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LARPing Saved My Life

In this episode of "Profiles by VICE" we meet Jon Gallagher, a LARPer with Asperger's syndrome who says live action role-playing has helped him make friends, learn social skills, and get a job.

by VICE Staff
08 October 2015, 5:00am

LARPing (or live action role-playing) is a genre of game in which people create characters and act out storylines within fictional worlds, in real time, sometimes in costume.

In this episode of Profiles by VICE, we go LARPing and meet Jon Gallagher, a LARPer with Asperger's syndrome who says that LARPing has helped him make friends, learn social skills, and get a job.