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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Have you ever walked by a park only to find it full of people wearing strange costumes and acting out roles in a story? You might be surprised to know that those individuals are actually taking part in a Live Action Role Play (LARP) game, referred to as LARPing by avid players. Perhaps you've participated in LARPing, or maybe you've heard of it, but you didn't have the right costumes to join in. Read on!
LARPing involves many rules, and they are different for each game or scenario. Some people create their own alternate realities filled with characters who must abide by strict rules. One of those rules is usually making sure you have a costume that dictates what your role is within the game. You might find any number of variations, as far as costumes are concerned, from medieval costumes to magical.
An Art Form All Its Own
If you're thinking of designing your own LARPing game, you have a big job ahead of you! These games involve intricate scenes and a tremendous amount of planning from the person who puts them together. They require extensive research and complete understanding of every aspect of the game itself before play can begin. LARPing truly is an art form all its own, and those who create their own games should be applauded for their creativity and attention to detail.
If we've piqued your interest about LARPing, we'd invite you to check it out! Of course, you'll need costumes to ensure that you quickly become an authentic and valued player of the game. Check out our shop for everything you'll need!