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The modern nerd's guide to LARPing

Author: Mike Sciandra
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
Series: Geek out.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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LARPing, or live-action role playing, is one of the hottest hobbies today. Its devoted participants develop detailed characters, inventing names and personalities, as well as costumes and props. The improvisational nature and opportunity for creativity at LARP events makes for a new experience every time. Readers will dive headfirst into this fascinating pastime, guided by experienced LARPer and writer Michael  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Sciandra
ISBN: 9781538212097 1538212099 9781538212103 1538212102 9781538212110 1538212110
OCLC Number: 1004761545
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Heard of it? --
The story of LARP --
What theme interests you? --
Choosing your LARP --
Time to study! --
Creating a character --
Choose a race --
Props --
Staying in character --
Let the larping begin! --
Glossary.
Series Title: Geek out.
Responsibility: by Michael E. Sciandra.

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LARPing, or live-action role playing, is one of the hottest hobbies today. Its devoted participants develop detailed characters, inventing names and personalities, as well as costumes and props. The improvisational nature and opportunity for creativity at LARP events makes for a new experience every time. Readers will dive headfirst into this fascinating pastime, guided by experienced LARPer and writer Michael Sciandra through the ins and outs of participation. Age-appropriate engaging text and full-color photography from actual LARPers brings readers into this whole new exciting world.

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