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  1. venta
    venta December 28, 2012 at 9:20 pm |

    Cannes Do 🙂

    I’m not entirely sure what the difference is between freeform and your game, and have never larped on any non-rubber-sword context. I’d love to find out if you need players 🙂

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    1. undying-admin
      undying-admin December 28, 2012 at 9:41 pm |

      Cannes Do 🙂

      Ooh, that’s gruesome even by my standards…

      I’m not entirely sure what the difference is between freeform and your game

      Mm, I should probably have done that post first, except I’m still trying to think how some bits of it should go. (Without offending anyone 😉

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  2. huggyrei
    huggyrei December 28, 2012 at 11:03 pm |

    I’m also curious about your game! H and I have written and played in a number of freeforms, and they cover quite a wide variety of styles and formats (campaigns, one-offs, pre-set charaters, writing your own, heavy or light mechanics, horde games, semi-horde games, entirely intra-personal plots, external events, some scripted outcomes, some not…).

    I’m actually not certain what the definitions/distinctions are; I’ve seen a few groups who insist that their format is the correct one and that other things are not freeforms.

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    1. undying-admin
      undying-admin December 28, 2012 at 11:17 pm |

      Mm, it’s a problem that people have a natural tendency to want to control the terminology for their own kind of thing.

      And of course it’s systematically different in other countries, too: eg in the US, the term ‘freeform’ isn’t used at all afaik, they’re mostly called ‘theatre-style larps’.

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