RPGnet review of Playground Worlds

RPGnet has a review by Ryan Paddy of this year’s Knudebook Playground Worlds. Here’s what he has to say about my article, The Age of Indulgence: Juhana Pettersson is a funny guy, given to mock-serious writings. Here he discusses the potential of larp as a vehicle for physical indulgence. He Continue Reading


My friend Mike Pohjola has published a novel called (Gummerus, 2008), now reviewed in Turun Sanomat: Kadonneet kyyneleet lomittaa kaksi tarinaa, jotka näyttävät olevan melko kaukana toisistaan mutta joissa molemmissa on suhteellisen paljon ongelmia – itse asiassa enemmän kuin pienet ihmiset tai olennot ovat valmiita murtumatta kestämään. Se kertoo palasia Continue Reading

More About Playground Worlds

Here’s the official press release about Playground Worlds, an anthology of articles about roleplaying I contributed to: PLAYGROUND WORLDS PUBLISHED! How does a boarding school that uses role-playing games as a primary teaching method function? Can the basics of Forge theory be condensed into one article? What do Happenings and Continue Reading

Playground Worlds

I’m back from Solmukohta! I’m going to post some other stuff from there as well, but first the annual Solmukohta book: I have an article in the book called The Age of Indulgence. Here’s the abstract: Role-playing games are a way to do things you want to do, but wouldn’t Continue Reading