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Maelstrom LARP 2.5
Maelstrom LARP 2.5

Maelstrom LARP 2.5, a one-day live-action roleplaying (LARP) event, took place on 15 July 2017. Once again, our local live-action gamers ventured into the lush green environment of Sungai Chongkak Park and Resort in Hulu Langat. This time, the stalwart survivors who inhabited the island of Refuge were overwhelmed by a barbarian incursion!   Maelstrom LARP 2.5: Incursion The LARP had at least thirty participants, player characters (PCs) and non-player characters (NPCs)…

Preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5
Preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5

I started this blog last year by blogging about the local Live-Action Roleplaying (LARP) event, Maelstrom II. Now the time has time for the next chapter. That’s why a group of enthusiastic live-action gamers, including myself, spent last weekend preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5.   Maelstrom is Malaysia’s own ongoing outdoors fantasy LARP. Last November, I covered Maelstrom II, in which over 20 participants gathered at Sungai Chongkak Park and…

Dec 2016 | KotakCon 2016 at Publika
Dec 2016 | KotakCon 2016 at Publika

What: KotakCon 2016 When: Monday-Tuesday 26-27 December 2016 Where: Publika Shopping Gallery Who: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre   Hurrah for KotakCon 2016! Just after Christmas, All Aboard Game Cafe came together with local gaming groups, artists, game creators and vendors to put on the biggest tabletop convention of the year. KotakCon 2016 ran for two days – including the public holiday after Christmas – and featured some of the…

Maelstrom LARP Combat
Maelstrom LARP Combat

What’s it like to be in the thick of LARP combat? Last month, I had a chance to find out at the Maelstrom II: Refuge event.   The Rules Behind Maelstrom In the Maelstrom LARP system, based on the Dutch Vortex LARP rules, a single strike from a foam weapon inflicts 1 hit point of damage. Most characters can survive 3 hits, but leveling up and wearing armor can increase that total….

Maelstrom LARP: Doom Comes to Refuge
Maelstrom LARP: Doom Comes to Refuge

Maelstrom II: Refuge, the latest in a series of ongoing fantasy live-action roleplaying (LARP) events, kicked off on 26 November. I was glad to be on hand as one of the non-player characters (NPCs) participating in the game. Gamers from the local LARP scene suited up in costume and joined in the epic tale of survival and adventure.   Into Maelstrom II: Refuge The Sungai Chongkak Park and Resort, Hulu Langat…

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