Leaving Mundania: Inside the Transformative World of Live Action Role-Playing Games PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Lizzie Stark

Leaving Mundania: Inside the Transformative World of Live Action Role-Playing Games

Chicago Review Press
Publication date: May 2012
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Exposing a subculture only beginning to enter the imagination of mainstream America, this is the story of live action role-playing (LARP) games. A hybrid of gamessuch as Dungeons & Dragons, historical reenactment, fandom, and good old-fashioned pretendLARP games are thriving and this book explores its multifaceted culture and , related phenomenonincluding the Society for Creative Anachronism, a medieval reenactment group that boasts more than 32,000 members. The history of LARP is detailed and is shown to have arisen from the pageantry of Tudor England and is currently being used as a training tool for the U.S. military. Along the way, the author duels foes with foam-padded weapons, lets the great elder god Cthulhu destroy her parents' beach house, and endures an existential awakening in the high-art LARP scene of Scandinavia.
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Leaving Mundania: Inside the Transformative World of Live Action Role-Playing Games PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Lizzie Stark
Chicago Review Press, May 2012
ISBN: 9781613740651
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Chicago Review Press, May 2012
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