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Big LARP season starts... now

The big LARP season in Croatia is typically opened with a four-day Jaska LARP by Ognjeni Mač, and so it will be this year as well. Jaska 10 starts today.

Two photos from last year's Jaska 8
Situated in Gornja Kupčina location, the story for this year appears to be grim, as usual. There's a "shade" questline that has been started some time ago by our organizers, and developed across the Ognjeni Mač short LARPs. Not just Maksimir LARPs, but also Sljeme LARP two weeks ago and last week's feast at Robert's place.

The feast was organized in a very similar fashion to my Terra Nova intro feast - single-day event, people brought only drinks, and the food was covered by the people who were otherwise celebrating. It was barbecue, and it was really nicely done. Apart from the good food and drink, the feast presented some action (these things never seem to go peaceful), large area of play (whole house with back and front yards - which was under-utilized by players), some new players, very good roleplay (it did start somewhat slow and awkward, but people relaxed soon, and from then on it just started flowing), and great efforts from our bards (both PC and NPC ones) to amuse people. Unfortunately, I don't have any photos - seems to be the only thing that was missing - but it was a great short event.

Preparing the people for what starts today.

And there's more coming after Jaska. Terra Nova is in two weeks, and two weeks after that there's Utvrda Svjetlosti 2012 LARP.

In short, next month will be glorious.

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