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Recent news in Croatian larp...

Sorry for no review of the last weekend - I missed both last weekend's Maksimir 61 and Eurosteamcon - Croatian Blimp due to being sick. Regarding that, I've kept to really low-intensity physical activity, going to see some doctors today, hopefully I'll get better in time for Tragači Zore this Saturday...

But anyway, back to the topic. This weekend's Maksimir 61 and Eurosteamcon: Croatian Blimp. Since I wasn't there, I can only mention some second-hand accounts.

From what's available online, people quite liked Maksimir 61 and what happened there. Reactions were very positive, in general. Croatian Blimp was a mini-convention with a few Steampunk drinks, some 20-30 people of which plenty were costumed. Unfortunately, I don't have photos of either - but here's a video of last year's Maksimir 50 (which was also kind of an intro to Jaska 9):

A backstory is being developed for the next Steampunk larp Para pokreće svijet: Vrste in April next year. Looks like a couple of us made a quasi-World War 1 come early in game's timeline (steampunk, alternate 1900.), so that should be interesting. Para pokreće svijet will also be presented on recently-announced RiKon, a Sci-Fi convention in the city of Rijeka - which will unfortunately happen at the same time as Jaska 11.

Anyway, this Saturday starts the most anticipated upcoming larp in Croatia - Tragači zore. Location of the larp is still not confirmed, although rumors say it might be in Lubena, on the usual Majčin Gaj larp terrain. Early weather forecast says it might be rather warm (for October, that means damn cold for usual summer standards) and no heavy rain (though light rain is likely). So far it looks promising. And it's a long weekend here - Oct 8th is the Independence Day in Croatia.

As a reminder to everyone going to Chronicles of Demgard: Secrets of Hartwigstein on Oct 19-21, sign-ups end this Friday so be sure to send your character. (Yes, I'll send mine soon too...)


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