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Freaks and Geeks S01E18: Discos and Dragons

“A television show about two unique groups of teenagers dealing with life in high school during the 80’s.” (from imdb) In one of the last episodes of this too-soon canceled series, charismatic burn-out Daniel ends up playing Dungeons and Dragons … Continue reading

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Community S02E14: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons

The show as a whole: “A smarmy lawyer, whose education is deemed void by the bar, is forced to attend a local community college with an extremely eclectic staff and student body.” The episode: “The study group plays Dungeons & … Continue reading

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Huge S01E03: Live Action Role Play

“Funny, heartbreaking and provocative, Huge follows the lives of seven teens and the staff at a weight-loss camp, as they look beneath the surface to discover their true selves and the truth about each other.” (synopsis from imdb.com) In the … Continue reading

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Incentives as tools of larp dramaturgy, Eirik Fatland

An easily read, clearly thought out article from a Norwegian perspective on how larp gameplay functions, and how a designer might predict and influence the events of the players. Appeared in Dissecting Larp in 2005.

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