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How We Became Roleplayers
How We Became Roleplayers

I recently had a chance to talk about the local RPG scene in an interview with CJ Leung for his YouTube channel, Don’t Stop Thinking. As I explained, Malaysian roleplayers are into a lot of RPGs: Dungeons & Dragons, Vampire: the Masquerade, Call of Cthulhu,…

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…

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 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…

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…

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