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Wyrd Con 2012 Request for Proposals

Wyrd Con 2012: Tri Wyrd

Hi Everyone! Not sure if you’ve heard, but this year I am acting as the Panel and Education Coordinator for Wyrd Con 2012: Tri Wyrd. Tri Wyrd will take place on June 21st – 24th, 2012 at the Hilton Costa Mesa, in Costa Mesa, California (map). Currently, we are seeking event, panel, workshop and presentation […]

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Steampunk Symposium Recap

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of collaborating with Live Game Labs to run a weekend-long, pervasive LARP (Live Action Role Playing Game) called  The Magnificent Market of Marvelous, Curious, Miraculous Inventions, at Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium. Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium is a four day convention that included many forms of entertainment, […]

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WyrdCon: A Magical Mixture of LARP, ARG and Transmedia

WyrdCon Two Wyrd Conference

Yesterday I spoke on the Transmedia and Participatory Culture panel at WyrdCon Two Wyrd 2011 conference. Though I have been to dozens of conferences, this was my first time attending a conference dedicated to Live Action Roll Playing (LARP). Before this, I’ve had only limited exposure to LARPing, mostly just playing a bit of D&D […]

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The Relationship Between Participatory Culture and Transmedia Storytelling

Since I will be speaking on the Transmedia Storytelling and Participatory Culture panel at WyrdCon tomorrow – Saturday June 11, 2011 (4-6pm) – well, actually today by the time I hit “publish,” I have been thinking a lot about how LARPs and ARGs fit in with Transmedia storytelling. In best case scenarios, transmedia properties leave […]

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