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LARP (Live Action Role Playing)

Live Action Role Playing, or acting out characters in a fantasy world in real time as if you were those characters in their life, was a far away concept to me before recently. I imagined people dressing up as wizards or using foam swords to hit each other. Recently I tried a couple of LARPs…

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Running a Role Playing Game

I have always loved storytelling. So it made sense to me when I fell in love with role playing games when I first joined a group with a couple of friends playing Pathfinder (by Paizo). For those who aren’t familiar, role playing games are games where you tell a collective story with other players in…

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ACEN: Anime Central

**Originally posted May of 2016. I’m re-posting as ACEN is coming up in May and this didn’t make it over when we re-did the site! Every year I’ve gone to ACEN, my favorite part is to watch all of the cool cosplays. If you have a cosplay you want to wear or if you like…

Gaymer X

GaymerX: LGBTQIA Convention

A couple of months ago, I went to GaymerX in Santa Clara, California to experience what it would be like to go to a quiltbag** convention. While Chicago offers many events for queer nerds, such as the Welcoming Community, I haven’t yet found a queer convention near Chicago. GaymerX was such a delight to attend…