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Behind the Scenes: Maelstrom LARP
Behind the Scenes: Maelstrom LARP

Maelstrom II, Malaysia’s first and foremost boffer LARP event, is just around the corner (26-27 November 2016). As a member of the Maelstrom NPC (non-player character) crew, I joined the pre-game briefing today.   Behind the Scenes Behind the scenes of every successful LARP, there are long and in-depth planning sessions. Here, where we work out how to connect game events with the players’ various missions and goals. Under the direction…

Maelstrom LARP: Live-Action Roleplaying in Malaysia!
Maelstrom LARP: Live-Action Roleplaying in Malaysia!

Maelstrom, Malaysia’s First Fantasy Live-Action Roleplaying (LARP) Event, is ending its first year with a bang! On 26-27 November, Malaysia’s live-action roleplayers will gather at the Sungai Chongkak Park & Resort in Hulu Langat for Maelstrom II: Refuge. In this weekend-long event, gamers will play the role of mighty warriors and cunning wizards fighting to survive in a shattered magical world. And they’ll do it dressed in style.   LARP, the Lowdown For…

Aug 2016 | Roll for Initiative! at All Aboard Publika Station
Aug 2016 | Roll for Initiative! at All Aboard Publika Station

What: Roll for Initiative! When: Sunday 21 August 2016 Where: All Aboard Publika Station, Publika Mall Who: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre     Ready, Coffee, Go! Roll For Initiative! The tantalising scents of premium coffee wafted up through the main hall of Publika Mall on this fine day in August. The coffee promotion that was sure to draw the crowds, so the local RPG community arranged a series of game…

April 2016 | Beta-Con 1.0 at KDU University College
April 2016 | Beta-Con 1.0 at KDU University College

What: Beta-Con 1.0 When: Saturday-Sunday 23-24 April 2016 Where: KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus Who: KDU University     KDU University College held Beta-Con 1.0 to promote tabletop gaming and showcase the talents of its game design students. Each team had to create a board game or card game and demonstrate it at the convention in order to get feedback from the public. A Very Public Beta Test Although attendance was…

March 2016 | RPG Demos at Geek Con Malaysia
March 2016 | RPG Demos at Geek Con Malaysia

What: Geek Con Malaysia When: Saturday-Sunday 19-20 March 2016 Where: KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus Who: Geek Convention     Geek Con Malaysia was loud, bustling and full of geekdom. This event at KDU University College in Utropolis Glenmarie managed to pack a whole lot of comics fans, merchandise stalls, artists and cosplayers into a single hall. On one hand, I thought the noise, especially during stage events, was overwhelming. On…

Jan 2016 | Game Mana?! at Pesta Selangor
Jan 2016 | Game Mana?! at Pesta Selangor

What: Game Mana?! When: Saturday-Sunday 16-17 January 2016 Where: One Utama Shopping Centre, Bandar Utama Who: All Aboard Community Gaming Centre   On a weekend in January 2016, the local RPG community teamed up with All Aboard Community Gaming Centre for Game Mana. The event introduced tabletop games to the public at the popular One Utama mall, the largest shopping mall in Malaysia. This was part of the Pesta Selangor fair, which featured…

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