From the North Pole, with Love (Part 1)
I’ve had a tradition for over a decade now of running a xmas-themed D&D game. I’ve decided to morph that tradition (and include a lot more players) into a parlor LARP. I’ll be posting the intro material here, and after the event, all the other secret stuff.
🎅🎅🎅 INTRO 🎅🎅🎅
Throughout the year, the elves toil away making toys and amazon gift cards in Santa’s workshop. During this time, they experience continuous joy. This joy is part of the magic of the workshop, commissioned by Santa after he got his MBA. This magic is so overwhelming that the personalities and the memories of the elves are suppressed, all in the name of productivity.
However, each year the elves are given a brief respite for but a few hours. The elves remember that they each belong to a secret society, hellbent on a goal. Some of the societies seek to maintain the status quo, and others want to bring it all burning down. Centuries have passed with this cycle seeming to never end. Is tonight the night that you finally succeed?
🎅🎅🎅 OVERVIEW 🎅🎅🎅
You’re invited to come to Scott and Jesse’s place for some gaming, food and drinks. You’ll want an elf costume and a gift for the exchange. Please RSVP by 11/21/2015.
🎅🎅🎅 GAME BASICS 🎅🎅🎅
The evening will start with the LARP at ~6pm, and run for ~2 hours. You will receive your character packet when you arrive. I’ll be sending out something later to try and tailor the packet assignments.
You will want to wear an elf costume. The quality/absurdity/extent of your costume will determine your hit points.
Show up in blue jeans, and we lend you an elf hat = 2 hit points
You make an effort = 4 hit points
My costume is balls deep on this elf thing. – 6 hit points
There’s no boffers involved in the LARP, and the mechanics will be dirt simple.
🎅🎅🎅 GIFT EXCHANGE 🎅🎅🎅
There will be a white elephant gift exchange following the game, with the pick order determined by success in the game.
Please bring a wrapped/bagged gift. You may bring something useless, but humorous. If you like, you may bring something geeky and valuable instead to incite a bloodbath of theft and nerd tears.