Last month, an event called Bitva o Fort went down. That’s Battle of the Fort in English, and it saw hordes of Lord of the Rings fans converge on the village of Radíkov in the Czech Republic to recreate an epic battle between the forces of men, elves and some very well-dressed orcs.
While there still isn't a realease date for the exceptionally bloody movie Knights of Badassdom, we do have a brand new trailer. Could this mean there'll be actual news about this film soon? Everything we've seen from this movie looks hilarious, and wondrously gory. Even this trailer, which starts off fairly PG,…
Movies and cartoons collide this week, as Quorra (Olivia Wilde's character in Tron: Legacy) appears on Tron: Uprising. We also see the fruits of Skrull labor pay off this week on Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and what happens when Bender joins the ranks of the paparazzi on Futurama.
You might run into this 12-meter-long dragon and have to do that cartwheel-legged, Scooby Doo run off the premises. This sculpture was constructed by Valve, a Finnish LARPing group who built (and left) it there last month. Between this and the Wizard Quest in Wisconsin, we have a good case for building more dragons in…
These stark socialist sculptures in Bulgaria have an almost Zardoz-like aesthetic about them. You half expect a coterie of post-apocalyptic stormtroopers to come piling out, armed with laser-axes designed to crush the edifice of bourgeois oppression.
GenCon brought thousands of gamers to Indianapolis last weekend, and with them some serious geeky fun and costumery. Here's our photo gallery of the most amazing sights.
The Wild Hunt, a recent film festival standout, is playing in a limited number of Canadian cities this week. It's about what happens when live-action role players take themselves far too seriously. I love the funny/evil tone of the trailer.
Goodbye regular live-action role-players, and hello live-Avatar role-players. Get a sneak peek into the rapidly growing world of Avatar LARPs. Yes, it's a parody. And yes, one of the characters does have Na'vi sex with a flower.
Of course this indictment of LARPing in the USA is itself an exercise in role-playing. "Kalle" is Viennese performance artist Johannes Grenzfurthner, who loves to mix geek culture with bizarro art and strange scholarly endeavors.
At first, I misread the phenomenon as LARPing , the pastime for aspiring night elf mohawks. Now I've realized the acronym reads "LAPP."
Click to view Last week, we told you about how artist Brody Condon got a Rhizome grant to do a play based on William Gibson's cyberpunk classic Neuromancer, which he would be staging at a barn in rural Missouri with a cast taken from a local Baptist Church amateur drama group. Condon's other art is equally wonderful…
I was lying there incapacitated in the geoscience lab, wounded by a creepy, clawed alien, when one of the suits from Corporate approached. "Got any ammo?" he said briskly. "No, sir." "Then gimme your gun." He yanked my ST-99 assault rifle from my hands, then set it on a nearby counter. The range light was still on,…