Upcoming larps in Wellington

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As of 2 April 2021

A list of all Wellington events can be found here: http://nzlarps.org/wellington

April 24, 2021
Contagion 4: Consciousness

The White Plague is here.

Time is fractured.

Death no longer has meaning.

And finally, we understand everything.

Contagion 4: Consciousness is the fourth episode of a five-episode fantasy/horror campaign. Returning players, new players, and crew are all welcome. Due to player actions in the previous game, all returning players in game 4 have access to information about the game universe that was previously hidden. This will be sent out along with your character sheet updates (please allow up to a week after signing up for this to arrive).

Any questions can be posted in the campaign Facebook group or sent to contagioncampaign@gmail.com.

3:00pm - 10:00pm. Petone Community House, 6 Britannia St, Petone. Players $35, crew $20. Tickets

May 8, 2021
Scandal & Society 2: A Very Respectable Birthday / A Ball at Prescott Hall

The much-delayed second event of Scandal & Society . As with event 1, this will be in two parts: an afternoon tea with socialising - a celebration of the ???th birthday of Mrs Prudence Linfield, the oldest member of the community - and an evening event with dancing, first society ball given by the Vaughan family. Doors for the afternoon session open at 1:00pm, briefing at 1:30, game-on at 1:45 and finish at 5pm. There will be an out-of-character dinner break, then the briefing for the evening session starts at 7pm, game-on at 7:15, and game end at 11pm.

New participants are welcome, there are a number of great characters I’d like to introduce to make life exciting for the returning characters so please do feel very welcome to attend even if you missed the first one, and to invite others you think may enjoy the game

If you participated in event 1, you can choose to play the same character, or if you don’t want to or don’t think it is appropriate for them to return, you can choose to play someone different. If you registered for the event that was postponed from March 6th, you do not need to register again, your registration carries over. If you can no longer make the game, please email me on scandal.and.society.larp@gmail.com and I’ll organise a refund for you.

1:30pm - 11:300pm. Petone Community House, 6 Britannia St, Petone. Tickets: $40, $20 for one part.

May 15, 2021
The Face of Oblivion (Palmerston North)

277, May 17, Asteroid Habitat Aoraki Mountain, Captain’s Address to Crew:

“People, we’ve done this before. The system newcomer Oblivion, whatever its mass, is just another flying rock. Killing rocks is our trade - we have the technology, the manpower, and the will. Earth will not fall on our watch.”

2278, April 4, Asteroid Habitat Aoraki Mountain, Captain’s Address to Crew:

“… in light of Oblivion 3’s failure due to catastrophic equipment malfunction, technical crews will be inspecting Aoraki’s infrastructure early this year. We trust that our crew will behave in the spirit of Aoraki as Oblivion passes through our orbit…”

2278, April 4, Captain’s Private Log

“This isn’t over.”

The Face of Oblivion is a science fiction game of hard choices written by Catherine Pegg, you are the bridge crew of the Aoraki Mountain one of Earth’s Space Habbitats. It is a theaterform game, which means it is a 2-3 hours one off game, there are 8 Pre-written characters.

Kelvin Grove Community Centre, 68 Kaimanawa Street, Kelvin Grove, PALMERSTON NORTH. Registration form. Cost TBA, but $20 or under to cover venue and snacks.

4 - 6 June, 2021
Hydra 2021

Wellington’s annual larp convention is back for another year, though at a different time due to pandemic disruption. GMs are currently getting their games on the website (“get your games on the website! stat!”), and registration should open soon.

This is a residential con, with accommodation and food provided.

Brookfield Scout Camp, 562 Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata. Registration will be on the website, cost TBA, but in the past it has cost $75 plus $35 for catering.

12 June 2021
Empty Vessels: Omens

The Queen of Arylide, previously dismissed by her neighbours as too young and inexperienced to be of any notice, has unexpectedly won the support of two notable mercenary groups: the Calimala and the Seta. Only a generation ago, they helped a kingdom of the northern countries become a fearsome empire. Arylide’s neighbours are no longer dismissive.

The royal family of Luxembia, preparing for the worst, have hired a strange group of alchemists into their court: people who claim the magics of the natural world can be replicated and strengthened through the human body. They say there is infinitely more potential in magic than its uses in healing.

Between the two kingdoms are the merchant princes of Rochiram, who have been oddly quiet about the sudden panic.

As a means of fostering peace and communications between the southern countries, the Duchess of Leutke has invited a delegation from each of her neighbours to come to her manor and discuss, in person, the reasons behind the rising tensions and distrust. By means of throwing a week-long party, bookended by “serious” meetings.

Unfortunately, such an event will draw all kinds of attention, from tourists to spies, to rebellious teenagers and thieves…

This is the first event in the “Empty Vessels” campaign. For more information, check out the campaign’s Facebook group.

3:30pm - 8:300pm. Petone Community House, 6 Britannia St, Petone. Tickets: $25, $5 discount for NZLARPS / VUW Games Club / SAGA members and new larpers.

25 - 27 June 2021
Consequence 3: Thunderstruck

The third game in the Consequence LARP campaign. The Rift has been closed for almost 8 months, however a method of communication back to Stateside has been devised. Despite the many unforeseen dangers, many newcomers have put down roots in the divided town of Consequence, and others have been meddling with unfathomable forces. Bonds will surely be tested if and when an attempt to reopen the Rift succeeds.

Brookfield Scout Camp, 562 Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata. Tickets onsale soon, but will cost $140 for players and $75 for crew, with a $10 discount for NZLARPS members.

The Future

  • All plans are still contingent on the pandemic
  • We have a gap in July, before Blood in the Furrows in August.
  • Plans are afoot for The Markov Solution in October.
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Oh cool, the Face of Oblivion is coming back. Are you running it, Idiot or Cat?

Actually its @KingCodyak ; he’s trying to get some larping started in PN.

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