larp

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LARP

(lɑːp)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a type of role-playing game in which each participant assumes a particular character and acts out various scenarios at events which last for a predetermined time
vb
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (intr) to participate in such an event
[C20: from l(ive) a(ction) r(ole-)p(laying)]
ˈLARPer n
ˈLARPing n

larp

- The secretion from eucalyptus.
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It's not fun, its not silly, it has nothing to do with being a futuristic cowboy LARPer.
This month Canadian civil society leaders sent Prime Minister Stephen 1 larper a set of recommendations on the role that Canada should play to advance the objective of a nuclear weapons-free world.
He doesn't understand that there is often a big difference between, say, a hard-core LARPer and a casual-to-moderate online gamer; for the former, the activity represents something deeply important, while for the latter it's simply a hobby, not particularly different from the regular diet of SportsCenter once a day and a few football or basketball games per week that many sports fans subsist on.
I did larping in the forest for 10 days with a Master Larper from Sweden who was paid by his Government to encourage this form of art.
As immersive as that may be for LARPers (that's live action roleplayers, for the uninitiated), nothing breaks the fourth wall quicker than asking for cutlery, or to view the vegan options.
In an interview with two experienced WoWand D&D players and larpers, 25-year-old Mathias and Samuel, they started off by discussing literary fantasy but seamlessly moved on to discuss the remediation of already established fantasy universes.
While News Corp, Disney, and company are masters at legitimation, they need as much help at creation as do bloggers, fan producers, folks with Tumblrs, knitters, LARPers, and X-Acto knife-wielders.
My own mental musings on this topic have been bolstered by a new book, Larpers and Shroomers: the Language Report, by Susie Dent, writer and language expert on the television quiz Countdown.
Chav is named buzzword of the year by writer on language Susie Dent, of the television show Countdown, in her new book Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report.
This year's buzz word is chav,according to her book Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report.
The Oxford University Press book Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report includes a list of buzzwords of the year from the start of the 20th century.
As well as being used in songs and everyday language, the word has been included in Larpers and Shroomers, by Countdown's Susie Dent - a book tracking language trends over the past 100 years.