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Warrior Women of the Viking Reenactment Scene, in Photos

At Vinter, a Norwegian historical reenactment training weekend, female fighters hone their swordsmanship and stand toe to toe with men.
Matteo Congregalli
3.1.18
MegaGames

How I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse Only To Wind Up In Federal Prison

'Urban Nightmare: State of Chaos,' a combination of LARP and board game, was played across five different countries with hundreds of players.
John Brindle
11.7.17
Tabletop Games

The Intrigue Of Massive Scale MegaGames

MegaGames are large-scale board games, with all the drama and intrigue you can imagine.
Derek Shuck
2.4.17
Photo

We Asked War Reenactors Why

"I don't like living in a concrete building, so this is ideal for me. This is home."
Chris Bethell
10.17.16
Larping

I Taught Divination at a Real-Life Wizard School

The blockbuster LARP New World Magischola offers hundreds of players the chance to live out their wizarding fantasies (and teaches the power of consensual play).
Alex Roberts
8.31.16
Gaming

​I Taught Divination at a Real-Life Wizard School

The blockbuster LARP New World Magischola offers hundreds of players the chance to live out their wizarding fantasies (and teaches the power of consensual play).
Alex Roberts
8.31.16
Culture

'I've Seen Women Kill Gods': Meet the Ladies Who LARP

LARPING, or live action role-playing, is more closely associated with socially awkward men in badly made cloaks. But female players say that it's also becoming a platform for women to shine, latex weaponry and all.
Stevie Martin
3.16.16
Stuff

How LARPing Helped One Man Deal with His Autism

In this excerpt from VICE's new film "LARPing Saved My Life," we learn about the mental health benefits of live-action roleplaying.
VICE Staff
10.7.15
News

At This Danish School, LARPing Is the Future of Education

It's education through live-action RPGs, and it's spreading.
Mike Pearl
10.7.15
PROFILES BY VICE

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.
VICE Staff
10.7.15
Stuff

How LARPing Grew from an Odd Hobby to an International Phenomenon

Beyond the stereotypes, live action role-playing is a vibrant scene that draws inspiration from tabletop games, drama, and performance art.
Dan Duray
10.7.15
Photo

Falling in Love While LARPing

Why would one choose to be a servant in an old pub if you can be a king or a knight? In these conditions it's a chance to test out different social skills.
Grey Hutton
5.29.15
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