Matthew Webb is a creative partner at Jackalope Live Action Studios and the lead software developer at the augmented reality software studio Incognita Limited. He has over 17 years experience playing and running LARPs, from Vampire: the Masquerade to post-apocalyptic boffer, as well as running the online Vampire game at Sanguinus.org. His current projects are the official White Wolf immersive Sabbat one-shot LARP, The Night in Question and the upcoming Cyberpunk 2020's upcoming LARP adaptation Cyberpunk: Night City. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his lovely partner Stef, his step-daughter and three black cats.
Episode | September 27th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 12 mins
geeks, larp, matthew webb, nerdball, roleplaying games
The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite have a sit down with Matthew Webb about his recent article about the concept of LARP as Nerdball. Ryan, Carie and Jason talk about how competitive play can be abusive and systemic. They also exploring ways we can all work to prevent those problems and build healthy gaming communities.