meals with vegetarian and other special dietary options, a robe and house tie to wear during the game, the design and operation of the game, all magical classes and curricula, a full-scale team of NPCs, scenographers, costume, lighting, sound, makeup, and choreography designers, and a school formal in a ballroom with music. You’ll need to supply your own wand.
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  • Our location has a castle-like feel (complete with mullion windows, archways and towers) yet has fully modern bathrooms, technology, and accommodates people with accessibility needs. You can get there easily by car, plane and rail.
  • The game will be organized and run by Learn Larp, LLC, an American game-design company with the assistance of Rollespilsfabrikken, the Danish company that produces College of Wizardry. The game provides a truly immersive Nordic-style larp experience in North America.
  • Nordic-style larp does not use complicated conflict resolution systems, character build points, or experience levels. Instead it focuses on relationships, immersion, and story. Spell-casting mechanics and play techniques will be taught in workshops prior to the game, and each player will have access to a character coach, to help you flesh out the character concept you are given by the organizers. There are also no minimum costuming requirements. Everything you need to play will be provided.
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A few days ago, Tina Degenhart posted about her experience in April at the College of Wizardry larp, which took place at Zamek Czocha, a castle in rural Poland, and was organized by the Danish larp company Rollespilsfabrikken and the Polish larp company Liveform. We agree with Tina that the Nordic mechanics-light immersive play style and the magical experience of being transported into a world of wizards and mythical creatures was profound. So profound in fact, that we felt we must bring the experience to North America. In June 2016, people will have the opportunity to attend New World Magischola™ a full-scale, high-production value immersive, Nordic-style larp that will run for four days and three nights in the mid-Atlantic United States.

Students of New World Magischola

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While not all details about the event (exact dates and location) can be released just yet, here is what we can tell interested players:

  • There will be at least one event running Thursday-Sunday in mid-June 2016.
  • Tickets will be available through our Kickstarter Campaign, which will launch in early-mid November 2015.
  • 80 tickets will be released at the start of the campaign; this is the minimum number of players to make the game work and the minimum level of funding to make the game happen.
  • As interest and funding permit, more tickets will be released up to a cap of 160 players in a single event. With additional interest and funding, we will run a second event on the following Thursday-Sunday in June 2016.
  • We anticipate the ticket price will be $375, same as the College of Wizardry larp in Poland, and is all-inclusive. The cost includes three nights dormitory lodging with linens, 9 buffet-style meals with vegetarian and other special dietary options, a robe and house tie to wear during the game, the design and operation of the game, all magical classes and curricula, a full-scale team of NPCs, scenographers, costume, lighting, sound, makeup, and choreography designers, and a school formal in a ballroom with music. You’ll need to supply your own wand.
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  • Our location has a castle-like feel (complete with mullion windows, archways and towers) yet has fully modern bathrooms, technology, and accommodates people with accessibility needs. You can get there easily by car, plane and rail.
  • The game will be organized and run by Learn Larp, LLC, an American game-design company with the assistance of Rollespilsfabrikken, the Danish company that produces College of Wizardry. The game provides a truly immersive Nordic-style larp experience in North America.
  • Nordic-style larp does not use complicated conflict resolution systems, character build points, or experience levels. Instead it focuses on relationships, immersion, and story. Spell-casting mechanics and play techniques will be taught in workshops prior to the game, and each player will have access to a character coach, to help you flesh out the character concept you are given by the organizers. There are also no minimum costuming requirements. Everything you need to play will be provided.
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While not all details about the event (exact dates and location) can be released just yet, here is what we can tell interested players:

  • There will be at least one event running Thursday-Sunday in mid-June 2016.
  • Tickets will be available through our Kickstarter Campaign, which will launch in early-mid November 2015.
  • 80 tickets will be released at the start of the campaign; this is the minimum number of players to make the game work and the minimum level of funding to make the game happen.
  • As interest and funding permit, more tickets will be released up to a cap of 160 players in a single event. With additional interest and funding, we will run a second event on the following Thursday-Sunday in June 2016.
  • We anticipate the ticket price will be $375, same as the College of Wizardry larp in Poland, and is all-inclusive. The cost includes three nights dormitory lodging with linens, 9 buffet-style meals with vegetarian and other special dietary options, a robe and house tie to wear during the game, the design and operation of the game, all magical classes and curricula, a full-scale team of NPCs, scenographers, costume, lighting, sound, makeup, and choreography designers, and a school formal in a ballroom with music. You’ll need to supply your own wand.

We’ve designed a new magical universe for North America that intertwines with actual colonial and indigenous history, people, and practices. In the game you can play a first-, second- or third-year student or a professor. You’ll be selected for one of five houses, each with its own traditions and founder (first-years will be drafted into a house as part of the game). You choose to follow one of five scholarly paths or majors: Cryptozoology, Healing, Artificery, Cursebreaking or the Path of the Marshall. You’ll take classes related to your major, and you can join a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities. You’ll live the life of a wizard in a magical world, with encounters with magical creatures, villains, and perhaps traitors in your midst.

 

Information about the world is being released weekly at our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nwmagischola and our Twitter feed www.twitter.com/nwmagiscola. If you’re interested in learning more or helping out, you can also join our Worldcrafter’s Brigade. A new world awaits …

Get Sorted Into a House!

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The Voyage North

Looking for your next adventure? Join us on The Voyage North. It's not Harry Potter, but it's freaking Magical...

  • Our location has a castle-like feel (complete with mullion windows, archways and towers) yet has fully modern bathrooms, technology, and accommodates people with accessibility needs. You can get there easily by car, plane and rail.
  • The game will be organized and run by Learn Larp, LLC, an American game-design company with the assistance of Rollespilsfabrikken, the Danish company that produces College of Wizardry. The game provides a truly immersive Nordic-style larp experience in North America.
  • Nordic-style larp does not use complicated conflict resolution systems, character build points, or experience levels. Instead it focuses on relationships, immersion, and story. Spell-casting mechanics and play techniques will be taught in workshops prior to the game, and each player will have access to a character coach, to help you flesh out the character concept you are given by the organizers. There are also no minimum costuming requirements. Everything you need to play will be provided.
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We’ve designed a new magical universe for North America that intertwines with actual colonial and indigenous history, people, and practices. In the game you can play a first-, second- or third-year student or a professor. You’ll be selected for one of five houses, each with its own traditions and founder (first-years will be drafted into a house as part of the game). You choose to follow one of five scholarly paths or majors: Cryptozoology, Healing, Artificery, Cursebreaking or the Path of the Marshall. You’ll take classes related to your major, and you can join a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities. You’ll live the life of a wizard in a magical world, with encounters with magical creatures, villains, and perhaps traitors in your midst.

Information about the world is being released weekly at our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nwmagischola and our Twitter feed www.twitter.com/nwmagiscola. If you’re interested in learning more or helping out, you can also join our Worldcrafter’s Brigade. A new world awaits …

 

Editor’s Note: Though comparisons are inevitable, because of wizards attending a school, this game has no relation to the world of Harry Potter.

Oct 22, 2015