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Daytime! Daytime! MineLARP

Minecraft is, of course, a 100% accurate recreation of the experience of building your own structures, weapons and clothes as an attempt to survive in a wild and hostile land. If you had to do it in real life, it'd be just like that. Don't believe me? Well, let Gary Bigham: Pro Larper demonstrate...


WELL I LIKED IT. The "pretending to be an 80s fratmovie nerd" shtick is pretty thin, but the Minecraft element right tickled me. I always did wonder about the practicalities of punching animals and making pick axes out of sticks. It even evokes a little of the lonely, endangered sadness of Minecraft too.

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Alec Meer

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Ancient co-founder of RPS. Long gone. Now mostly writes for rather than about videogames.

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