Compared to other games, LARPing is the only one which allows you to completely immerse yourself into the setting, and perhaps offers the player their best chance to experience what it would be like to be someone else. That is until full Artificial Reality video games are realised, which will not be for some time.
I never thought I'd be the kind of person to care about guns - as long as it did the job and killed the enemy it's all good, right? - I was surprised at how fun it was to explore all the different types of weapons and have fun trying to find which one suits my playstyle the most.
The future of LARP is undeniably promising. The continuing creation of new LARP events proves that there remains a strong player demand for new and alternative settings. Similarly, new traders serving the live role-play community are still being founded, whilst existing traders adapt their stock in order to appeal to the burgeoning market.
RPG fans, are you ready? Diablo III has just launched in the UK. Diablo fans are no doubt playing the game right now, but