Kai Poh, games journalist and co-runner (with his partner Elisha) of the Role Over Play Dead blog, chats with Alex about tabletop and live-action gaming in Malaysia.
Researcher, educator, writer, and President of LearnLarp LLC, Maury Brown joins Alex to talk safety, empowerment, and empathy in live-action play. If you’ve been curious about New World Magischola, come hear Maury describe the larp that’s not about being a wizard, but “becoming the kind of wizard you want to be.”
Professional organizer Ben “Books” Schwartz talks larping with kids, larping with different traditions, and larping when it’s your actual job.
What role can Larp play in education across the lifespan? Can it help us develop responsible, reciprocal relationships with our land, waters, and communities? Gabriel de los Angeles joins us to discuss his work integrating role-playing into STEAM education.
Experience designer, broadcaster and author Johnna Koljonen joins us to talk about the difference between role-play and character play, between feeling safe and being safe, and between design and tradition.