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PoRtaL 2: Budapest (2014)

PoRtaL 2: Budapest

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Date: 8. - 9. March 2014

Part of: PoRtaL Larp Convention

About the convention:

We are proud to announce that the second event of the international larp convention series which started out in Zagreb last year will be held in Budapest this year. Everyone who is interested somehow in the larping scene of our region – be it participation, organizing or research – is welcome. The name PoRtaL comes from our goal to connect larpers of the region regardless of preferences in genre or playstyle – P for Play, R for RPG, L for Larp
As the deadline gets nearer and more and more participants show up, we kindly ask everyone to register individually using the form on the website as soon as possible. You can still show up even if you don’t register, but we can only gurantee seating in the conference room for the registered participants.
What to expect:
– An opportunity to introduce yourselves to the scene. If you are a researcher, presenter or organize an international larp, you will have an opportunity to introduce and promote what you are doing.
– Presentations about larp and roleplay theory, larping in education, reports about the current status of the larp and ARG scene in the region, workshops about tools and techniques which aid organizing larps, and much more – program submissions are open until 28th of February.
– Moderated debates about topics which arise during the event.
As we have confirmed visitors from multiple countries, working language of the convention will be English.
Participation is free, although contributions to the event supplies in the form of soft drinks and snacks are encouraged and welcome.

🎭 There was a session of short presentations about different larps.
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 There were presentations about larp scenes in Southeastern Europe, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Poland.
👐🏽 There was a workshop on Ars Amandi followed by a discussion about different meta techniques - tousling, red garter, clips on clothing.
👩🏿‍🏫 Fromann Richárd, Lippai Edit, and Damsa Andrei held a presentation about gamification and games in education.
🇺🇦 There was a presentation on classification and categorisation of larps in Ukraine.
🔫 New Storm larp presentation got people excited about this game.
🚀 Ivan Žalac ran Star Trek: Tethys larp.
🎪 Zofia “Zula” Skowrońska ran a presentation about larp workshops.
🧑🏻‍🎓 There was a presentation about larping on Eötvös Loránd University.
👨🏼‍🏫 There was a presentation on the meaning of storytelling and role-playing in education crafted for people with disabilities.

We haven't had access to a program for this convention. The list is simply based on external references, memory, rumours and so on and the list might not be completed.
If you have a correction or are in access of a program then please send us an update.


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