Posts Tagged ‘LARP’

Dubai, April 20, 2012 — The first ever Middle East Film & Comic Con  opened its doors to hordes of popular culture lovers at the Dubai International Marine Club, April 20, 2012. The festival gave fans a chance to meet acclaimed celebrities and artists as well as dress up as their favourite comic or movie character.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)


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I spent some more time with the Belleville LARPers tonight and pushed myself to come up with different ways to communicate this unique past-time. Here is a sampling of tonight’s get-together.




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I have recently embarked on a documentary focusing on Vampire: The Masquerade live action role-players in the Belleville area. Vampire: The Masquerade is based on vampires in a modern Gothic-Punk world.

In general, live action role-playing games involve participants who physically act out their characters’ actions. LARP may involve a varying degree of costumes, acting, props, genre, etc.

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Toreador clan’s ball. It was interesting to see all the characters dressed in period pieces and interacting.


BELLEVILLE, ON. November 14, 2008 – A live action role-player wears stickers denoting what his costume looks like at the Toreador Ball.

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