FADER
METATECHNIQUES
THE MIXING DESK OF LARP
LARPWRITER SUMMER SCHOOL 2013
LINKS MARKED WITH YELLOW
WHAT IS A
METATECHNIQUE
A TECHNIQUE THAT GIVE MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT THE STORY eventS TO THE PLAYERS
THAN THEY GET THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF
THEI...
Communication in the LARP
between the PARTICIPANTS
WHEN THe SAME THING IS NOT COMMUNICATED
BETWEEN THEIR CHARACTERS
EXAMPLE
MONOLOUGE
PLAYERS COMMUNICATE WHAT
THEIR CHARACTERS ARE FEELING
ADDITIONAL events that don’t fit into
the time and space continuum of The larp
EXAMPLE
SCENE PLAY
PLAYING SCENES FROM OUTSIDE THE TIMEFRAME
SUCH AS A MEMORY OR A POSSIBLE FUTURE
METATECHNIQUES
STRENGTHEN THE DRAMA
OF THE LARP
HOW MUCH META
DO YOU WANT?
A LOT OR NOT!
When Our Destinies Meet
MINIMALISM WITH METATECHNIQUES
1943
Realistic 360° illusion
WHAT IS RELEVANT
FOR YOUR LARP?
INTRUSIVE OR DISCRETE
HUNTSVILLE
SCENEs PLAYED IN The OPEN
TILL DEATH DO US PART
SCENES PLAYED IN A BLACK BOX
DISCRETE TECHNIQUES
‣ NOT PAUSING THE LARP
‣ INVISIBLE
INTRUSIVE TECHNIQUES
‣ PAUSING THE EVENTS OF THE LARP FOR ALL PLAYE...
FADER MAX INTRUSIVE
+ Transparency
+ Ease of use
- No opt-OUT
- BREAKING THE illusion
FADER MIN DISCRETE
+ Opt-in
+ MAINTAING THE illusion
- Less transparency
- Where are the players?
?WHY META
+ DeepeN characters and relations
+ Changing mood and pacing
+ EXPANDING THE WORLD AND TIMEFRAME
+ MORE TOOLS FOR THE game...
Nordic larp Wiki / Mixing Desk of Larp
Nordic larp Wiki / Metatechnique
Nordiclarp.org
petterkarlsson.se
petter.karlsson@g...
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Slides from the fader-talk about meta-techniques & larp at he Larpwriter Summer School 2013 in the series for "The Mixing Desk of Larp".

Meta-techniques could be described as a techniques that give more information about the story events of the larp to the players than they get through the experiences of their characters.

http://larpschool.blogspot.com

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

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Larps and metatechniques - For the Mixing Desk of Larp - 2013

  1. 1. FADER METATECHNIQUES THE MIXING DESK OF LARP LARPWRITER SUMMER SCHOOL 2013 LINKS MARKED WITH YELLOW
  2. 2. WHAT IS A METATECHNIQUE
  3. 3. A TECHNIQUE THAT GIVE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STORY eventS TO THE PLAYERS THAN THEY GET THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF THEIR CHARACTERS
  4. 4. Communication in the LARP between the PARTICIPANTS WHEN THe SAME THING IS NOT COMMUNICATED BETWEEN THEIR CHARACTERS
  5. 5. EXAMPLE MONOLOUGE PLAYERS COMMUNICATE WHAT THEIR CHARACTERS ARE FEELING
  6. 6. ADDITIONAL events that don’t fit into the time and space continuum of The larp
  7. 7. EXAMPLE SCENE PLAY PLAYING SCENES FROM OUTSIDE THE TIMEFRAME SUCH AS A MEMORY OR A POSSIBLE FUTURE
  8. 8. METATECHNIQUES STRENGTHEN THE DRAMA OF THE LARP
  9. 9. HOW MUCH META DO YOU WANT?
  10. 10. A LOT OR NOT! When Our Destinies Meet MINIMALISM WITH METATECHNIQUES 1943 Realistic 360° illusion
  11. 11. WHAT IS RELEVANT FOR YOUR LARP?
  12. 12. INTRUSIVE OR DISCRETE HUNTSVILLE SCENEs PLAYED IN The OPEN TILL DEATH DO US PART SCENES PLAYED IN A BLACK BOX
  13. 13. DISCRETE TECHNIQUES ‣ NOT PAUSING THE LARP ‣ INVISIBLE INTRUSIVE TECHNIQUES ‣ PAUSING THE EVENTS OF THE LARP FOR ALL PLAYERS ‣ VISIBLE
  14. 14. FADER MAX INTRUSIVE + Transparency + Ease of use - No opt-OUT - BREAKING THE illusion
  15. 15. FADER MIN DISCRETE + Opt-in + MAINTAING THE illusion - Less transparency - Where are the players?
  16. 16. ?WHY META
  17. 17. + DeepeN characters and relations + Changing mood and pacing + EXPANDING THE WORLD AND TIMEFRAME + MORE TOOLS FOR THE gamemaster AND participants TO INFLUENCE THE LARP + Fun
  18. 18. Nordic larp Wiki / Mixing Desk of Larp Nordic larp Wiki / Metatechnique Nordiclarp.org petterkarlsson.se petter.karlsson@gmail.com Larpwriter Summer School 2013 Vilnius, Lithuania
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