AFK On Air, EP 7 – LARPing

AFK On Air, EP 7 – LARPing

“If you hear clanking that’s my boob armor.”

Diving deeper into the world of gaming after last episode’s discussion of “Old School Gaming” (a.k.a. board games and tabletop role playing games), now AfkOnAir bravely ventures into the realm of Live Action Role Play, with resident expert (and cohost) Michele Reznick. What exactly IS L.A.R.P.? What kinds of games, characters, and rules govern the varied world of LARPing? And can a relationship between a LARPer and non-LARPer survive? And what on earth (or Middle Earth) is….LARP sex?!

“They’re the burning sword of internet karma.”

New Segment this week: Top Five! Discussions of Benedict Cumberbatch and Sherlock Season 3, The Indiana Jones journal mystery solved, Cosplay interview scandals, hacker supergroup Anonymous taking on the Westboro Baptist Church, and….bluetooth gloves that let you make calls by making the phone sign with your hands.

Last but not least, or Fan Girl Flail this week: Apocalypse Cool: Why are we so in love with our bloody end?

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TECHNICAL NOTE: Recording live video and audio is fun. And a challenge! You’ll notice a second take around four minutes in to this episode.  While I’m constantly striving to improve the live experience, technical hiccups are kind of interesting and always humanizing, so I left this in during the edit.  – DHP

Thanks for listening.

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