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Pocket Guide to American Freeform is a 24,000-word monograph written especially for [Bundle of Holding's American Freeform Bundle] by Lizzie Stark, game designer and author of Leaving Mundania (Chicago Review Press, 2012), a nonfiction treatise on live-action roleplaying.

Available nowhere else outside this offer, Pocket Guide to American Freeform is a concise introduction to and surve
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ebook, Version 1.01, 80 pages
Published February 12th 2014 by Bundle of Holding
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Doug
Feb 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book is currently an 80-page (+/-) PDF that can only be had from The Bundle of Holding1's American Freeform2 Bundle. Since Lizzie Stark has published some of the information before, in previous form, on her blog, and since she has published at least one more fuller monograph on a similar topic, Leaving Mundania, I will generally assume that this book will rise again in some form or another outside of the Bundle. My review is for the Bundle'd edition, though.

It is clear that Stark has
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Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I purchased this book after writing and running my first freeform LARP last month at Dreamation, a gaming convention Lizzie Stark mentions in her book. "American LARP" means many things to many people here in the US and abroad, and as a player and game designer, I find it very hard to divorce myself from all of that noise to just sit down and write.

The most valuable insight in this book in terms of writing and designing games involves the difference between a coordinator and a direct
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Lizzie Stark is the author of the forthcoming Pandora's DNA , which combines the history and science of the so-called breast cancer genes with personal memoir and family research. Her first book, Leaving Mundania, is a narrative nonfiction account of the hobby of larp.

Lizzie holds a masters' degree in journalism from Columbia
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