0
FADER #7META-TECHNIQUES
WHAT IS AMETA-TECHNIQUE?
Communication in the game - between the playersand not the charactersoradditional story that doesn’t fit in to the gametime...
WE WILL FOCUS ONDRAMATIC GAME MECHANICSDRAMACHANICS
DRAMACHANICS ARETECHNIQUES TO STRENGTHENTHE DRAMA OF THE LARP
SO COULD PLAYING MAGICBE A META TECHNIQUE?YES, BUT WE WILL NOWFOCUS ON DRAMACHANICS
HOW MUCH METADO YOU WANT?
A LOT OR NOT!When Our Destinies Meet               1942Black box with lots of dramachanics   Realistic 360° illusion
ASK YOURSELF WHAT ISRELEVANTFOR YOUR GAME?
INTRUSIVE OR DISCRETENew Voices in Art                 SkymningslandMonologues played in open space   Black box scenes in ...
INTRUSIVE TECHNIQUESClear breaks of 360° in public / in your faceDISCRETE TECHNIQUESUses closed space / not in your face
FADER MAX INTRUSIVE+ Transparency+ Ease of use- No opt-in- Breaking the game & 360° illusion in public
FADER MIN DISCRETE+ Opt-in+ Not breaking the game or the 360° illusion- Less transparency- Where are the players?
?WHY META
+ Deeper characters and relations+ Changing mood and pacing+ Better game handling for gamemaster & participants+ Fun
http://petterkarlsson.sepetter.karlsson@gmail.comLarpwriter Summer School 2012Vilnius, Lithuania
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Meta-techniques and dramachanics in larp

2,327

Published on

Slides from the fader-talk about meta-techniques & dramachanics at he Larpwriter Summer School 2012 in the series for "The Mixing Desk of Larp".

Meta-techniques could be described as communication in a larp - between the players and not the characters.

Dramachanics are short for dramatic game mechanics and are meta-techniques used to increase the drama of a larp.

http://larpschool.blogspot.com

2012-07-13
http://petterkarlsson.se

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,327
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Meta-techniques and dramachanics in larp"

  1. 1. FADER #7META-TECHNIQUES
  2. 2. WHAT IS AMETA-TECHNIQUE?
  3. 3. Communication in the game - between the playersand not the charactersoradditional story that doesn’t fit in to the gametime and space continuum
  4. 4. WE WILL FOCUS ONDRAMATIC GAME MECHANICSDRAMACHANICS
  5. 5. DRAMACHANICS ARETECHNIQUES TO STRENGTHENTHE DRAMA OF THE LARP
  6. 6. SO COULD PLAYING MAGICBE A META TECHNIQUE?YES, BUT WE WILL NOWFOCUS ON DRAMACHANICS
  7. 7. HOW MUCH METADO YOU WANT?
  8. 8. A LOT OR NOT!When Our Destinies Meet 1942Black box with lots of dramachanics Realistic 360° illusion
  9. 9. ASK YOURSELF WHAT ISRELEVANTFOR YOUR GAME?
  10. 10. INTRUSIVE OR DISCRETENew Voices in Art SkymningslandMonologues played in open space Black box scenes in closed space
  11. 11. INTRUSIVE TECHNIQUESClear breaks of 360° in public / in your faceDISCRETE TECHNIQUESUses closed space / not in your face
  12. 12. FADER MAX INTRUSIVE+ Transparency+ Ease of use- No opt-in- Breaking the game & 360° illusion in public
  13. 13. FADER MIN DISCRETE+ Opt-in+ Not breaking the game or the 360° illusion- Less transparency- Where are the players?
  14. 14. ?WHY META
  15. 15. + Deeper characters and relations+ Changing mood and pacing+ Better game handling for gamemaster & participants+ Fun
  16. 16. http://petterkarlsson.sepetter.karlsson@gmail.comLarpwriter Summer School 2012Vilnius, Lithuania
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×