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Jan 31, 2018

This Weeks Hosts: Liam, Ian and Sean

This week the party discuss the rather heavy topic of bringing social issues in to games.

Show Notes:

  • 00:50 The Lives in Crisis Larp
  • 01:30 Sacks of grain don't solve everything
  • 03:35 Invading other countries, even to help them, is wrong
  • 04:10 Voices from the past
  • 05:05 Educating the Players
  • 06:05 TV is not real
  • 07:15 Ian sounds really excited about bringing the Go Pro to the Larp (Ian forgot to bring the Go Pro to the Larp)
  • 09:15 The Oxfam Larp Kit stall that was at Gaelcon
  • 10:20 Charity stores are a nerds gold mine
  • 11:28 Sean hates having emotions
  • 12:00 The importance of telegraphing the issue
  • 12:50 The Referendum on the 8th Amendment
  • 13:15 Play/Test Galway
  • 13:36 Dr Larp I presume
  • 13:42 Feminism Nano Games
  • 14:45 Cat Tobin
  • 17:50 It's important not to lecture
  • 18:15 Surprising Players with Reality
  • 20:40 The subject of length
  • 21:00 Liam is a terrible communicator
  • 24:37 Rule #1 - Don't Judge
  • 26:40 This war of mine
  • 28:45 Liam expresses his enjoyment of sorrow
  • 30:00 What if someone isn't engaging?
  • 32:10 Intervention
  • 33:11 Dealing with game breakers
  • 34:23 People Liam doesn't want to talk to
  • 36:40 We could go on... but don't
  • 37:26 What's next for Lives in Crisis? ... There are other conventions