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Larperati Podcast

Larperati Podcast

By Avalon larp studio
A podcast by Avalon larp studio where we talk to designers and theorists about larp.
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Larperati Podcast ep06

Larperati Podcast

Larperati Podcast ep06
Episode 6 of the Larperati Podcast, with special guest Hilda Levin, a Swedish larper living in Norway. Our main focus is her work on metareflection ( Other topics include immersion, and whether total immersion is totally a thing, aesthetics, and dramaturgy.  Martine delves deep into the process of metareflection, Simon provides a vague rambling reference to Jane Austen. We do Ludography now: Arvet efter det onda by Enhörningen, (today Eleria), Inside Hamlet by Participation Design Agency, The Android larps by Atropos, A nice evening with the family (2018) by Anders Hultman & Anna Westerling
March 30, 2021
Larperati Podcast ep05
Episode 5 of the Larperati Podcast, with Special guest Juhana Pettersson, a Finnish novelist and a larp and roleplaying game designer. Topics include game design, why stories are a plague on both your houses, and character creation based on situational comedy. Martine probes Bad Sex, Simon tells a vague rambling anecdote about narrative. We also discuss Juhana's new book (Indiegogo is here…rt-of-experience) and the forthcoming larp Redemption (
March 19, 2021
Larperati Podcast ep04
Episode 4 of the Larperati Podcast, with Special guest James Lórien MacDonald, a Finnish-Canadian stand-up comedian and performance artist, who has been working on the crossovers between larp, theatre, and performance for over a decade. Topics include clown, herd competence, design for performance and larp crossovers,what larpers can learn from actors and what it was like coming to KP for the first time. Martine asks the questions and talks about farcical larps, Simon tells a vague rambling anecdote about Punchdrunk and dissonance. We do Ludography now: Muovikuppi (The Plastic Cup) Juhana Pettersson, 2008
November 03, 2020
Larperati Podcast ep03
Episode 3 of the Larperati Podcast, with Special guest Nadja Lipsyc, Art-Research fellow at the Centre for Excellence in Film and Interactive Media Arts of the Norwegian Film School. Topics include Virtual Reality, Huntsville, larps made with film school aesthetics, Žižek and a Dido lyric. Martine aces presenter mode, Simon is on mute eating tortilla chips, but asks about “Storydiving”. We do Ludography now: Huntsville by Martin Nielsen,Grethe Sofie Bulterud Strand, and Ronja Lofstad, Animus by Chaos League, Together Forever by Karolina Soltys, Patrik Bálint, David Owen, and Lone Wolves Stick Together Produced by Avalon larp studio
June 11, 2020
Larperati Podcast ep02
The Larperati Podcast episode two. We talk about McMansion property investment, adventures in inclusive larp design, The Rocky Horror Show, and B-Movies. Martine talks about growing up in the Norwegian version of Tromaville; Simon talks about the past and swears quite a lot. Images referenced in this episode can be found at
May 28, 2020
Larperati Podcast ep01
The Larperati Podcast featuring guest Jonaya Kemper. We talk about robots briefly, then about larps with erotic content. Martine is shocked at Feeding Lucy's metatechniques; Simon drinks red wine out of a sippy cup because he is not trusted with a wine glass; Jonaya does free emotional labour. Sound problems this episode are caused by a background application on Simon's laptop apparently using 360% CPU (Z-Scaler we are looking at you)
May 13, 2020