Welcome to the LARP Academia resource page.
The LARP Academia list has been created for academic discussion and networking within the US LARP hobby, regardless of genre or style. This list is open to those taking their first steps into the academic exploration of the LARP hobby to those who've been recognized as LARP academicians. Any manner of discussion is welcome on this list, be it on theory to rules design to organizing or running a LARP with the focus being an academic exploration of the topics brought up.
List members are asked to adhere to these guidelines:
- List members are to be from the US as this list is for discussion of the US LARP hobby by those who are participants of the hobby in the USA. Why? This communications medium will be operating on the general culture of US LARPs, thus it is a great benefit to have some common ground to base discussions on. There are plenty of forums available for discussion with our international counterparts and topics brought up through this forum can be posted to any of the other lists with international activity for outside opinion should such be desired by any individual.
- There is no set discussion leader. We are all leaders of the topics we start or that spin off of existing topics and as list members we are all participants in the discussions that take place. Some individuals may be more 'vocal' than others, and that is okay.
- Discussions on this list are to remain mature, civil and on topic. Discussions may stray from the original topic, but the key here is that conversations won't stray from the vision and list purpose. Likewise, criticism and opinions are welcome, provided they remain civil and are constructive.
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