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Non-fantasy LARP

Fantasy LARP seems to be the dominant genre in Croatia. For a whole lot of years it was the only LARP style available. A couple of years ago some vampires appeared (Camarilla LARP), although they seem to have gone underground recently (if you're an active Camarilla LARPer in Croatia, or know someone who is, please let me know).

Recently though some new initiatives have started: Fallout and Battlestar Galactica LARPs. Maybe they'll kick off a sci-fi LARP scene in Croatia once they get rolling. However that remains to be seen. I'm holding my fingers crossed. The future seems interesting...

Oh and I know it's completely unrelated but commenting on this blog is now open for everyone, so feel free to comment ;)


  1. I'd prefer some vanilla SF/apocalypse that does not depend on somebody's copyright. Primarily so the people would play a broader range of characters instead of having to be "setting appropriate"

    Unfortunately, we're only used to Fantasy mish-mash where Egyptian myths hang out with Nordic gods and samurai templars. Speculative fiction usually involves too much nitpicking for something as open

  2. Indeed, but I do believe Fallout has the potential to grow into something individual and not completely setting-appropriate. we ARE playing in Croatia. In Fallout world and terms, things are bound to be different here than in games, which always happen in USA.

    Someone's IP will usually draw in more people than something vanilla. It has more potential to bring new people in the world of LARP. A more generic sci-fi/postapocalyptic LARP is always a possibility in future, if there will be more people interested.

    Oh and... I'm reading my article again and I can't believe I failed to mention it. There's also a steampunk LARP in the making. First event should be this autumn. And yes, it's gonna be a generic steampunk setting.

    Does that look more interesting? ;)


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