By Kjell Hedgard Hugaas and Sarah Lynne Bowman. This post was originally published on nordiclarp.org, and is reprinted here with permission from the authors . This manifesto describes in detail our preference for playing, designing, and facilitating larp experiences with the explicit purpose of encouraging transformative impacts within participants. This work is a synthesis of […]
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Author: Sarah Lynne Bowman
Sarah Lynne Bowman is a game scholar, designer, and organizer. She currently teaches as adjunct faculty in English, Communication, and Humanities for several institutions including Austin Community College. McFarland Press published her dissertation in 2010 as The Functions of Role-playing Games: How Participants Create Community, Solve Problems, and Explore Identity. Bowman served as an editor for The Wyrd Con Companion Book from 2012-2015 and is currently a Coordinating Editor for the International Journal of Role-Playing. She was the lead organizer for the Living Games Conference 2016, helped coordinate the Role-playing and Simulation in Education Conference at Texas State University, and served on several committees for Living Games 2018.