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Roleplaying Live Action


Live action roleplaying (a term often shortened into LARP or LRP) is a form of roleplaying where the participants do not merely verbally describe their actions, but actually carry them out (or pretend to do so). Several different forms of live gaming have developed independently of each other, and the games can range from quite physical 'live combat' experiences to elaborate 'free form' plots, where the games consist of discussions, plotting and emotional immersion.








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Live Action Roleplaying Association (LARPA)* - A non-profit organization promoting live action roleplaying (LARP) around the globe. Provides news, membership information, and events.

  • UK Events Diary - Live Action meets in the UK.
  • WebRing: uklrp - List of interlinking sites making up the "UK live action Live Action Roleplaying Webring".
  • Larp Links - Links to sites on costumes, make-up, weapons and ideas.
  • WebRing: lrpring - Member list for "LRPring", a webring for all genres and roleplaying locations of LARPs.
  • Shade LARP List - Links to groups around the world, sorted by roleplaying geography and roleplaying gameworld.
  • Larp.com - A collection of links to established Live Action roleplaying Roleplaying games live action around the world.
  • Larpa-gen - The General Discussion and announcement list for LARPA.
  • Eldelphia - Resource site for role-players. Contains information on costumes, clubs, archaeology, roleplaying Celtic culture, graphics, Norse and Anglo Saxon cultures, mythology, and roleplaying with photos.
  • Starting a Live Role-Playing Game - Article by Alan De Smet giving advice form roleplaying his personal experience of begin involved with live roleplaying role-playing.
  • Enigma - Notes on game design and a list of games past, games present and future run by the UCLA Science Fiction, Fantasy games and Gaming Club.
  • LarpWeb - Resources and information including a glossary and event listings.
  • Advice for LARPers - Information on how to organize and run LARP roleplaying troupes and suggestions on costuming and creating a roleplaying character within a LARP.
  • YAGANet: Youth Adult Gaming Association - Home of two groups located north of Seattle, Washington. One group, Pathways, is futuristic, while the other, Scions, is medieval; both games are original content.
  • Legion of Dreams Live Roleplay - Group running multi-genre games including fantasy, 1920s, vampire and sci-fi live action themes. Contains game information, pictures, forums, and event history.
  • LARPLand - Directory of player organizations.
  • LARP Medway - Organizes events for multiple themes in Fort Amherst, Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada.


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