An examination of living through enjoyment: Live-action role-play

Amanda Odom

Abstract


Many in the gaming community argue that video gaming has enhanced the RPG experience, allowing for ever more immersive experiences for players. The live-action aspects of LARPing anticipated the movement toward virtual play that video games have worked to create.

Keywords


LARP; Role-playing

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2009.089

License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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