Fixing life’s little troubles – kit for LARP emergencies

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Preparing for LARP

So picture the scene – you’re at an event and you go to sit down and you hear the terrible sound of fabric ripping itself apart; or as you buckle yourself into your kit you feel the strap in your hand pull away; or you roll over in the morning to find a pool of water in your tent from a hole that’s letting in the rain.

Such things can be an annoyance or total disaster when you’re out in a field for several days at a time, and can seriously impact your game or health if left as they are. And so I include below thoughts on ways to prevent a major kit disaster, or even minor discomforts, when you should turn to your trusty emergency repair kit.

But what should that kit include? Find out below …

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Ithronian Adventures # 206 – War

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Ithronian Adventures

War. War never changes. It brews in the shadows until it overcomes the unwilling with blood and sweat, mud and gore. It devours and ravages. It leaves no stone unturned in its lust for the living. And so war has come to Berwickshire, the elven kin war; and Berwickshire will meet it head on.

Our heroes gather at Boxley-on-Tye on the western edge of the Rowanwood with the rest of the Berwickshire muster gathered at the Thane’s command, to bring the steel of their resolve to bear against the dark elf warlord Ik Harrass and his allies.

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Ithronian Adventures #205 – The Blackest Market

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Ithronian Adventures

Information has come into the hands of the Guards that the Collector, having escaped the court’s justice through his glib tongue, will be back in his home continuing his unusual antics – and with the sudden disappearance of the particular friend of an adventurer, Red Kent has a warrant to deliver.

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Ithronian Adventures #204 – To Dragonbone Island

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Ithronian Adventures

With the fall of Middlesborne adventurers have been contacted by the ladies of the Tisa Valley Knitting Circle and summoned to the Hartness Docks. Boarding the Damned Plum under Captain Traegar and her crew, adventure awaited our heroes upon the high sea in the shadow of Dragonbone Island. Who could know what fate awaited them …

A huge shout out to the referees, organisers, props makers, monster crew and players who made Leeds Valley Fest ’17 what it was. Thank you all, without you the fest would not have come to be!

I cannot name all those who attended, and can only give the story from my perspective, but let me tell you a tale of the high seas and of monsters most foul.

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