This is the fifth of a series of articles about the economics of LARP (live action role-playing) and the failure of market forces within the hobby. This series is derived from a lecture which I gave at Camelot UK LARP conference held in November 2019.

  • The first blog of this series, about LARP and the Failure of Market Forces, can be found here.
  • The second in the series, about What LARP Should Cost, can be found here.
  • The third in this blog series, discussing What do Other Similar Pastimes Charge? can be found here.
  • The fourth entitled What are we charging? can be found here.

A late night plot meeting at All for One

This is the fourth of a series of articles about the economics of LARP (live action role-playing) and the failure of market forces within the hobby. This series is derived from a keynote lecture which I gave at Camelot UK LARP conference held in November 2019.

  • The first blog of this series, about LARP and the Failure of Market Forces, can be found here.
  • The second in the series, about What LARP Should Cost, can be found here.
  • The third in this blog series, discussing What do Other Similar Pastimes Charge? can be found here.

This is the third of a series of articles about the economics of LARP and the failure of market forces when applied to the hobby. This series is derived from one of the keynote lectures which I gave at Camelot UK LARP conference held in November 2019.

  • The first blog of this series, about LARP and the Failure of Market Forces, can be found here.
  • The second in the series, about What LARP Should Cost, can be found here.
  • The fourth post discussing What are we Charging? can be found here.


The 1am Sunday morning plot meeting
The 1am Sunday morning plot meeting
The 1am Sunday plot meeting

This is the second of a series of articles about the economics of larp and the failure of market forces when applied to the hobby. You can find the first of these articles here.


  • The second in the series, about What LARP Should Cost, can be found here.
  • The third in this blog series, discussing What do Other Similar Pastimes Charge? can be found here.
  • The fourth post discussing What are we Charging? can be found here.


A mature approach to roleplaying.


Me, at All for One, on the left of the picture. Photo credit Tom Garnett



Rachel Thomas

Vet, likes all things animal. Roleplayer, LARP & Crooked House LRP. Plays and organises interactive narrative fiction. Travels as Vetvoyages.

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