Quit My LarpI love to LARP, but most recently I quit a very good game because there was a serious issue with the pla
A couple months ago I rented a car to go to a LARP that I loved. I was never interested in playing a main character, because I enjoyed being the antagonist much more. So I was almost always on "monster squad", or I would have the freedom to play a non-threatening NPC in a short story line. This creative freedom really allowed my sister and I to make excellent stories and interesting inter-actions with the main pla
The first two times I went to this LARP was wonderful. My sister and I hammed up or viciously attacked at every opportunity. The main pla
I will never forget the lengths my sister and I went to dress up like two fortune tellers who would tell someone their fortune and give the person gold. This was almost like a "freebie", a rare treat for pla
They completely ignored us. We weren't dressed as monsters, so they didn't bother to try and attack us. They were chatting with other people and drinking punch. One of the newer pla
After trying to engage our lethargic audience, my sister and I gave up. We had a plot idea to predict danger in someone's future and to have a particularly strong monster appear later in the game, honing into the individual, but no one cared.
When I got back to "monster ba
So I quit. I am not going to dress up and bust my *** to be ignored. It was very hard work spending three days interacting with large groups of people who didn't appreciate us. I'm sorry I spent so much time coming up with plot lines and pouring money into costumes.
KayKai 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 Aug 2, 2012