Larp Rules Library
A library of larp rulebooks
We collect information about the rulebooks in use and publish it here. It’s a library of what is going on all around the world. Please dive in an take a look. We are always looking to learn more. If you want to point out something we should be listing; then please fill out the form on this link.
We periodically publish ideas and discussions about different aspects of ruling on things in larp. You’ll find these here. Often this takes a single idea and explores it. Sometimes these ideas come from the LARPbook team. Sometimes from readers or listeners. No matter what the source we try and look at it in more detail. You’ll find these here.
I've recently run into two sets of rules. One is an updated rule book for the Croatian Terra Nova LARP. This book is published on Google Docs and according to old friend of LARP Book Ivan Zelac - anyone can make use of it. The second is a general set of rules of...read more
Sometimes on the Internet and you get lucky and this happened with my post about using the old Fantasy Standard of "He has the Strength of 10 men" in a LARP Rule. Jeremy Springfield on Google+ put in a comment to me that explained the Siege Damage Rule used in a...read more
This is an attempt to explain something that has gone into the LARPBook Facebook group as part of the discussion around or LARP rule book. What I'm looking into for the next update is the removal of points to control damage inflicted on a character. The theory is that...read more
This is a follow on to our previous article on including sex in larps and the discussion in episode 4 of the podcast on the same subject. The first article looks at rules methods for achieving this and the podcast turned into a more of a personal discussion. Here one...read more
After quite a bit of thinking, more delays than I really care to think about the beta version of the LARPBook open LARP Rules book is now out. Click here to download the book in PDF format This book is published under a creative commons licence you are free to copy,...read more
I've been thinking more about the idea of building of mechanics for social reactions. It came to me that this kind of rule needs a trigger. What's needed is something all players can see, and that could be worn easily with costume (or none if the larp is not...read more